6.12 curses -- Terminal independant console handling

The curses module provides an interface to the curses Unix library, the de-facto standard for portable advanced terminal handling.

While curses is most widely used in the Unix environment, versions are available for DOS, OS/2, and possibly other systems as well. The extension module has not been tested with all available versions of curses.

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Tutorial material on using curses with Python is available on the Python Web site as Andrew Kuchling's Curses Programming with Python, at http://www.python.org/doc/howto/curses/curses.html.

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