ANN: Urwid - Console UI Library

Ian Ward ian at
Mon Jan 25 13:53:05 CET 2010

Announcing Urwid

Urwid home page:

Screen shots:


About this release:

This maintenance release fixes a number of bugs including a backwards
incompatibility introduced in the last release and a poor ListBox
snapping behaviour.

New in this release:

  * Fix for ListBox snapping to selectable widgets taller than the
    ListBox itself

  * raw_display switching to alternate buffer now works properly with

  * Fix for BoxAdapter backwards incompatibility introduced in 0.9.9

  * Fix for a doctest failure under powerpc

  * Fix for systems with gpm_mev installed but not running gpm

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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