[fpc-pascal] Printing terminal colors with writeln

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Thu Sep 26 22:46:51 CEST 2019

On 2019-09-26 22:41, Ryan Joseph wrote:
> In C I can do:
> //
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4842424/list-of-ansi-color-escape-sequences
> printf("\033[31;1;4mHello\033[0m");
> and get red text in the terminal (MacOS). When I do the same thing
> with writeln and FPC it prints the literal characters with no colors.
> Why doesn’t this work the same in FPC I wonder?

That depends on the state of the console / terminal window. Do you use 
unit Crt or unit Video?


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