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Title: Dead link 'consolelib' in faq/library
Type: enhancement Stage:
Components: Documentation Versions: Python 3.10
Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: docs@python Nosy List: JMcB17, docs@python, eric.araujo
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2021-11-19 16:41 by JMcB17, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin.

Messages (3)
msg406594 - (view) Author: JMcB (JMcB17) * Date: 2021-11-19 16:41
At it says:
For Windows: use the consolelib module.
And links to:
This link is dead. Also, a quick google search for consolelib doesn't yield any good results, and I've never heard of it myself.
msg406619 - (view) Author: Éric Araujo (eric.araujo) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-11-19 22:00
Archived version:

The whole FAQ entry should be reviewed for relevance.
Is it true that curses is not built by default?
Should third-party curses modules be recommended?
How do people develop text user interfaces on windows these days?
msg406623 - (view) Author: JMcB (JMcB17) * Date: 2021-11-19 22:28
The command line libraries I'm aware of that support windows are Blessed (curses-based), Rich, Asciimatics, and python-prompt-toolkit.
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Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:52adminsetgithub: 90002
2021-11-19 22:28:51JMcB17setmessages: + msg406623
2021-11-19 22:00:04eric.araujosetnosy: + eric.araujo
messages: + msg406619
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