Re: [R] newbie - clear console

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Fri 16 Jul 2004 - 16:19:39 EST

Rolf Turner wrote:

> 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.

That's true for the Windows shell, but for RGui there's no R function.

Uwe Ligges

> cheers,
>
> Rolf Turner
>
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