for Ozo

Posted on 1998-09-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I'm sorry man, I deleted the question again when I saw that It hadn't been answered.  Then I went to my mailbox and got a message.  Thats the last time I'll delete without checking comments first.
Could you please comment again?

How can I stop stdin from echoing to the screen in UNIX?

Question by:bod_1
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Expert Comment

ID: 1293316
getch() is supported in
#include <curses.h>
but that may come with more bagage than you want.
You may want to check Q.10025757 if you know what flavor of unix this is for.
you might also try
system("stty -echo");

Author Comment

ID: 1293317
Thanks Ozo,
kind of answered two questions for me;
   I was wondering about system's() implementation in UNIX as well.


Author Comment

ID: 1293318
I searched for curses.h and couldn't find it (I have BorlandC++4 and MSDEV4).
How can I find Q.10025757?

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Expert Comment

ID: 1293319
If you're on Unix, you should be able to say
 man curses
 man getch

Author Comment

ID: 1293320
Thanks Ozo.

I think you have to enter an answer for the question before I can give you the points (these show up as comments for me).
I don't see a button asking me to accept answer.
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Accepted Solution

ozo earned 50 total points
ID: 1293321
I hope you've found everything you need to know.

Author Comment

ID: 1293322
Yep, getch has a manual entry on my server.
I'm going to have to take a look at their curses header to see what I'm missing.

Thanks again Ozo.


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