Re: [R] how to clear screen in R-console?

From: Michael <comtech.usa_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 17 Feb 2006 - 07:22:40 EST

I am actually using Rgui on Windows...

What can I do?

There is no way to programmatically clear screen?

On 2/16/06, Henrik Bengtsson <hb@maths.lth.se> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> depends on what type of terminal you are running. For example, if you
> run R in a VT100 terminal, you can try
>
> cat("The following VT100 escape sequence will clear the screen on a
> VT100 terminal\n")
> cat("\033[2J") # <ESC>[2J == Clear Screen
> cat("If the screen was cleared you should only see this sentence.\n")
>
> i.e.
>
> vt100ClearScreen <- function(...) cat("\033[2J")
>
> Some links:
> http://www.fh-jena.de/~gmueller/Kurs_halle/esc_vt100.html
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VT100
>
> Note, this is not guaranteed to work everywhere. To the best of my
> knowledge, you will not be able to do anything like this in Rgui on
> Windows.
>
> Cheers
>
> Henrik
>
>
> On 2/16/06, Michael <comtech.usa@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Any funcation that is callable from my program, instead of pressing
> keys?
> >
> > Thanks a lot!
> >
> >
> > On 2/16/06, Christian Schulz <ozric@web.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > ctrl - e & l
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> > > >HI all,
> > > >
> > > >How to clear the screen in R-console?
> > > >
> > > >Thanks a lot@!
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