A PowerShell module for handling color and cursor positioning via ANSI escape sequences

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See the version list below for details.

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Install-Module -Name Pansies -RequiredVersion 1.4.0-beta02 -AllowPrerelease

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Joel Bennett


Copyright 2018 Joel Bennett

Package Details



ANSI EscapeSequences VirtualTerminal Color


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Convert-ConsolePalette ConvertFrom-iTermColors ConvertFrom-VSCodeTheme Export-PList Export-Theme Get-Complement Get-Gradient Get-Theme Import-PList Import-Theme Show-Theme


Core Desktop


Release Notes

           1.4.0-beta: Add commands to expose the console palette features
           1.3.0:      Add support for x11 color names to make the drives more useful
                       Add a RgbColor content provider that can convert colors to their escape sequences
                       Add Fg: drive and Bg: drive so you can "$Fg:Red$Bg:Blue$YourMessage"


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.6.0 5,899 8/18/2022
2.5.0 8 8/18/2022
2.4.0 265 8/11/2022
2.4.0-serial... 12 7/18/2022
2.3.1 8,989 8/28/2021
2.3.0 1,080 7/19/2021
2.3.0-emoji0002 7 7/19/2021
2.1.1 4,852 1/20/2021
2.1.0 1,969 10/3/2020
2.0.0 3,136 5/8/2020
1.4.0-beta03 391 9/8/2018
1.4.0-beta02 (current version) 17 9/6/2018
1.4.0-beta01 49 9/4/2018
1.3.0 755 4/13/2020
1.3.0-beta01 39 7/23/2018
1.2.1 14,281 10/10/2017
1.2.0 20 10/10/2017
1.0.0 1,293 5/11/2017
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