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a smarter pager

Project description

The Kitchen Sink Pager is a pager that does more, but its primary feature is adding per file syntax highlighting to git diffs.

Installation

pip install KitchenSink

Examples

# use it for paging. sometimes, it can even figure out
# the filetype and add syntax highlighting. (press 's')
cat some_file.py | kk

# Use it as a quick file jumper for grep results.
# Press 'lf' to quickly view a file in the current buffer
grep * -Rn my_string | kk

# Use it as a git log viewer.
# press 'lo' to [l]ist all git [o]bjects
# press 'lf' to [list] [f]iles in the buffer
git log | kk

# it does git diff highlighting, too
# press 's' to toggle highlighting
git log --color -n1 -p | kk

# if there are numbers in the buffer,
# the kitchen sink math them with 'm'
cat lots_of_numbers.txt | kk

Screenshots

KitchenSink syntax highlighting

https://raw.github.com/okayzed/kk.py/master/images/kk.png

KitchenSink syntax highlighting vs. the traditional git diff highlighting

https://raw.github.com/okayzed/kk.py/master/images/kk_vs_less.png

Changing Syntax Coloring

if the syntax coloring style isn’t your style or isn’t showing up well, you can use any of pygments other available styles by setting KK_STYLE environment variable.

# listing the styles

python -c “import pygments.styles; print pygments.styles.STYLE_MAP.keys()”

# changing the style to vim. put this in .bashrc if you always want it

export KK_STYLE=vim

Why another pager?

why not? operating on pipe output is one of the slower parts of my workflow. this is an attempt to make it more bearable.

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