screen clear question

Andrew Robert arobert at
Wed Jan 5 10:58:42 EST 2005

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Alan Gauld wrote:
>> But the bottom line is that there is no builtin command because the 
>> mechanism is different on each platform.
> I'd have said it was because the inpreter is line-oriented rather than 
> screen-oriented, but YMMV.
> Cheers,
> Nick.
I would try doing a test against the resident OS the program is running 
against and set the clear command based on that.

Thank you,
Andrew Robert

E-mail: arobert at

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