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Simple CUI input prompt

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Simple CUI prompt input for Python


Install the latest stable from PyPi:

pip install prompter

Install the latest development version from master:

pip install git+git://


>>> from prompter import prompt, yesno

>>> prompt('What is your name?')
What is your name? Dave

>>> prompt('What is your name?', default='Jenn')
What is your name? [Jenn]

>>> prompt('What is your name?', default='Jenn', suffix='\n > ')
What is your name? [Jenn]

>>> prompt('Enter text surrounded by spaces.', strip=False)
Enter text surrounded by spaces.    text
'   text   '

>>> yesno('Really?')
Really? [Y/n]

>>> yesno('Really?')
Really? [Y/n] no

>>> yesno('Really?', default='no')
Really? [y/N]

>>> yesno('')
[Y/n] n


Please open an issue on Github if you notice problems or have suggestions!

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