On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 12:38:42PM -0500, Jerry McAllister wrote: > On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 09:23:43AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > > > > > Maybe somebody knows this one: is there a game or educational > > app that will popup a small frame with a question and space for > > answer? Say: "What is the capitol of Kansas? or What is the cube > > root of 8? > > > > The questions and answers could be in a textfile: > > > > #Q #A > > What is the capitol of Kansas? Topeka > > What is the cube root of 8? 2 > > > > I'm thinking of something very simple that could be expanded > > over time. Linux has something that's pretty near what I'm > > aiming for, but it breaks--I'm obviously missing some libraries. > > After looking for four days I thought I'd ask here. > > > > thanks for any clues, > > > > gary > > > > PS: I could probably knock something out in a half hour using > > /bin/sh but I'd rather have something more graphic and flexible. > > You could check out curses/ncurses. There is a man page. > It might be overkill for what you want, but you can look. > It takes some effort to get started, but is not too bad to > keep adding to. > > I actually just do this sort of thing in a quickie web page and > run it through a browser. It only takes some simple tables. > If you want to read in the answers, a Perl or PHP script will > take care of it nicely. >
Yeah, I was thinking of exactly that; usring a random function and php4 and some web pages:: quick and dirty//(half-clean?:-) since I've already got that implemented. Is there a tk/tcl app to create popups on-the-fly? Anyway, thanks for your insights, gary > ////jerry > > > > > > > > > -- > > Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix > > > > _______________________________________________ > > email@example.com mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"