February 18th, 2011: New version 0.7 released

- The Fortran Output Library

foul is a Fortran 90 library designed to simplify a variety of tasks related to program output. foul currently has three main components:
All functions are fully documented within the source code.

For example, foul can turn this program output ...

Standard output

... into this

Output with foul

Allowing the Fortran programmer to harness for the first time the full power of escape codes, foul makes formatting console output easy.

Don't believe it? Take a look at this sample program written using foul:

PROGRAM foul_demo
    USE foul
    CALL write_formatted('Rule of Sarrus', 'bright red underline', ' (Linear Algebra)''bright normal')
END PROGRAM foul_demo

This will produce the first line of the console output shown above. It doesn't get any more convenient than this!

Features of foul include:

By now you've probably figured out that you have nothing to lose by giving foul a try. So, what are you waiting for?

Download it already!   (foul 0.7, released on Feburary 18th, 2011)

Released under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 3

foul was developed to format output in a thesis project of mine. I have made good use of it already. If it has done anything for you as well, or if you have any suggestions or improvements, I'd love to hear about it.

Copyright 2010-2011 by Philipp Emanuel Weidmann