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Python pprint with color syntax highlighting for the console
from pprint import pformat
from typing import Any
from pygments import highlight
from pygments.formatters import Terminal256Formatter
from pygments.lexers import PythonLexer
def pprint_color(obj: Any) -> None:
"""Pretty-print in color."""
print(highlight(pformat(obj), PythonLexer(), Terminal256Formatter()), end="")
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Doesn't work for me in python 3.8 in a jupyter notebook

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jasonk commented Aug 21, 2022

It doesn't work in newer versions because python no longer allows you to call print without parentheses. Just add parentheses to the last line and it will work:

    print( highlight(pformat(obj), PythonLexer(), Terminal256Formatter()) )

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I've updated the gist for Python 3 and added type hints.

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