Re: [R] newbie

From: Rolf Turner <rolf_at_math.unb.ca>
Date: Fri 16 Jul 2004 - 03:51:13 EST


Paolo Covelli wrote:

> does it exist a sintax-comand to clear thre console (the screen)?
> I've finded nothing on the standard manuals. (apart from the manual
> comand CTRL+L)

You don't say what operating system you're using .....

Anyhow, as far as I know there is no built-in to clear the screen. But one is easy to build. On a Unix system you could do

        cl <- function(){system("clear")}

then executing cl() will clear the screen for you.

On a Windoze system I think replacing ``clear'' by ``cls'' in the definition of cl() should work.

                                cheers,

                                        Rolf Turner



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