ANN: Urwid - Console UI Library

Ian Ward ian at
Thu Jan 4 05:13:22 CET 2007

Announcing Urwid

Urwid home page:


About this release:

This maintenance release significantly improves the performance of
Urwid when run in UTF-8 mode.  A UTF-8 input handling bug was also

New in this release:

   * Improved performance in UTF-8 mode when ASCII text is used.

   * Fixed a UTF-8 input bug.

   * Added a clear() function to the the display modules to force
     the screen to be repainted on the next draw_screen() call.

About Urwid

Urwid is a console UI library for Python. It features fluid interface
resizing, UTF-8 support, multiple text layouts, simple attribute markup,
powerful scrolling list boxes and flexible interface design.

Urwid is released under the GNU LGPL.

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