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Listbox

Listbox element for bash and zsh

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Usage

Usage: listbox [options]
Example:
  listbox -t title -o "option 1|option 2|option 3" -r resultVariable -a '>'
Options:
  -h, --help                         help
  -t, --title                        list title
  -o, --options "option 1|option 2"  listbox options
  -r, --result <var>                 result variable
  -a, --arrow <symbol>               selected option symbol

General usage

source ./listbox.sh
listbox -t Title -o "option 1|option 2|option 3" -r result
echo "user chose: $result"

output:

  Title
  -----
  option 1
> option 2
  option 3

user chose: option 2

Specify arrow symbol

listbox -t Title -o "option 1|option 2|option 3" -a 'ā†’'

output:

  Title
  ---
ā†’ option 1
  option 2
  option 3

option 1

Pipe directly to variable

result=$(listbox -t Title -o "option 1|option 2|option 3" | tee /dev/tty | tail -n 1)
echo "user chose: $result"

output:

  Title
  ---
  option 1
> option 2
  option 3

user chose: option 2

License

MIT

Copyright (c) 2012-2016 Konstantin Gorodinskiy