How to clear the screen in a WindowsNT / Linux - Console (C/C++)

Jack A Walker jawalker@beckman.com
Thu Feb 10 09:07:00 GMT 2000


system("clear"); ?

Jack



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Subject:  How to clear the screen in a WindowsNT / Linux - Console (C/C++)



Does anybody know how to clear the
screen and set up the cursor to the
upper left position?

The Escape-code I used sometimes
in Windows 95/98

   cout << "\x1b[2J";

doesn't work with Linux and
Windows NT. It works just if I set up
the 'ansi.sys' in the config.sys of
Win95/98.


Martin
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