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Allows for easy creation of progress-bars and text

Project Description

Allows for easy creation of progress-bars and text.

progress has been tested with Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.2, 3.3 and PyPy, and as of now requires at least Python 2.6


Note: PyPI already contains a progress entry, so this module is located at progress2.

You can install via pip:

pip install progress2

Alternatively, download the source files and run the following command from the download directory:

python install


Creating a ProgressBar:

>>> import progress
>>> bar = progress.ProgressBar("[{progress}] {percentage:.2f}% ({minutes}:{seconds})", width=30)
[                              ] 0.00% (0:0)>>>
>>> bar.update(26)
[======>                       ] 26.00% (0:0)>>>

Alternatively, you can use the autoupdate method:

>>> bar.autoupdate(42)
[===================>          ] 68.00% (0:45)>>>

Creating a ProgressText:

>>> text = progress.ProgressText("Searching: {progress}", "|/-\\", autoreset=True)
>>> text.update();
>>> text.update();
>>> text.update();

You can supply custom args and kwargs to show and autoupdate:

>>> bar = progress.ProgressBar("[{progress}] {key} {},{},{}")
>>> d = dict(key=33)
>>> l = range(3)
>>> bar.update(50)
>>>*l, **d)
[=========>          ] 33 0,1,2>>>
>>> bar.autoupdate(25, *l, **d)
[==============>     ] 33 0,1,2>>>

Refer to the examples/ directory for more examples. There are also examples of how to use progress with the threading module.

Implementation Notes:

Since most terminals cannot clear their output buffers across newlines or carriage returns, progress does not work if you insert them, e.g. progress.ProgressBar("{progress}\n{percentage}") will not be cleared from the terminal.

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