zsh: command not found: cls macOS Big Sur


zsh command not found error
zsh command not found error

If you see the above response if you tried running the cls command on macOS terminal on Big Sur zsh shell, well you just ran a Windows command on macOS! CLS: Clear Screen is a Window's command prompt command, you need to use the equivalent clear command instead|.

code2care@mac ~ % cls
zsh: command not found: cls
code2care@mac ~ % 

code2care@mac ~ % clear

code2care@mac ~ % man clear

clear(1)                        clear(1)

NAME
       clear - clear the terminal screen

SYNOPSIS
       clear

DESCRIPTION
       clear clears your screen if  this
       is  possible.   It  looks  in the
       environment for the terminal type
       and then in the terminfo database
       to figure out how  to  clear  the
       screen.

       clear  ignores  any  command-line
       parameters that may be present.

SEE ALSO
       tput(1), terminfo(5)
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