letters

A simple method to customize your programs to infinity!


Keywords
python, py, letter, letters, font, ascii, color, colors, gradient, gradients, fadetext, ansi, module
License
GPL-3.0+
Install
pip install letters==1.9.0.3

Documentation

Letters


Version Documentation Maintenance License: EPL-2.0 Downloads

Letters is a python library to make very beautiful TUI designs, ASCII arts, fonts and more.

Developped by Zelow

Install

To install with PIP, do the following command:

# Linux/macOS
python3 -m pip install -U letters

# Windows
py -3 -m pip install -U letters

To install the development version, do the following command:

$ git clone https://github.com/zeloww/letters
$ cd letters

Fade

Color your texts easily

from letters import fade
from letters.colors import Colors

fade(gradient=Colors.yellow_to_green, text="Give a star ;) !", mode_type:str='horizontal', stop="", time=None, interval=0.05, max_speed=10)

Static

Customize your text easily with ANSI escape code

from letters import static
from letters.colors import Colors

print(static(Colors.blue, "By Zeloww", fond='1',style='1'))

Test all ANSI escape code with a specific text

from letters import all_statics

print(all_statics("Made with <3"))

Gradient

Gradient your text

from letters import gradient
from letters.colors import Colors

print(gradient(gradient=Colors.red_to_purple, text="PyPi.com/projects/Letters, mode_type='horizontal', speed=1))

Test all gradients with a specific text, mode and speed

from letters import all_gradients

all_gradients(text='Letters on the top !', mode_type='vertical', speed=1)

Colors list

List of the ANSI escape code

from letters.colors import Colors

Colors.black, Colors.red, Colors.green, Colors.yellow, Colors.blue, Colors.magenta, Colors.cyan, Colors.white
Colors.bg_black, Colors.bg_red, Colors.bg_green, Colors.bg_yellow, Colors.bg_blue, Colors.bg_magenta, Colors.bg_cyan, Colors.bg_white

Colors.bg_bright_black, Colors.bg_bright_red, Colors.bg_bright_green, Colors.bg_bright_yellow, Colors.bg_bright_blue, Colors.bg_bright_magenta, Colors.bg_bright_cyan, bg_bright_white
    
Colors.black_to_white, Colors.black_to_red, Colors.black_to_green, Colors.black_to_blue,
Colors.white_to_black, Colors.white_to_red, Colors.white_to_green, Colors.white_to_blue,

Colors.red_to_black, Colors.red_to_white, Colors.red_to_yellow, Colors.red_to_purple,
Colors.green_to_black, Colors.green_to_white, Colors.green_to_yellow, Colors.green_to_cyan,
Colors.blue_to_black, Colors.blue_to_white, Colors.blue_to_cyan, Colors.blue_to_purple,

Colors.yellow_to_red, Colors.yellow_to_green,
Colors.purple_to_red, Colors.Colors.purple_to_blue,
Colors.cyan_to_green, Colors.cyan_to_blue

Center

Center your text in many ways

Make a logo with text

>>> from letters.center import Center
>>> i="""
...
...          wWWWw               wWWWw
...    vVVVv (___) wWWWw         (___)  vVVVv
...    (___)  ~Y~  (___)  vVVVv   ~Y~   (___)
...     ~Y~   \|    ~Y~   (___)    |/    ~Y~
...     \|   \ |/   \| /  \~Y~/   \|    \ |/
...    \\|// \\|// \\|/// \\|//  \\|// \\\|///
... ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
... """
>>> print(Center.logo("hello\nUse Letters !", i))
hello
Use Letters ! 
                                wWWWw               wWWWw
                          vVVVv (___) wWWWw         (___)  vVVVv
                          (___)  ~Y~  (___)  vVVVv   ~Y~   (___)
                           ~Y~   \|    ~Y~   (___)    |/    ~Y~
                           \|   \ |/   \| /  \~Y~/   \|    \ |/
                          \\|// \\|// \\|/// \\|//  \\|// \\\|///
                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Center text in a terminal horizontally, vertically or both directly!

from letters.center import Center

"""
 |  border(text: str, lenght: str = '=', width: str = '|', distance: int = 1, center=True)
 |
 |  center(text: str, spaces: int = None, lines: int = None, force_vertical: bool = True, force_horizontal: bool = False, force_center: bool = False, end='\n') -> str
 |
 |  horizontal(text: str, spaces: int = None, force_horizontal: bool = False, end: str = '') -> str
 |
 |  logo(text: str, icon: str, spaces: int = 5) -> str
 |
 |  vertical(text: str, lines: int = None, force_vertical: bool = True) -> str
"""

Center.horizontal("Use letters!") #center horizontally
Center.vertical("Made with <3") #center vertically
Center.center("By github.com/Zeloww") #center horizontally and vertically

ASCII

list of all ASCII character types

from letters.ascii import Ascii

Ascii.lower_case #['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f', 'g', 'h', 'i', 'j', 'k', 'l', 'm', 'n', 'o', 'p', 'q', 'r', 's', 't', 'u', 'v', 'w', 'x', 'y', 'z']
Ascii.digits #['1', '2', '3', '4', '5', '6', '7', '8', '9']
Ascii.hexdigits #['1', '2', '3', '4', '5', '6', '7', '8', '9', 'a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f', 'A', 'B', 'C', 'D', 'E', 'F']
Ascii.octdigits #['0', '1', '2', '3', '4', '5', '6', '7']
Ascii.punctuation #['!', '"', '#', '$', '%', '&', "'", '(', ')', '*', '+', ',', '-', '.', '/', ';', '<', '=', '>', '?', '@', '[', '\\', ']', '^', '_', '`', '{', '|', '}', '~']
Ascii.whitespace #[' ', '\t', '\v', '\n', '\r', '\f']

Ascii.upper_case #list(map(str.upper, lower_case))
Ascii.letters #lower_case + upper_case
Ascii.printable #digits + letters + punctuation + whitespace

Ascii.yes #['y', 'yes', 'Y', 'Yes', 'YES']
Ascii.no #['n', 'no', 'N', 'No', 'NO']

Fonts

Customize any texts with fonts!

All font names are available Here

Fonts list

List of all fonts

from letters.asciiart import all_fonts

def get_fontslist():
  return all_fonts

get_fontslist()

Returns a list of all fonts

input:

from letters.asciiart import fonts_list
fonts_list(text="Zelow")

Output:
Show all fonts with the text Zelow

ASCII Art

Returns the chosen image in ASCII art

Gray levels

# gray scale level values from:
# http://paulbourke.net/dataformats/asciiart/

# 70 levels of gray
complexGrayScale = '$@B%8&WM#*oahkbdpqwmZO0QLCJUYXzcvunxrjft/\|()1{}[]?-_+~<>i!lI;:,"^`\'. '

# 10 levels of gray by default
easyGrayScale = '@%#*+=-:. '

Exemple

input:

from letters.asciiart import img2ascii

img2ascii("path/to/dir/image.jpg", scale=0.25, moreLevels=None, reverseLight=False)

output:

Text size

Change the size of any of your texts

>>> from letters.style import width, length, big
>>>
>>> box = """
... |--------|
... |        |
... |--------|
... """

>>> print(width(2, box))
"""
||----------------||
||                ||
||----------------||
"""

>>> print(length(2, box))
"""
|--------|
|--------|
|        |
|        |
|--------|
|--------|
"""

>>> print(big(2, 2, box))
"""
||----------------||
||----------------||
||                ||
||                ||
||----------------||
||----------------||
"""

Others

Other useful functions

from letters.system import Title, Clear, Print, Input, Replace #or from letters.system import *

Title("New program title") #Change the program title
Clear() #Delete the text already present in the terminal

Print("My text", speed=0.5) #Print all characters in `My text`waiting `0.5` seconds between each characters 
Input("My text", speed=1) #Input the text by printing all characters in `My text` waiting `1` seconds between each characters 
Replace(list_name, base, change) #Replace `base` by `change` for all elements in `list_name`

👤 Authors

👤 GitHub: @Zeloww

🤝 Contributing

Contributions, issues and feature requests are welcome!
Feel free to check issues page.

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