Coding for bold text

Frank Buss fb at
Wed Aug 28 20:36:57 CEST 2002

"Terry Reedy" <tjreedy at> wrote:

> The standard Windows console window used by Python (conagent.exe) does
> not have ANSI escape sequences enabled.  Nor is there any way I could
> find to do so in the properties dialog (glaring omission, I think).
> Does anyone know if adding something to config.sys will do so?

The original poster uses Netscape on Macintosh, so perhaps it works, if it 
is a MacOS X system, because on my Linux system it works, but not on my 
Windows XP system.

Frank Buß, fb at,

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