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term::receive - General input from terminals

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package require Tcl 8.5 9
package require term::receive ?0.2?

::term::receive::getch ?chan?
::term::receive::listen cmd ?chan?
cmd process string
cmd eof
::term::receive::unlisten ?chan?


This package provides the most primitive commands for receiving characters to a terminal. They are in essence convenient wrappers around the builtin commands read and fileevent.

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This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain bugs and other problems. Please report such in the category term of the Tcllib Trackers. Please also report any ideas for enhancements you may have for either package and/or documentation.

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character input, control, get character, listener, receiver, terminal


Terminal control


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