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Re: Overwriting printings

In article <395214A5.BA0D21B1@mathstat.dal.ca>,
  simon@mathstat.dal.ca wrote:

> Is there a way to get IDL to overwrite the previous print output,
> ratherthan starting a new line? I'm running IDL in Linux..

the `$' format character disables the automatic newline,
the character control-k kill the current output line.
Use something like this:

for i=1,1000 do begin
print,''   ; terminate the current line


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