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A tool for creating colorful, formatted command line output

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Lilies is currently in beta. Parts of the API are subject to change.

Lilies is a cross-platform, CLI text formatting and coloring tool for python. It automatically adjusts support for any console, including old Windows support powered by colorama. Lilies will attempt to reproduce the original colors as close as possible, regardless of the current terminal's capabilities.

Lilies is supported on python 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, and 3.8.

Console demo

Getting started

Install us via pip!

pip install lilies

To test color support in your console:

>>> import lilies
>>> lilies.print_test()

Here's what that looks like in true color terminals:

Console demo true color

And in 256 color terminals:

Console demo 256 color


Library 256 Color Support True Color Support Windows Support Platform-specific coloring len() adjustments Formatting tools
colorful ⚠️

⚠️: colorful has newer Windows 10 support, but no support for old versions.


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