Bobby L. Craig

strip-ansi

# strip-ansi [![Build Status](https://secure.travis-ci.org/sindresorhus/strip-ansi.png?branch=master)](http://travis-ci.org/sindresorhus/strip-ansi) > Strip [ANSI escape codes](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSI_escape_code#Colors_and_Styles) (used for colorizing strings in the terminal) Used in the terminal color module [chalk](https://github.com/sindresorhus/chalk). ## Install Install locally with [npm](https://npmjs.org/package/strip-ansi): ``` npm install --save strip-ansi ``` Or globally if you want to use it as a CLI app: ``` npm install --global strip-ansi ``` You can then use it in your Terminal like: ``` strip-ansi file-with-color-codes ``` Or pipe something to it: ``` ls | strip-ansi ``` ## Example ```js var stripAnsi = require('strip-ansi'); stripAnsi('\x1b[4mcake\x1b[0m'); //=> cake ``` ## License MIT © [Sindre Sorhus](http://sindresorhus.com)