On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 17:19:22, James Rich wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, phil wrote:
>> 3. Do you happen to know if ncurses supports a combo of
>>    color/underline/blinking/bold.
>
> Blink? I'm pretty sure ncurses doesn't do blink.  There is no such
> attribute as bold (though the highlight attribute often appears bold).
> The others are supported.

On SuSE 9.2, ncurses (and xt5250) does blink.  You can see it with the
test pgm mentioned below.

Curiously, if I open two xt5250 sessions for two different iSeries
machines, they blink at *different* rates.  Strange but true!  Then if I
open a third session, the new session blinks at the faster rate, and the
two old sessions both blink at the slower rate, sometimes in unison, and
sometimes alternating.  I guess some people have too much time on their
hands :-)

> Scott's test program is useful.  You may also want to try out one that
> someone posted a while ago and I have listed on the x5250 site in the
> tests section (if the author of this program could speak up that would
> be great so I could properly attribute it!):
>
> http://www.chowhouse.com/~james/x5250/tests/index.html

OK, I admit it--it was me:

http://archive.midrange.com/linux5250/200406/msg00028.html

--Dave


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