I am working on a project/installation that will be run on a 7" screen. At the moment the project selects a sentence from a txt file and then prints it out using a 'typewriter effect'. I am doing this using the command line on a raspberry pi (console login ctrl-alt-f1 not LXTerminal)
Using textwrapper the sentence will split over as many lines needed.
#Loop while True: #ntlk tokenizer tokenizer = nltk.data.load('tokenizers/punkt/english.pickle') #my code takes text file forTweet = text #breaks into sentences tok = tokenizer.tokenize(forTweet); #selects random sentence newTok = random.choice(tok) #makes sure sentence is less than 280 characters newTok = random.choice([x for x in tok if len(x)<280]) #text wrap to make sure words do not split on str2 = textwrap.fill(newTok, 128) #Gets length of newTOk lenghtnewTok = len(newTok) #Keeps text on screen for 5 seoncds sleep(5) # initialise clearing screen stdscr = curses.initscr() # Clear the screen stdscr.clear() #keep screen clear for 2 seconds sleep(2) #This is typewrite effect words = str2.replace('\n', '\r\n') for char in words: sleep(0.1) sys.stdout.write(char) sys.stdout.flush()
However, what I would now like to acheive is that instead of printing 1 sentence, the script will:
1.select one sentence, print using typewriter effect.
2.Wait two seconds, skip a line and then print another sentence.
3.Keep doing this until it reaches bottom of screen and then clear all sentences and start again from the top.
Any suggestions would be great.