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Simple textbox editing widget with Emacs-like keybindings

Project description

texteditpad

Simple textbox editing widget with Emacs-like keybindings. Provide richer features than curses.textpad routine and intended to replace it.

pypi repository: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/texteditpad

Usage

def test_editbox(stdscr):
    ncols, nlines = 9, 4
    uly, ulx = 15, 20
    stdscr.addstr(uly - 2, ulx, "Use Ctrl-G to end editing.")
    win = curses.newwin(nlines, ncols, uly, ulx)
    stdscr.refresh()

    return texteditpad.Textbox(win).edit()

text = curses.wrapper(test_editbox)
print 'Contents of text box:'
print text

Commands

Editing widget using the interior of a window object. Supports the following Emacs-like key bindings:

Command

Description

Ctrl-A

Go to left edge of window.

Ctrl-B

Cursor left, wrapping to previous line if appropriate.

Ctrl-D

Delete character under cursor.

Ctrl-E

Go to right edge or end of line

Ctrl-F

Cursor right, wrapping to next line when appropriate.

Ctrl-G

Terminate, returning the window contents.

Ctrl-H

Delete character backward.

Ctrl-I

Toggle insert/overwrite modes.

Ctrl-K

If line is blank, delete it, otherwise clear to end of line.

Ctrl-L

Refresh screen.

Ctrl-N

Cursor down; move down one line.

Ctrl-O

Insert a blank line at cursor location.

Ctrl-P

Cursor up; move up one line.

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