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termcolor 1.1.0

ANSII Color formatting for output in terminal.


import sys
from termcolor import colored, cprint

text = colored('Hello, World!', 'red', attrs=['reverse', 'blink'])
cprint('Hello, World!', 'green', 'on_red')

print_red_on_cyan = lambda x: cprint(x, 'red', 'on_cyan')
print_red_on_cyan('Hello, World!')
print_red_on_cyan('Hello, Universe!')

for i in range(10):
    cprint(i, 'magenta', end=' ')

cprint("Attention!", 'red', attrs=['bold'], file=sys.stderr)

Text Properties

Text colors:

  • grey
  • red
  • green
  • yellow
  • blue
  • magenta
  • cyan
  • white

Text highlights:

  • on_grey
  • on_red
  • on_green
  • on_yellow
  • on_blue
  • on_magenta
  • on_cyan
  • on_white


  • bold
  • dark
  • underline
  • blink
  • reverse
  • concealed

Terminal properties

Terminal bold dark underline blink reverse concealed
xterm yes no yes bold yes yes
linux yes yes bold yes yes no
rxvt yes no yes bold/black yes no
dtterm yes yes yes reverse yes yes
teraterm reverse no yes rev/red yes no
aixterm normal no yes no yes yes
PuTTY color no yes no yes no
Windows no no no no yes no
Cygwin SSH yes no color color color yes
Mac Terminal yes no yes yes yes yes


1.1.0 (13.01.2011)

  • Added cprint function.

1.0.1 (13.01.2011)

  • Updated README.rst.

1.0.0 (13.01.2011)

  • Changed license to MIT.
  • Updated copyright.
  • Refactored source code.

0.2 (07.09.2010)

  • Added support of Python 3.x.

0.1.2 (04.06.2009)

  • Fixed bold characters. (Thanks Tibor Fekete)

0.1.1 (05.03.2009)

  • Some refactoring.
  • Updated copyright.
  • Fixed reset colors.
  • Updated documentation.

0.1 (09.06.2008)

  • Initial release.
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