Hyperlinks in your terminal
TTY::Link allows you to test whether a terminal supports hyperlinks and print them to the console. It is a component in TTY toolkit
Terminal emulators such as
XFCE that use
VTE widget support web style hyperlinks via
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install tty-link
To print hyperlink in your terminal do:
puts TTY::Link.link_to("TTY toolkit", "https://ttytoolkit.org") # => # TTY toolkit
In cases when the terminal cannot support hyperlinks, an alternative is printed:
# TTY toolkit -> https://ttytoolkit.org
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.
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/piotrmurach/tty-link. 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.
The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.
Code of Conduct
Everyone interacting in the TTY::Link project’s codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms and mailing lists is expected to follow the code of conduct.
Copyright (c) 2019 Piotr Murach. See LICENSE for further details.