Create beautiful ASCII text animations using NodeJS.


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Create beautiful ASCII text animations using NodeJS.

:cloud: Installation

# Using npm
npm install --save text-animation

# Using yarn
yarn add text-animation

:clipboard: Example

// Dependencies
var TextAnimation = require("text-animation");

// Animate bottom-top
TextAnimation("Hello...", function (err) {
    if (err) throw err;
    // And then, top-bottom
        text: "...World!"
      , animation: "top-bottom"

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:memo: Documentation

TextAnimation(options, callback)

Creates the animation with provided text.


  • String|Object options: The string value with the text that you want to animate or an object containing the following fields:

  • text (String): The text that you want to animate.

  • end (Function): The handler that will be called when the animation is eneded. If the callback parameter is provided, then this field will be overridden (default: an empty function).

  • animation (String): The animation type. Actually, this is one of filenames from lib/animations directory (default: "bottom-top").

  • delay (Number): The frame delay in milliseconds (default: 100).

  • size (String): The size of the box in the following format: WIDTHxHEIGHT. If this is not provided, the box will take the fullscreen size.

  • font (String): The text font (default: "Graffiti").

Additional fields are added to options object:

  • size (Array): The provided string is splitted and the value will be an array.
  • box (CliBox): The CliBox wrapper object.
  • rText (String): The rendered text using the Figlet lirary. This is added asynchronously.
  • Function callback: The callback function.

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:dizzy: Where is this library used?

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:scroll: License

MIT © Ionică Bizău

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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