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Highlight is a source code to formatted text converter. It generates HTML, XHTML, RTF, ODT, LaTeX, TeX, SVG, BBCode and terminal escape sequences with coloured syntax highlighting. Language definitions and colour themes are Lua scripts and support plugins

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  • highlighting of keywords, types, strings, numbers, escape sequences, comments, operators and preprocessor directives
  • coloured output in HTML, XHTML 1.1, RTF, TeX, LaTeX, SVG, BBCode and terminal escape sequences
  • supports referenced stylesheet files for HTML, LaTeX, TeX or SVG output
  • all configuration files are Lua scripts, supports user plug-ins
  • recognition of nested languages within a file
  • reformatting and indentation of C, C++, C# and Java source code
  • wrapping of long lines
  • customizable keyword groups


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Chinese (Simplified), Czech, English, German, Spanish

Intended Audience

Developers, Quality Engineers, System Administrators

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Programming Language

C++, Lua


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