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Terminal input and output prompts.
Initialize self. See help(type(self)) for accurate signature.
RichPromptDisplayHook(shell=None, cache_size=1000, **kwargs)¶
Subclass of base display hook using coloured prompt
write_format_data(format_dict, md_dict=None) → None¶
Write the format data dict to the frontend.
This default version of this method simply writes the plain text representation of the object to
sys.stdout. Subclasses should override this method to send the entire
format_dictto the frontends.
Write the output prompt.
The default implementation simply writes the prompt to