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Basic CLI loading animation
#!/usr/bin/env bash
for i in {0..12}; do
if ! (($i % 4)); then
printf "\e[1K\rloading"
else
printf "."
fi
sleep 1
done && printf "\e[2K\r"
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dideler commented Nov 18, 2015

The terminal escapes are the interesting part.

\033[1K or \e[1K will clear from the cursor position to the beginning of the line.
\033[2K or \e[2K will clear everything on the line.

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