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Bring colors to your terminal.

Project description

Pastel is a simple library to help you colorize strings in your terminal.

It comes bundled with predefined styles:

  • info: green
  • comment: yellow
  • question: black on cyan
  • error: white on red


  • Use predefined styles or add you own.
  • Disable colors all together by calling with_colors(False).
  • Automatically disables colors if the output is not a TTY.
  • Used in cleo.
  • Supports Python 2.7+, 3.5+ and PyPy.


>>> import pastel
>>> print(pastel.colorize('<info>Information</info>'))
'Information'  # Green string by default
>>> print(pastel.colorize('<fg=red;options=bold>This is bold red</>'))
'This is bold red'


pip install pastel

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