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Generate ASCII banners from user input. See also: showfigfonts. More information:

  • Generate by directly inputting text:

figlet {{input_text}}

  • Use a custom font file:

figlet {{input_text}} -f {{path/to/font_file.flf}}

  • Use a font from the default font directory (the extension can be omitted):

figlet {{input_text}} -f {{font_filename}}

  • Pipe command output through FIGlet:

{{command}} | figlet

  • Show available FIGlet fonts:

showfigfonts {{optional_string_to_display}}