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Text-Based User Interfaces

Create text-based user interfaces.

Background Information

A text-based user interface (also called a terminal user interface or a character-based user interface (CHUI)) is a user interface that uses text, symbols, and colors. It runs in a character-based terminal.

Available Tools


The Caché character-based windowing API. This API enables programmers to build windowing interfaces on character-based terminals using a mnemonic space syntax. See CHARWIN: Character-based Windowing API.

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