Re: Unix Scrolling Script Help Needed
From: Juhan Leemet (juhan_at_logicognosis.com)
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 20:39:51 -0200
On Thu, 22 Jul 2004 12:37:10 -0700, Andrew wrote:
> How can I create a script using .sh that will allow scrolling within a
> unix console terminal. Here's the deal. This script is for a
> customized Solaris 9 CD, that should prompt the user for some
> licensing information, supplied by myself, in a scrolling format which
> would use arrow or function keys. In addition, the user will be doing
> the installation through a console port and since the only shell
> script would be sh (I think this is the only shell script available at
> install time??).
If there is a windowing system working, then your console or shelltool (or
whatever it's called should have scrolling bar(s). If it is simply a
console login, then I don't know. Scrolling is usually a window management
function, not a shell function. I guess you're looking for a mini-window
(like a window blind?) manager?
emacs? (don't hit me!)
-- Juhan Leemet Logicognosis, Inc.