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Detect whether a terminal supports color

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Detect whether a terminal supports color

A port of the Node.js package supports-color to Python.


python3 -m pip install -U supports-color


from supports_color import supportsColor

if supportsColor.stdout:
    print('Terminal stdout supports color');

if supportsColor.stdout.has256:
    print('Terminal stdout supports 256 colors');

if supportsColor.stderr.has16m:
    print('Terminal stderr supports 16 million colors (truecolor)');


See chalk/supports-color API docs.




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