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Console user interface library for Python (official repo)
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Latest commit 3e8ad9e @wardi Merge pull request #142 from grzaks/master
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Urwid is a console user interface library for Python. It includes many features useful for text console application developers including:

  • Applications resize quickly and smoothly
  • Automatic, programmable text alignment and wrapping
  • Simple markup for setting text attributes within blocks of text
  • Powerful list box with programmable content for scrolling all widget types
  • Your choice of event loops: Twisted, Glib, Tornado or select-based loop
  • Pre-built widgets include edit boxes, buttons, check boxes and radio buttons
  • Display modules include raw, curses, and experimental LCD and web displays
  • Support for UTF-8, simple 8-bit and CJK encodings
  • 256 and 88 color mode support
  • Compatible with Python 2.6, 2.7, 3.2+ and PyPy
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