Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Welcome to the Monastery
 
PerlMonks  

Re: RFC: Draft Q & A: How to clear the screen in a perl program

by NovMonk (Chaplain)
on Jul 20, 2006 at 12:09 UTC ( #562556=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RFC: Draft Q & A: How to clear the screen in a perl program

Thanks for the replies. As I expected, I learned a lot more about what I didn't know.

The last comment by AnonyMonk, while harsh, was particularly enlightening. I would respond, though, that some people just starting out, and who have found this oasis of knowledge in our monastery, will do what I did-- super search here on "clear screen" and variations. I know about man, but I believed you had to know what the sometimes cryptic command was Called before you could wrest anything intelligible out of it.

If it's the consensus of the community that this is not needed in our Q&A section, that's cool. Someone can still seach as I did and now find this little discussion. So my aim has been achived. But my thought was, when I wrote this up, that something this simple and basic, should be available somewhere in our tutorials or Q&A. I can't be the only one coming to Perl with limited Unix background who wanted to know how to do this.

Thanks again to all who commented.

NovMonk

  • Comment on Re: RFC: Draft Q & A: How to clear the screen in a perl program

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
A reply falls below the community's threshold of quality. You may see it by logging in.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://562556]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others browsing the Monastery: (3)
As of 2022-05-20 06:32 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?
    Do you prefer to work remotely?



    Results (72 votes). Check out past polls.

    Notices?