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Reads string from terminal screen


(PHP 4 >= 4.2.0, PHP 5 < 5.3.0, PECL ncurses >= 1.0.0)

ncurses_instrReads string from terminal screen


int ncurses_instr ( string &$buffer )

This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, its name, and surrounding documentation may change without notice in a future release of PHP. This function should be used at your own risk.

Reads a string from the terminal screen and returns the number of characters read from the current character position until end of line.



The characters. Attributes will be stripped.

Return Values

Returns the number of characters.

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