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Colored text output in PowerShell console using ANSI / VT100 codes – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/07/08

Cool: Windows 10 allows ANSI/VT100 terminal escape codes without extra tooling. [WayBack] Colored text output in PowerShell console using ANSI / VT100 codes – Stack Overflow.

It is off by default (can be modified through the registry), can be turned on by either using an API call, or by piping through PowerShell.

For older versions, read [WayBack] Windows console with ANSI colors handling – Super User, of which this is a small quote:

For Windows version below 10, the Windows command console doesn’t support output coloring by default. You could install either CmderConEmuANSICON or Mintty (used by default in GitBash and Cygwin) to add coloring support to your Windows command console.

Via [WayBack] Did you know that you can enable VT100 terminal emulation in PowerShell as well as the Cmd window? This will allow you to do adb shell to your Android … – Lars Fosdal – Google+

–jeroen

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