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kumara swamy

Joined: Jun 10, 2005
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i want to print colored text on commandprompt using corejava i dont want to use any gui or awt/swings/applet just print colored text dosprompt. is it possible if pls give some hint
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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Welcome to JavaRanch!

Please don't post the same question to multiple forums. It just wastes people's time -- and it's like littering! You're new around here, so I'm going to let you off with a warning. I've deleted the four (!) other copies you posted; please don't do it again.

To answer your question: there's no portable way to do this, but if your machine supports ANSI control sequences, you can use those, as described here.

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