TxWindows Library

Release date: 
Saturday, 16 September, 2017



Authors/Port authors:

The TxWindows library for development of text mode applications using a windowing system including menus, dialogs and more!

DFsee is developed using the TxWindows Library.

TxWindows features:

  • A text mode windowing system (UI)
  • A user interface based on the well-known principles of GUI's like Windows and OS2-PM, but operating entirely with text screen elements (ASCII, ANSI ...)
  • Uses UI elements like windows, buttons, lists, menus, entry fields; Is operated using keyboard and mouse.

And offers several advantages:

  • Portable to many platforms (OS2, DOS, Linux ...)
  • Fast, even on old hardware
  • Works in minimal environments like boot-diskettes (OS2, DOS, Linux ...) or  usb pen-drive
  • Appeals to command line users
This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

You can install the prerequisites with rpm running the following string in a command line:

yum install gcc

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

TxWindows Library v. 5.0 (16/9/2017) Readme/What's new
- TxWindows development library (Open Source), binaries and PDF documentation (at DFSee 14.8 level)
Record updated last time on: 26/06/2018 - 16:21


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