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Last active Jun 27, 2019
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Simple shell color outpout function
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
from __future__ import unicode_literals
import re
import sys
def c(i):
Simple shell color output function. (Checks if terminal supports color
before vomitting ANSI codes).
>>> print c('Some <red>Red</end> and <blue>blue</end> text')
>>> print c('<green bg>Some green background</end>')
>>> print c('Some <cyan bold bg>{}</end>').format('interpolation')
Note: the keyword in the closing tag isn't really relevant, but I like to
use "</end>" everywhere for shortness and consistency.
NORMAL, BOLD = (0, 1)
ESC, RESET = ('\033[{};{}m', '\033[1;m')
'gray': 30, 'grey': 30, 'red': 31, 'green': 32, 'yellow': 33,
'blue': 34, 'magenta': 35, 'purple': 35, 'cyan': 36, 'white': 37,
def ansi(m):
groups = m.groups()
if not COLORS.get(groups[0].split(' ')[0]):
print('Unknown color "{}"'.format(groups[0].split(' ')[0]))
if ' ' in groups[0]:
color = COLORS.get(groups[0].split(' ')[0])
weight = 'bold' in groups[0].split(' ') and BOLD or NORMAL
if 'bg' in groups[0].split(' '):
color += 10
color, weight = COLORS.get(groups[0]), NORMAL
return ''.join([ESC.format(weight, color), groups[1], RESET])
def text(m):
return m.groups()[1]
return re.sub('<([A-Za-z0-9 ]+|\s+)>(.+?)</(\w+)>',
sys.stdout.isatty() and ansi or text, i)
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