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Mon Jan 2 20:34:48 EST 2017
Devin Jeanpierre wrote, on January 03, 2017 12:57 PM
>Sadly, no. :( Consoles (and stdout) are just text, not hypertext. The
>make an URL clickable is to use a terminal that makes URLs clickable,
>print the URL:
>print("%s: %s" % (description, url))
I'm sorry, I should have said a GUI console because I wouldn't expect a
text-based console to produce clickable links. But it appears that a simple GUI
console can't do it either. I have 3 GUI consoles and in all 3, when I ask:
print("%s: %s" % ("python.org list",
python.org list: https://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
(Outlook made the url clickable here, the python GUI consoles just output plain
Pretty clearly the output is plain text because your format parameters are %s.
Maybe the trick, if there is one, is in a format parameter for urls.
On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 11:46 AM, Deborah Swanson
<python at deborahswanson.net> wrote:
Excel has a formula:
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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