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Is there a function to set the cusor(blinking line) in a console app

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Is there a function to set the cusor(the blinking line) in a console app back to the beginning? PLEASE RESPOND, I need to know how ASAP. Thank you very much. [edited by - Mindar on February 6, 2003 7:48:13 PM]

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Very easy

Need to include windows.h then these 2 lines



COORD cursor = {0, 0};
HANDLE Output = GetStdHandle(STD_OUTPUT_HANDLE);



Then whenever you want to place the cursor back to the top just:

SetConsoleCursorPosition(Output, cursor);

There ya go.

Jeff D

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Hey np I had the same question like a few months ago someone came up with that. Also if you come back to this thread really check out GameTutorials.com. They taught me a lot and is just as good of a community as this one, but much smaller so the ppl are a little closer and more helpful(sometimes). GameDev seems to be a little more profesaional, while GameTutorials aims more to the newbie programmers, and BTW goodluck on all your projects.

Jeff D

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