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Waylon Walker
Waylon Walker

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Adding __rich__ methods to python classes

Adding a __render__ method that returns a rich renderable to any python class makes it display this output if printed with rich. This also includes being nested inside of a rich Layout.

import rich
from rich.panel import Panel

class ShowMe:
    def __rich__(self):
        return Panel("hello", border_style="gold1")

if __name__ == "__main__":
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results of printing ShowMe with rich

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