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colors.cc

colors.cc is a library for quickly adding color codes to your C++ strings for terminal output.

Usage

To use colors.cc, simply npm install colors.cc and #require "colors.cc" as colors

colors.use() takes 3 parameters and returns a std::string;

Parameter Type Desctription
str std::string The string you wish to colorise
fore int foreground color
back int background color

The colors are represented by numbers 0 - 15 with -1 as the default, you can use the enum values to represent colors or the numbers as specified in the table below:

Color Enum No
default CC_DEFAULT -1
black CC_BLACK 0
red CC_RED 1
green CC_GREEN 2
brown CC_BROWN 3
blue CC_BLUE 4
maganta CC_MAGENTA 5
cyan CC_CYAN 6
gray CC_GRAY 7
dark_gray CC_DARK_GRAY 8
light_red CC_LIGHT_RED 9
light_green CC_LIGHT_GREEN 10
yellow CC_YELLOW 11
light_blue CC_LIGHT_BLUE 12
light_magenta CC_LIGHT_MAGENTA 13
light_cyan CC_LIGHT_CYAN 14
white CC_WHITE = 15 15

EXAMPLE

#include <iostream>
#include <string>

#require "colors.cc" as colors

using namespace std;

int main( int argc, char* argv[] ) {

	string a = "Hello colorful world";

	cout << colors.use( a, colors.grey , colors.magenta ) << endl;
	cout << colors.use( "single test", colors.cyan, colors.bg ) << endl;
	cout << colors.use( " single test ", colors.black, colors.blue) << endl;

	return 0;
}

This is a dotc module.

LICENSE

BSD LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2013, Divan Visagie All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement: This product includes software developed by Divan Visagie.
  4. Neither the name of Divan Visagie nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY Divan Visagie ''AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL Divan Visagie BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.