Overview

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The console module

This kit contains a simple console interface for Windows 9X/NT/2K/XP. It provides a cursor-addressable text display, plus support for keyboard and mouse input.

The console interface also comes with a command editing and history implementation (readline) for Windows platforms.

Enjoy /F

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release info

Comments, bug reports, and patches are welcome. Send them to fredrik@pythonware.com.

contents

README this file

_wincon.c the low-level driver for Win32

Console.py high-level interface

readline.py (experimental) command history and editing for Windows.
to enable this module, just put it on the Python path.

setup.py build/installation script

*.html documentation

demo*.py various demo and test scripts (the latter are in varying tests/*.py shape)