Fix the strange characters for (PHP) Artisan

Posted November 8, 2019 in Blog, Laravel

I have lately been facing an issue where my artisan outputs a lot of strange characters such as ?[32m. It seems to be an issue with the latest Laravel.

Until now I have managed to read around it, but it still annoyed me.

Finally today I found the solution in this thread:


As Nakov says, you must have this package in your project to make it look correct again:

composer require symfony/console:4.3.4