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Colorized Text From Php In Unix Terminals

01.16.2007
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        Colorized text from php in unix terminals

# first define colors to use
$_colors = array(
        LIGHT_RED      => "[1;31m",
        LIGHT_GREEN     => "[1;32m",
        YELLOW         => "[1;33m",
        LIGHT_BLUE     => "[1;34m",
        MAGENTA     => "[1;35m",
        LIGHT_CYAN     => "[1;36m",
        WHITE         => "[1;37m",
        NORMAL         => "[0m",
        BLACK         => "[0;30m",
        RED         => "[0;31m",
        GREEN         => "[0;32m",
        BROWN         => "[0;33m",
        BLUE         => "[0;34m",
        CYAN         => "[0;36m",
        BOLD         => "[1m",
        UNDERSCORE     => "[4m",
        REVERSE     => "[7m",

);
##############################################
# Output colorized text to terminal run
# php scripts..
##############################################
function termcolored($text, $color="NORMAL", $back=1){
    global $_colors;
    $out = $_colors["$color"];
    if($out == ""){ $out = "[0m"; }
    if($back){
        return chr(27)."$out$text".chr(27)."[0m";#.chr(27);
    }else{
        echo chr(27)."$out$text".chr(27).chr(27)."[0m";#.chr(27);
    }//fi
}// end function
##############################################