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Python Python Basics Types and Branching String Methods

'clear' command doesn't work in REPL?

Following along with the lesson in the Console box, which is getting crowded, tried to use 'clear' and got a NameError: name 'clear' is not defined Why is this? and is there another way to clear the REPL aside from closing and reopening?

4 Answers

You can do 'Control L' to clear REBL

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control D drops you out of the REPL, whereas control L with clean up your screen (your previous lines of code are still in your practice session, and you can retrieve them by pressing the up arrow)

Have you tried?

import os;os.system("clear")

press control D to exit the REPL and then type in clear