Golang : Get terminal width and height example



Tags : golang terminal-dimension width height

Problem :

You want to find out a terminal/console's width and height to calibrate your Golang text based program display. How to do that?

Solution :

Use the GoTerm package to determine the terminal dimension. For example :

 package main

 import (
 "fmt"
 "github.com/buger/goterm"
 )

 func main() {
 terminalHeight := goterm.Height()
 terminalWidth := goterm.Width()

 fmt.Println("Terminal height : ", terminalHeight)
 fmt.Println("Terminal width : ", terminalWidth)

 }

Sample output :

Terminal height : 50

Terminal width : 139

References :

https://godoc.org/github.com/buger/goterm



Tags : golang terminal-dimension width height

By Adam Ng

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