[IPython-user] ncurses under IPython

Geoffrey Fulton geoffreyfulton@gmail....
Sun Feb 15 21:59:13 CST 2009

You might try looking at curses.wrapper, though, I think it just
ensures the terminal is in a correct state when shutting down or

On 2/15/09, Chris Jones <cjns1989@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to use IPython to display ncurses color pairs on a 256-color
> xterm.
> Since I'm unsure of the syntax of many ncurses calls, I thought doing
> this interactively and using the %save or %edit magic commands might be
> more productive than writing a script and running it from a shell.
> The problem I'm having is that as soon as I initialize the ncurses
> context via the "cbreak" .. "noecho" .. calls, the terminal becomes
> unusable - I can no longer enter anything interactively.
> Is there a way out of this?
> Thanks,
> CJ
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