How to control the size of the Windows shell window from within a python script?

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By: Speedbird (SysAdmin), Created 8 years ago, Updated 8 years ago.
You can do this using the SetConsoleWindowInfo function from the win32 API. The following should work:
from ctypes import windll, byref
from ctypes.wintypes import SMALL_RECT

STDOUT = -12

hdl = windll.kernel32.GetStdHandle(STDOUT)
rect = wintypes.SMALL_RECT(0, 50, 50, 80) # (left, top, right, bottom)
windll.kernel32.SetConsoleWindowInfo(hdl, True, byref(rect))


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