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🌈 Terminal string styling

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style is a simple terminal string styling package. Its API is a port of the popular chalk package for javascript.


$ pip install style


import style

print('Hello', style.bold('world') + '!'))

API*[.style](*objects, sep=' ')

Chain styles and call the last one as a method with an argument. Order doesn’t matter, and later styles take precedence in case of a conflict, e.g. is equivalent to Styles can be nested.

Multiple arguments will be separated by sep, a space by default.


Color support is automatically detected, but can also be changed manually.

  • set style.enabled to True or False

  • use the command line parameter --color or --no-color




Background colors

  • bold

  • dim

  • italic

  • underline

  • inverse

  • hidden

  • strikethrough

  • black

  • red

  • green

  • yellow

  • blue

  • magenta

  • cyan

  • white

  • light_black

  • light_red

  • light_green

  • light_yellow

  • light_blue

  • light_magenta

  • light_cyan

  • light_white

  • on_black

  • on_red

  • on_green

  • on_yellow

  • on_blue

  • on_magenta

  • on_cyan

  • on_white

  • on_light_black

  • on_light_red

  • on_light_green

  • on_light_yellow

  • on_light_blue

  • on_light_magenta

  • on_light_cyan

  • on_light_white

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