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How do you clear the screen?

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 19, 2000 at 11:27 UTC ( #18774=categorized question: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Contributed by Anonymous Monk on Jun 19, 2000 at 11:27 UTC
Q&A  > input and output


Answer: How do you clear the screen?
contributed by cleen

use Term::Cap. use the POSIX module to probe certain features of the terminal.

#!/usr/local/bin/perl use POSIX; use Term::Cap; # General terminal line I/O my $termios = new POSIX::Termios; $termios->getattr; # Extract the entry of the terminal type my $term = Term::Cap->Tgetent( { OSPEED => $termios->getospeed } ); # clear $term->Tputs('cl', 1, STDOUT);
Answer: How do you clear the screen?
contributed by MrNobo1024

Shell out and ask the OS to do it:

system $^O eq 'MSWin32' ? 'cls' : 'clear';
Answer: How do you clear the screen?
contributed by AgentM

use Curses:

use Curses; initscr(); refresh(); #use Curses calls for the rest of your program
Answer: How do you clear the screen?
contributed by osfameron

use Win32::Console:

$CONSOLE->Cls(); $CONSOLE->Cls( $FG_WHITE | $BG_GREEN );
Where $CONSOLE is your blessed Console object.
Answer: How do you clear the screen?
contributed by arhuman

# vt100 compliant terminal needed print "\033[2J";
Answer: How do you clear the screen?
contributed by wil

use Term::Screen:

use Term::Screen; my $terminal = new Term::Screen; $terminal->clrscr();

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