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README.md

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TTY::Font Gitter

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Write text in large stylized characters using a variety of terminal friendly fonts.

screenshot

TTY::Font provides independent terminal font rendering component for TTY toolkit.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'tty-font'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install tty-font

Usage

Initialize font out of available fonts:

font = TTY::Font.new(:doom)

and then print text out to console:

puts font.write("DOOM")
# =>
# ______  _____  _____ ___  ___
# |  _  \|  _  ||  _  ||  \/  |
# | | | || | | || | | || .  . |
# | | | || | | || | | || |\/| |
# | |/ / \ \_/ /\ \_/ /| |  | |
# |___/   \___/  \___/ \_|  |_/
#

To adjust the spacing between all the letters in a piece of text use :letter_spacing option:

puts font.write("DOOM", letter_spacing: 4)
# =>
# ______      _____      _____     ___  ___
# |  _  \    |  _  |    |  _  |    |  \/  |
# | | | |    | | | |    | | | |    | .  . |
# | | | |    | | | |    | | | |    | |\/| |
# | |/ /     \ \_/ /    \ \_/ /    | |  | |
# |___/       \___/      \___/     \_|  |_/

If you wish to print text in color use pastel:

pastel = Pastel.new
puts pastel.yellow(font.write("DOOM"))

Fonts

The list of the available fonts: (select link to see font face)

Development

After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to rubygems.org.

Contributing

Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/piotrmurach/tty-font. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.

License

The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.

Code of Conduct

Everyone interacting in the TTY::Font project’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2017 Piotr Murach. See LICENSE for further details.

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