clear shell screen

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Mon Oct 29 07:47:03 CET 2007

En Mon, 29 Oct 2007 00:08:14 -0300, Shawn Minisall  
<trekker182 at> escribi�:

> Does anyone know how to clear the shell screen completely ?  I tried
> import os and then os.system("clear") was said to have worked in Windows
> XP, but it's just bringing up another window, then it turns black and
> then it closes in within about a second moving the prompt at the
> os.system("clear") line .  I've also tried os.system("cls") with the
> same results.

Try running cls from a command prompt. If it works, it should work from  
inside Python, using os.system("cls")

Gabriel Genellina

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