Annoying PROMPT_COMMAND animation

PROMPT_COMMAND='seq $COLUMNS | xargs -IX printf "%Xs\r" @'
unset PROMPT_COMMAND to disable.
Sample Output
$                                                                              @

What Others Think

You're absolutely right, it is quite annoying.
TheMightyBuzzard · 522 weeks and 1 day ago
"stealing the focus" shouldn't be limited to XWindow ;-)
unefunge · 522 weeks and 1 day ago
Undoubtedly, this prompt command animation is irritating and annoying. I hired dissertation helpers online to assist me with my dissertation work. There is not a single way that you could get something useful from that command. There are plenty of errors with this command.
CharlotteAdams · 23 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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