On 14/08/06, don <donsdx / gmailspambad.invalid> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm new to Ruby and programming and I know I'm getting a
> little ahead of myself, but I'm having trouble finding the
> command that sends you to a specific row and column on a
> monitor before writing something.  Also any related
> commands.
>
> I have the pickaxe book if the commands are in there.  I
> know about printf and sprintf, but I do not think that is
> what I am looking for.
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
>
> Don
>
>
That kind of functionality is usually provided by an external library
such as ncurses. There is a ruby/ncurses binding available at
http://ncurses-ruby.berlios.de/

Farrel