Clickable hyperlinks

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at
Tue Jan 3 15:57:08 EST 2017

Sadly, no. :(  Consoles (and stdout) are just text, not hypertext. The way
to make an URL clickable is to use a terminal that makes URLs clickable,
and print the URL:

print("%s: %s" % (description, url))

-- Devin

On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 11:46 AM, Deborah Swanson <python at>

> Excel has a formula:
> =HYPERLINK(url,description)
> that will put a clickable link into a cell.
> Does python have an equivalent function? Probably the most common use
> for it would be output to the console, similar to a print statement, but
> clickable.
> --

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