Installing ANSICON for colored output in Ruby on Rails tests on Windows
January 3, 2012 · Posted in Development
For color coded output on windows within the command prompt you will need to install ANSICON by following the steps below.
- Download the latest archive from http://adoxa.altervista.org/ansicon/ and unzip it
- Use a cmd prompt and navigate to where you unzipped it.
- go into the ‘x64′ or ‘x86′ directory depending on which machine you have – 64bit or 32bit
- Run “ansicon.exe –i”
- Open a new cmd prompt