Terminal Output Overwrite

Is it possible to overwrite or clear an output on the terminal in Rust?

I'm just wondering. Thanks! :grin:

For clearing the current line, I've used a hack with ANSI escape codes.

I tried with various readline-like libraries, but was unsuccessful at the time. I might have missed something obvious though.

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term has a delete_line method to clear the current line.

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If you just want to overwrite the last line (e.g. to update a status message), the easiest way is to write a '\r' which will put the cursor at the beginning of the line.


Thanks, that was what I was looking for!:slight_smile: