Ruby String class extension. Adds methods to set text color, background color and, text effects on ruby console and command line output, using ANSI escape sequences.
- change string color
- change string background
- change string effect
Some usage samples:
puts "This is blue".colorize(:blue) puts "This is light blue".colorize(:light_blue) puts "This is also blue".colorize(:color => :blue) puts "This is light blue with red background".colorize(:color => :light_blue, :background => :red) puts "This is light blue with red background".colorize(:light_blue ).colorize( :background => :red) puts "This is blue text on red".blue.on_red puts "This is red on blue".colorize(:red).on_blue puts "This is red on blue and underline".colorize(:red).on_blue.underline puts "This is blue text on red".blue.on_red.blink puts "This is uncolorized".blue.on_red.uncolorize
String.colors - return array of all possible colors names String.modes - return array of all possible modes String.color_matrix - displays color matrix with color names String.color_matrix("FOO") - display color matrix with "FOO" text
- Win32/Console/ANSI (for Windows)
- gem install colorize
Note: You may need to use sudo to install gems
Copyright (C) 2007 Michal Kalbarczyk
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