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How to create menus for shell scripts


© December 2004 (various authors)

See also Perl KCMenu.



Taken from a newsgroup post

From: Grant Edwards <gra...@visi.com>
Subject: Re: Bonehead Q: text menus
References: <pan.2005.02.01.20.45.01.745717@NsOeSiPnAeMr.com> 
Date: 01 Feb 2005 21:09:48 GMT
Message-ID: <41fff01c$0$20044$a1866201@visi.com> 

On 2005-02-01, Captain Dondo <y...@NsOeSiPnAeMr.com> wrote:

> What is the library/util that allows you to build text menus?



Well, which do you want, a library or a utility?

If you want a utility:

  dialog or whiptail

If you want a bash builtin, 

  select

If you want a library


  ncurses or newt
  
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