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# Termion
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[Documentation](https://docs.rs/termion) | [Examples](https://github.com/Ticki/termion/tree/master/examples) | [Changelog](https://github.com/Ticki/termion/tree/master/CHANGELOG.md) | [Tutorial](http://ticki.github.io/blog/making-terminal-applications-in-rust-with-termion/)
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**Termion** is a pure Rust, bindless library for low-level handling, manipulating
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and reading information about terminals. This provides a full-featured
alternative to Termbox.
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Termion aims to be simple and yet expressive. It is bindless, meaning that it
is not a front-end to some other library (e.g., ncurses or termbox), but a
standalone library directly talking to the TTY.

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Termion is quite convinient, due to its complete coverage of essential TTY
features, providing one consistent API. Termion is rather low-level containing
only abstraction aligned with what actually happens behind the scenes, for
something more high-level, refer to inquirer-rs, which uses Termion as backend.
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Termion generates escapes and API calls for the user. This makes it a whole lot
cleaner to use escapes.

Supports Redox, Mac OS X, BSD, and Linux (or, in general, ANSI terminals).

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## A note on stability
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This crate is stable.
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## Cargo.toml

```toml
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[dependencies]
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termion = "1.0"
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```

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## 0.1.0 to 1.0.0 guide

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This sample table gives an idea of how to go about converting to the new major
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version of Termion.

| 0.1.0                          | 1.0.0
|--------------------------------|---------------------------
| `use termion::IntoRawMode`     | `use termion::raw::IntoRawMode`
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| `use termion::TermRead`        | `use termion::input::TermRead`
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| `stdout.color(color::Red);`    | `write!(stdout, "{}", color::Fg(color::Red));`
| `stdout.color_bg(color::Red);` | `write!(stdout, "{}", color::Bg(color::Red));`
| `stdout.goto(x, y);`           | `write!(stdout, "{}", cursor::Goto(x, y));`
| `color::rgb(r, g, b);`         | `color::Rgb(r, g, b)` (truecolor)
| `x.with_mouse()`               | `MouseTerminal::from(x)`

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## Features
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- Raw mode.
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- TrueColor.
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- 256-color mode.
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- Cursor movement.
- Text formatting.
- Console size.
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- TTY-only stream.
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- Control sequences.
- Termios control.
- Password input.
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- Redox support.
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- Safe `isatty` wrapper.
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- Panic-free error handling.
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- Special keys events (modifiers, special keys, etc.).
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- Allocation-free.
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- Asynchronous key events.
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- Mouse input.
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- Carefully tested.
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- Detailed documentation on every item.
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and much more.
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## Examples

### Style and colors.
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```rust
extern crate termion;

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use termion::{color, style};
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use std::io;

fn main() {
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    println!("{}Red", color::Fg(color::Red));
    println!("{}Blue", color::Fg(color::Blue));
    println!("{}Blue'n'Bold{}", style::Bold, style::Reset);
    println!("{}Just plain italic", style::Italic);
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}
```

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### Moving the cursor

```rust
extern crate termion;

fn main() {
    print!("{}{}Stuff", termion::clear::All, termion::cursor::Goto(1, 1));
}

```

### Mouse

```rust
extern crate termion;

use termion::event::{Key, Event, MouseEvent};
use termion::input::{TermRead, MouseTerminal};
use termion::raw::IntoRawMode;
use std::io::{Write, stdout, stdin};

fn main() {
    let stdin = stdin();
    let mut stdout = MouseTerminal::from(stdout().into_raw_mode().unwrap());

    write!(stdout, "{}{}q to exit. Click, click, click!", termion::clear::All, termion::cursor::Goto(1, 1)).unwrap();
    stdout.flush().unwrap();

    for c in stdin.events() {
        let evt = c.unwrap();
        match evt {
            Event::Key(Key::Char('q')) => break,
            Event::Mouse(me) => {
                match me {
                    MouseEvent::Press(_, x, y) => {
                        write!(stdout, "{}x", termion::cursor::Goto(x, y)).unwrap();
                    },
                    _ => (),
                }
            }
            _ => {}
        }
        stdout.flush().unwrap();
    }
}
```

### Read a password

```rust
extern crate termion;

use termion::input::TermRead;
use std::io::{Write, stdout, stdin};

fn main() {
    let stdout = stdout();
    let mut stdout = stdout.lock();
    let stdin = stdin();
    let mut stdin = stdin.lock();

    stdout.write(b"password: ").unwrap();
    stdout.flush().unwrap();

    let pass = stdin.read_passwd(&mut stdout);

    if let Ok(Some(pass)) = pass {
        stdout.write(pass.as_bytes()).unwrap();
        stdout.write(b"\n").unwrap();
    } else {
        stdout.write(b"Error\n").unwrap();
    }
}
```

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## Usage
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See `examples/`, and the documentation, which can be rendered using `cargo doc`.

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For a more complete example, see [a minesweeper implementation](https://github.com/redox-os/games-for-redox/blob/master/src/minesweeper/main.rs), that I made for Redox using termion.
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## License
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MIT/X11.