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final void jline::ConsoleReader::clearAhead ( final int  num  )  throws IOException [inline, private]

Clear ahead the specified number of characters without moving the cursor.

Definition at line 1139 of file ConsoleReader.java.

References back(), flushConsole(), and printCharacters().

Referenced by drawBuffer(), and killLine().

            if (num == 0)

            // debug ("clearAhead: " + num);

            // print blank extra characters
            printCharacters (' ', num);

            // we need to flush here so a "clever" console
            // doesn't just ignore the redundancy of a space followed by
            // a backspace.
            flushConsole ();

            // reset the visual cursor
            back (num);

            flushConsole ();

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