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Writing Programs Using newt

Erik Troan, ewt@redhat.com

v0.30, 13 May 1998


The newt windowing system is a terminal-based window and widget library designed for writing applications with a simple, but user-friendly, interface. While newt is not intended to provide the rich feature set advanced applications may require, it has proven to be flexible enough for a wide range of applications (most notably, Red Hat's installation process). This tutorial explains the design philospohy behind newt and how to use newt from your programs.

1. Introduction

2. Basic Newt Functions

3. Windows

4. Components


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