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Re: zenity --text-info autoscrolling?





On Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:10:02 +0200
<tomas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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>On Sat, Mar 25, 2017 at 06:51:06PM -0500, Jason wrote:
>> Okay, if no one knows how to make zenity --text-info auto-scroll, what other
>> suggestions would you have for displaying output of a shell script that is able to
>> show the output of the current operation but with the option to scroll up to see
>> previous lines?
>> 
>> As an example of what I have in mind, I use rsync to make file backups and pipe the
>> output into zenity (--text-info) to show what is being done. The only problem is that
>> you have to keep scrolling down manually to see the last entry, which is not very
>> convenient.
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>I gave up zenity since long, and whenever I've to cobble up a small
>GUI I went back to... Tcl/Tk.
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>If you are interested, I could improvise something to get you started,
>but perhaps it leads you too far away from your comfort zone.

I am interested, but my free time is limited and I'm not sure where my position would be
on the learning curve. If you would be willing to give me an example of what is involved,
I might play with it a little to see if I think it is something I could learn how to use
without too many sleepless nights. :)

If you don't want to take the time, though, that's fine too as this is not of high
importance.
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>Let me know.
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>Regards
>- -- tomás
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Thanks,
Jason