Printing dots in single-line

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Mon Nov 17 01:35:07 CET 2003


Bob Gailer wrote:

> At 08:22 AM 11/13/2003, trofer at nic.nac.wdyn.de wrote:
> 
> > Prints line of dots separated by a whitespace (. . . . . . etc). Is
> > there a
> > way I can get it to display them without that white space
> > (.......etc)?
> 
> Try (depending on the output device)
> while 1:
>      print '.\b',

A _far_ superior solution would be to simply not print the trailing
spaces in the first place:

	while True:
	    sys.stdout.write('.')
	    sys.stdout.flush()

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