Python 5d - COlorama
What is Colorama?
Colorama is a library that allows the colour of text to be changed.
Information about the library can be found on the Python Package Index (PyPi) website. Copyright of the library is held by Jonathan Hartley & Arnon Yaari.
Colorama can be imported when using some online editors like Replit.
Colorama is not available as a default library on the standard Python offline editor (IDLE).
The three main commands using Colorama are:
Fore to change the text colour.
Back to change the highlight colour.
Style to make the text appear dim or bright.
from colorama import Fore
print(Fore.GREEN + "Hello There")
from colorama import Back
print(Back.YELLOW + "Goodbye Now")
from colorama import Style
print(Style.DIM + "Hi Again")
There are 8 possible colours to choose with the Fore and Back commands. You must write the colour name in CAPITAL LETTERS.
BLACK CYAN GREEN MAGENTA RED WHITE YELLOW There is also the RESET option, e.g. Fore.RESET
The 2 options to choose with the Style command are DIM and BRIGHT. You can also use Style.RESET_ALL
Colorama Task 1 (Traffic Lights)
Create a simple traffic light program.
The user is prompted for an input.
Typing "GO" will output a suitable message in GREEN, typing "WAIT" will output a message in YELLOW and typing "STOP" will output a response in RED.
What should the driver do? STOP
You must stop your car.
What should the driver do? GO
It is safe to continue driving.