Python alternatives to Text::SimpleTable?

Ethan Furman ethan at
Wed Mar 4 07:03:08 CET 2009

Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> So I'm looking for an easy (read: lazy) way to generate output in nice
> ASCII tables like the Text::SimpleTable[1] module in perl.  I've come
> across two so far in the Python world that look promising[2][3] but I'm
> wondering if anyone else out there has some recommendations for me.
> Thanks,
> Ray
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
What would you be using the output for?  Is this just simple on-screen 
stuff, or dump to paper... should rows wrap at 80 columns, etc, etc.  My 
quick (dare I say lazy?  ;) ) perusal of the links did not reveal those 
behavior traits to me.


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