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Clearing DOS Window

seema mani
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Joined: Sep 30, 2001
Posts: 49
I want to clear the dos screen using java.
I saw 2 solutions on the net(given below) , but both did not work. Can someone advise how I can go about doing this ? I'm
working on Windows2000.
Thanks in advance.
1. char esc = 27; // ESC code
String clear = esc + "[2J" // note case
System.out.print(clear); // Dos screen should be cleared
2. Runtime.getRuntime().exec( "cmd.exe /c cls" ) ;

[This message has been edited by seema mani (edited October 24, 2001).]

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I agree. Here's the link:
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