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A full-featured console (xterm et al.) user interface library

Project description

Urwid is a console user interface library. It includes many features useful for text console application developers including:

  • Applcations resize quickly and smoothly
  • Automatic, programmable text alignment and wrapping
  • Simple markup for setting text attributes within blocks of text
  • Powerful list box with programmable content for scrolling all widget types
  • Your choice of event loops: Twisted, Glib or built-in select-based loop
  • Pre-built widgets include edit boxes, buttons, check boxes and radio buttons
  • Display modules include raw, curses, and experimental LCD and web displays
  • Support for UTF-8, simple 8-bit and CJK encodings
  • 256 and 88 color mode support
  • Python 3.2 support
Home Page:
http://excess.org/urwid/
Documentation:
http://excess.org/urwid/docs/
Example Program Screenshots:
http://excess.org/urwid/examples.html

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