[ipxe-devel] Entering String in menu-context possible?

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Thu Apr 11 22:16:13 UTC 2013

On Wednesday 10 Apr 2013 17:16:11 Oliver Rath wrote:
> Is it possible to offer an input-field in menu for entering this? The
> "read"-command comes imho at the bottom of the screen and leaves the
> menu. But the "config"-command brings a much more good looking
> possibility for entering text. Is this mechanism usable for own issues?

Not directly, no.  However, you can use ANSI escape sequences to position the 
cursor and set the foreground and background colours immediately before 
issuing the "read" command.


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