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Posted on 2004-08-03
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Does anybody have code for this?,

I'm doing a 16-bit (DOS) C program for reading a file with 2 fields pipe separated, and show them like

Key     Des
    1     One
    2     Two
    3     Three
and so on

I want to know how i can "scroll" the list if i've got more lines that maximum i can display at once.
Thanks
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Question by:VisionC
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by:Jaime Olivares
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If you want to make a plain terminal-style app, just put a message every 24 lines:

printf("Key\tDescription\n");
for (int i=0; i<maxElement; i++)   /* assuming some variable names */
{
         if ( (i+1)%24==0 ) {
              printf("Press any key to continue...");
              getch();
              printf("\n");
         }
         printf("%i\t%s\n", i, yourArray[i] );
}

If you want a more sophisticated user interface, use console functions that Turbo C gives you.

good luck,
Jaime.            
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by:VisionC
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How can i know about those console functions?
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by:Jaime Olivares
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Sorry, there are many years since I stop developing in Turbo C (about 15), but all information is in Turbo C Help.
See help about <conio.h> funtions.
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Jaime Olivares earned 200 total points
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If you want to download Turbo C for free, go to:
http://community.borland.com/article/0%2C1410%2C20841%2C00.html
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by:brettmjohnson
ID: 11711209
You could always just pipe the output to the MORE command on DOS.

C:> yourcmd | more

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=227449

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