Clickable hyperlinks

Devin Jeanpierre jeanpierreda at
Mon Jan 2 19:57:08 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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