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Re: Re: tcsh clear command?

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 12:24:55PM -0500, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>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.
>>> cheers,
>>> DaveK
>> And if one is not using a "DOS console" (<- who the hell would use
>> that! 
>> Yuck)?
>> --
>> Andrew DeFaria <>
>> 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"'

Or just type CTRL-L in bash, tcsh, and zsh if you want to clear the screen.


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