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RE: Re: tcsh clear command?
- From: "Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]" <BBuchbinder at niaid dot nih dot gov>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 12:24:55 -0500
- Subject: RE: Re: tcsh clear command?
Andrew DeFaria wrote on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 12:51 AM:
> Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 12 February 2008 22:35, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>>> Christopher Stack wrote:
>>>> i've noticed in the cygwin implementation of tcsh that the clear
>>>> command doesn't exist. is it in some other format or is there a
>>>> module to add this? i thought it was part of the basic tcsh.
>> I always find
>> alias clear cmd /c cls
>> works best in a DOS console, it has the benefit of resetting the
>> scroll buffer where clear only blanks the currently-visible area.
> And if one is not using a "DOS console" (<- who the hell would use
> Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
> I just got a physical and asked the doctor, "How do I stand?" He
> said, "That's what puzzles me!"
I do not know what the syntax is for alias in tcsh, but the following work in bash.
alias clear='echo -ne \\e[2J'
alias clear='echo -ne "\e[2J"'