[Tutor] updating a print statement
kent37 at tds.net
Mon Dec 10 20:43:53 CET 2007
Bryan Fodness wrote:
> I have a print statement in a for loop so I can watch the progress
> for line in file(file):
> the_line = line.split()
> if the_line:
> print ("Index = %.2f") %index
> Is there a way that only one line will be output and the variable is
> updated rather than one line for every index.
I'm not sure I understand what you are asking. index is never updated in
the loop above.
If you want to overwrite the same line on the console, try
print "\rIndex = %.2f" % index,
You might need some extra spaces at the end of the print to 'erase' a
longer previous line.
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