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Re: overwritting print in same line

by tweetiepooh (Friar)
on Nov 14, 2011 at 16:35 UTC ( #937982=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to overwritting print in same line

If you just want to add dots then combine switching off buffering output with not printing "\n"

$|=1; [some loop condition] print "."; [do other stuff] [end loop]
This will print dots next to each other which maybe close to what you are asking for.
Depending on what you are doing you may only want to print a dot every n iterations
$|=1; $counter=0; [some loop condition] print "." unless $count++ % n; [do other stuff] [end loop]

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