Printing repeatedly on same line
markus_wankus at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 25 17:28:27 CET 2003
Using sys.stdout.write() will work if you do not add your own '\n' to the
end of it.
Otherwise, add a *comma* to th eprint statement, liek so:
On Sat, 25 Jan 2003 16:18:50 -0000, Andrew Wilkinson
<ajw126NO at SPAMyork.ac.uk> wrote:
> Jason Morgan wrote:
>> How do I print (stdout) to the same line repeatedly? I want to offer a
>> status bar for a script. I have tried the following:
>> def statprint(s): # s is a string
>> import sys
>> sys.stdout.write(s+" "*(78-len(s))+"\r")
>> I got this from this ASPN page:
>> which seemed to be refering to Windows (I'm writing for Linux/*BSD). I
>> have tried the above function, but it prints in the same manner as
>> 'print' does.
>> Thanks for the help in advance.
> Try just adding a semicolon at the end of the print statement.
> For example
> print 1,
> print 2
> will give you
> 1 2
> Andrew Wilkinson
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