cursor positioning and color
bada at skumbad.nu
Sun Sep 22 16:36:59 CEST 2002
> Being new to python, I would like to know how one goes about such
> tasks as precise cursor positioning and output to screen in color.
> For instance, If I want to print a character or line, at line 10,
> column 18, in bright white on red, how would I accomplish this?
> Is there a python library specifically for setting up a text screen
> to look and function the way you want it to, without having to use a GUI?
> The SLRN screen is a good example. Obviously, text positioning and coloring
> commands are being utilized here, as well as such things as clearing
> the screen and controlled scrolling.
> How would these things be done in python, and what reference material is
> available on line? I couldn't find anything in the Python manual, so any
> URL's would be appreciated
well.. there's the curses module. it's a standard module so the docs are
in the library reference..
or if you just want to do something simple, you can just use ansi escape
codes directly, so to 'print a character or line, at line 10, column 18,
in bright white on red', you could write
print "\033[10;18H\033[37;41m" + string
after a quick search on google i found this reference:
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