console colouring for python
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termstyle is a simple python library for adding coloured output to terminal (console) programs. The definitions come from ECMA-048, the “Control Functions for Coded Character Sets” standard.
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from termstyle import * print "%s:%s" % (red('Hey'), green('how are you?')) print blue('How ', bold('you'), ' doin?')
or, you can use a colour just as a string:
print "%sBlue!%s" % (blue, reset)
reset or default (no colour / style)
black red green yellow blue magenta cyan white
bg_black bg_red bg_green bg_yellow bg_blue bg_magenta bg_cyan bg_white bg_default
In terminals supporting transparency bg_default is often used to set the background to transparent .