[[python_wiki:clear_screen]]

Clear Screen

General Information

A clear screen function that supports Windows, Unix, or Linux CLI programs.

Checklist

  • import sys : to check for platform
  • import subprocess : to send commands to the OS

Usage

Call this function to clear the command line screen:

clear_screen()
..do other stuff now that my screen is clear!

The Code

import sys,subprocess
 
def clear_screen():
  if(sys.platform == "win32"):
    subprocess.call("cls", shell=True)
  else:
    subprocess.call("clear", shell=True)

  • python_wiki/clear_screen.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/05/26 03:50
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