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An easy to use text stylizer for your desktop!

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An easy to use text stylizer for your desktop!


  • To install prettype, simply,

    $ pip install prettype


  • To run prettype, open terminal and run this command:

    $ prettype

Note: Leave this terminal open as long as you want to use prettype.

  • To stylize any text,

    • select it
    • press the key binding (ctrl+space by default) to open font selector
    • select the font you want to stylize your text with using the GUI
    • the stylized text gets copied to your clipboard
    • press ctrl+v to paste the stylized text wherever you want!
  • To close prettype, just press the exit key (esc by default).

  • CLI usage to configure key binding and exit key:

    $ prettype [-h] [-b key1 key2] [-e key]

    You can always use $ prettype -h command to open this help message:

    optional arguments:
    -h, --help            show this help message and exit
    -b key1 key2, --binding key1 key2
                        Set a key binding for triggering prettype font
                        selector. Example: $ prettype -b ctrl space
    -e key, --exit_key key
                        Specify a key which stops the keyboard listener, when
                        pressed. Example: $ prettype -e esc

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