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#663 in Text processing

Used in aki-txpr-macro


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crate Docs Rust Version Apache2/MIT licensed

the mark up text with cycling color program.


  • mark up text with cycling color.
  • minimum support rustc 1.56.1 (59eed8a2a 2021-11-01)

Command help

aki-mcycle --help
  aki-mcycle [options]

mark up text with the cyclic color.

  -e, --exp <exp>   write it in the cyclic color (default: ' ([0-9A-Z]{3,}):')

  -H, --help        display this help and exit
  -V, --version     display version information and exit

Option Parameters:
  <exp>     regular expression, color the entire match with the cyclic color.

  AKI_MCYCLE_COLOR_SEQ_RED_ST       red start sequence specified by ansi
  AKI_MCYCLE_COLOR_SEQ_GREEN_ST     green start sequence specified by ansi
  AKI_MCYCLE_COLOR_SEQ_BLUE_ST      blue start sequence specified by ansi
  AKI_MCYCLE_COLOR_SEQ_CYAN_ST      cyan start sequence specified by ansi
  AKI_MCYCLE_COLOR_SEQ_MAGENDA_ST   magenda start sequence specified by ansi
  AKI_MCYCLE_COLOR_SEQ_YELLOW_ST    yellow start sequence specified by ansi
  AKI_MCYCLE_COLOR_SEQ_ED           color end sequence specified by ansi

Quick install

  1. you can install this into cargo bin path:
cargo install aki-mcycle
  1. you can build debian package:
cargo deb

and install .deb into your local repository of debian package.


Command line example 1

Extract "arm" from the rustup target list and make "linux-[^ ]+" color.

  • 1st match: makes 'linux-musl' red
  • 2nd match: makes 'linux-musleabi' green
  • 3rd match: makes 'linux-musleabihf' blue
  • 4th match: makes 'linux-muslabi64' cyan
rustup target list | aki-mline -e arm | aki-mcycle -e "linux-[^ ]+"

result output :

out rustup image

  • aki-mline: extract match line command like grep.

Library example

See fn execute() for this library examples.


This crate's changelog here.


This project is licensed under either of

at your option.


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