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term::send(n) 0.1 tcllib "Terminal control"


term::send - General output to terminals


  • package require Tcl 8.4
  • package require term::send ?0.1?


This package provides the most primitive commands for sending characters to a terminal. They are in essence convenient wrappers around the builtin command puts.

::term::send::wrch chan str

Send the text str to the channel specified by the handle chan. In contrast to the builtin command puts this command does not terminate the string with a line terminator. It also forces an flush of Tcl internal and OS buffers to ensure that the characters are processed immediately.

::term::send::wr str

This convenience command is like ::term::send::wrch, except that the destination channel is fixed to stdout.

Bugs, Ideas, Feedback

This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain bugs and other problems. Please report such in the category term of the Tcllib Trackers. Please also report any ideas for enhancements you may have for either package and/or documentation.


Terminal control