# How to check if a file is connected with terminal in Python?

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You can check if your current script is connected with the terminal or not using the isatty() function. For example,

import sys
if sys.stdout.isatty():
print("Inside a terminal!")
else:
print("Piped output")

If you run the above from a terminal, you'll get the output:

"Inside a terminal!"
Published on 22-Dec-2017 11:09:50