[R] newbie - clear console

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Fri Jul 16 08:19:39 CEST 2004

Rolf Turner wrote:

> Paolo Covelli wrote:
>>does it exist a sintax-comand to clear thre console (the screen)?
>>I've finded nothing on the standard manuals. (apart from the manual
>>comand CTRL+L)
> You don't say what operating system you're using .....
> Anyhow, as far as I know there is no built-in to clear the screen.
> But one is easy to build.  On a Unix system you could do
> 	cl <- function(){system("clear")}
> then executing cl() will clear the screen for you.
> On a Windoze system I think replacing ``clear'' by ``cls''
> in the definition of cl() should work.

That's true for the Windows shell, but for RGui there's no R function.

Uwe Ligges

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