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Choose Options using a CLI Checkbox Menu

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A simple CLI checkbox menu interface for choosing options.


Takes a list of options as an argument and returns a list of selected items from that list.

Options are chosen by entering their corresponding number (including specifying ranges in the form 1..5 or 1-5), or using globbing to match option strings.


pip install chopt


usage: chopt [-h] options [options ...]

Create a checkbox menu from a list of options.

positional arguments:
  options     Options for the menu.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help  show this help message and exit


from chopt import chopt

my_list = [ 'item1', 'item2', 'item3' ]

chosen = chopt(my_list)



chopt $(ls ~/src/chopt)

chopt $(tail -n 10 /usr/share/dict/words)

chopt options{1..12}

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