On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 9:45 AM, eryk sun <eryk...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 1:12 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.mo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> By the way - if you're on a system with readline support included with
>> Python, GNU readline apparently has a binding for clear-screen
>> (CTRL-L) so you may well have this functionality already (I don;'t use
>> Unix or readline, so I can't comment for sure).
> Hooking Ctrl+L to clear the screen can be implemented for Windows
> Vista and later via the ReadConsole pInputControl parameter, as called
> by PyOS_StdioReadline. It should be possible to match how GNU readline
> works -- i.e. clear the screen, reprint the prompt, flush the input
> buffer, and write the current line's input back to the input buffer.
> The pInputControl parameter can also be used to implement Unix-style
> Ctrl+D to end a read anywhere on a line, whereas the classic
> [Ctrl+Z][Enter] has to be entered at the start of a line.

That sounds lovely, any chance you could work up a patch? :)

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