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Clearing the Screen in Java

Posted by Matt Gerrans on November 03, 2001 at 12:47 PM

Well, in C/C++ it is clrscr() (it is in conio.h), but for the console, Java just has buffered I/O (as far as I know), so do this:

for( int i = 0; i < 25; i++ )


> > Hi, I'm trying to creat a simple program that runs in MS-DOS Prompt, and I've decided not to use the java.awt class (partly because I don't know how). What I was wondering is if there is a way to clear the screen. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
> > Hiran

> sorry dude I was looking for the same thing when i found this, lol, oh well good luck, to both of us

  • Help needed Zonkmaster January 23, 2002 at 8:36 PM (1)
    • Re: Loop Greg February 04, 2002 at 10:27 PM (0)

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