On Mon, 27 Mar 2000, Burke, Gary : GIG IS&T wrote:
> ]> Hi Friends,
> ]> Kindly inform me how to clear the console of Linux
> ]> using C .
> printf("\f"); /* ASCII character 12 is ^L which normally clear the console
> screen when you press it */
i think (iirc) perhaps he was looking for the ncurses way of doing
it. (he was asking for curses help in a previous thread)
I doubt the ncrusted state-keeping would deal well with his code
printf()'ing control chars. Slightly defeats the purpose of using a
terminal control library. ncurses won't know that you have written to
any ncurses gurus out there?
[PS: try searching the net for curses tutorials, and also check in a
good library for some Unix programming books, some also go over curses)
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