Re: newlines, newlines ...

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg77860] Re: newlines, newlines ...*From*: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>*Date*: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 07:05:03 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK*References*: <f4r4nh$ad6$1@smc.vnet.net> <f4ti9u$f4a$1@smc.vnet.net> <f503l6$pbb$1@smc.vnet.net>

David Bailey wrote: > Jean-Marc Gulliet wrote: >> alexxx.magni at gmail.com wrote: >>> I am wondering if there is a way, in M, to Print without getting a >>> newline each time. >>> It happens often to me when debugging, to introduce some kind of >>> progress indicator, say: >>> >>> Print[Floor[100*i/max_i], "%"] >>> >>> but I didnt want to clutter the screen so much. Besides, hundreds of >>> other possibilities come to mind when thinking about output without >>> ending newline... >>> >>> As a side note, trying to solve this (minor) problem, I happened to >>> find: >>> >>> ProgressIndicator[Dynamic[x]] >>> >>> something which seemed perfect! >>> Yet, I'm still unable to use it: for some reasons it is not updated >>> <until> the calculation (which requires the progress indicator) is >>> finished. At that point, useless, the bar moves from zero to full (and >>> yes, dynamic updating is enabled) >>> >>> Any hint for either problem is really welcome! >>> >>> Alessandro Magni >> You could use *WriteString* and the standard output stream as in, >> >> WriteString["stdout", "Here we are: "] >> Do[WriteString["stdout", StringJoin[ToString[n], " .. "]], {n, 10}] >> WriteString["stdout", "The End!"] >> >> Here we are: 1 .. 2 .. 3 .. 4 .. 5 .. 6 .. 7 .. 8 .. 9 .. 10 .. The End! >> >> Regards, >> Jean-Marc >> > That was interesting - I had not realised that you could do that! > Perhaps you know the answer to a related question. Can you MOVE the > place where the ordinary output from a command will go - maybe to > elsewhere in the same notebook, or (more usefully) to another notebook? > SelectionMove does not achieve this. > > David Bailey > http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk > Hi David, Unfortunately, I am clueless regarding your question. Best regards, Jean-Marc