terminalio – Displays text in a TileGrid

The terminalio module contains classes to display a character stream on a display. The built in font is available as terminalio.FONT.

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terminalio.FONT :fontio.BuiltinFont

The built in font

class terminalio.Terminal(tilegrid: displayio.TileGrid, font: fontio.BuiltinFont)

Display a character stream with a TileGrid

Terminal manages tile indices and cursor position based on VT100 commands. The font should be a fontio.BuiltinFont and the TileGrid’s bitmap should match the font’s bitmap.

write(self, buf: _typing.ReadableBuffer)Optional[int]

Write the buffer of bytes to the bus.

Returns

the number of bytes written

Return type

int or None