Raw Display Attributes

class urwid.AttrSpec(fg, bg, colors=256)
fg – a string containing a comma-separated foreground color

and settings

Color values: ‘default’ (use the terminal’s default foreground), ‘black’, ‘dark red’, ‘dark green’, ‘brown’, ‘dark blue’, ‘dark magenta’, ‘dark cyan’, ‘light gray’, ‘dark gray’, ‘light red’, ‘light green’, ‘yellow’, ‘light blue’, ‘light magenta’, ‘light cyan’, ‘white’

High-color example values: ‘#009’ (0% red, 0% green, 60% red, like HTML colors) ‘#fcc’ (100% red, 80% green, 80% blue) ‘g40’ (40% gray, decimal), ‘g#cc’ (80% gray, hex), ‘#000’, ‘g0’, ‘g#00’ (black), ‘#fff’, ‘g100’, ‘g#ff’ (white) ‘h8’ (color number 8), ‘h255’ (color number 255)

Setting: ‘bold’, ‘underline’, ‘blink’, ‘standout’

Some terminals use ‘bold’ for bright colors. Most terminals ignore the ‘blink’ setting. If the color is not given then ‘default’ will be assumed.

bg – a string containing the background color

Color values: ‘default’ (use the terminal’s default background), ‘black’, ‘dark red’, ‘dark green’, ‘brown’, ‘dark blue’, ‘dark magenta’, ‘dark cyan’, ‘light gray’

High-color exaples: see fg examples above

An empty string will be treated the same as ‘default’.

colors – the maximum colors available for the specification

Valid values include: 1, 16, 88 and 256. High-color values are only usable with 88 or 256 colors. With 1 color only the foreground settings may be used.
>>> AttrSpec('dark red', 'light gray', 16)
AttrSpec('dark red', 'light gray')
>>> AttrSpec('yellow, underline, bold', 'dark blue')
AttrSpec('yellow,bold,underline', 'dark blue')
>>> AttrSpec('#ddb', '#004', 256) # closest colors will be found
AttrSpec('#dda', '#006')
>>> AttrSpec('#ddb', '#004', 88)
AttrSpec('#ccc', '#000', colors=88)

Return the background color.


Return the maximum colors required for this object.

Returns 256, 88, 16 or 1.


Return (fg_red, fg_green, fg_blue, bg_red, bg_green, bg_blue) color components. Each component is in the range 0-255. Values are taken from the XTerm defaults and may not exactly match the user’s terminal.

If the foreground or background is ‘default’ then all their compenents will be returned as None.

>>> AttrSpec('yellow', '#ccf', colors=88).get_rgb_values()
(255, 255, 0, 205, 205, 255)
>>> AttrSpec('default', 'g92').get_rgb_values()
(None, None, None, 238, 238, 238)

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