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GNU Source-highlight

https://www.gnu.org/software/src-highlite/
produce document with syntax highlighting from source file

Source-highlight reads source language specifications dynamically, thus it can be easily extended (without recompiling the sources) for handling new languages. It also reads output format specifications dynamically, and thus it can be easily extended (without recompiling the sources) for handling new output formats. The syntax for these specifications is quite easy (take a look at the manual). Source-highlight is a command line program, and it can also be used as a CGI. Notice that Source-highlight can also be used as a formatter (i.e., without highlighting): you can, for instance, format a txt file in HTML (and it will take care of translating special characters, such as, <, >, &). Since version 2.2, source-highlight can also generate cross references; in order to do this it relies on Exuberant Ctags. These are the output formats already supported:

  • HTML
  • XHTML
  • LATEX
  • TEXINFO
  • ANSI color escape sequences (you can use this feature with less)
  • DocBook

These are the input languages (or input formats) already supported (in alphabetical order):

  • Ada
  • Autoconf files
  • C/C++
  • C#
  • Bib
  • Bison
  • Caml
  • Changelog
  • Css
  • Diff
  • Flex
  • Fortran
  • GLSL
  • Haxe
  • Html
  • ini files
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • KDE desktop files
  • Latex
  • Ldap files
  • Logtalk
  • Log files
  • lsm files (Linux Software Map)
  • Lua
  • Makefile
  • M4
  • ML
  • Pascal
  • Perl
  • PHP
  • Postscript
  • Prolog
  • Properties files
  • Python
  • RPM Spec files
  • Ruby
  • Scala
  • Shell
  • S-Lang
  • Sql
  • Tcl
  • XML
  • XOrg conf files

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/src-highlite/source-highlight.html

https://www.gnu.org/software/src-highlite/source-highlight-lib.html

https://www.gnu.org/software/src-highlite/examples.html





Licensing

License

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Notes

Verified by

Deborah Nicholson

Verified on

29 November 2007




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Lorenzo Bettini Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref) (R)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/java2html
Savannah (Ref) (R)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/src-highlite
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/java2html
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/source-highlight
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/src-highlite.git
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-source-highlight
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/src-highlite


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Source requirementboost at least the regex library

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 November 2018.



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