[Tutor] help [clearing the screen]

Danny Yoo dyoo@hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Thu, 31 Jan 2002 22:56:12 -0800 (PST)

Hi James,

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> I have made a program that will prints out some
> options
> 1. to view the list
> 2. to add to the list
> 3. to delete from the list
> 4. to quit
> and after you select what you want to do, and do it
> then the program brings the menu up again and asks you
> what you want to do, but the prompt soon gets
> cluttered with all of the stuff inside it, is there a
> way to clear it before it displays the menu again? 

Hmmm... how about something like this?

def clearScreen():
    for i in range(80): print

I'm not sure if there's a platform-independent way of clearing a screen.  
I did a quick check on google, and it looks like this might be useful:


Good luck to you.