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Pygments is a syntax highlighting package written in Python.

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Pygments is a syntax highlighting package written in Python.

It is a generic syntax highlighter suitable for use in code hosting, forums, wikis or other applications that need to prettify source code. Highlights are:

  • a wide range of over 300 languages and other text formats is supported

  • special attention is paid to details, increasing quality by a fair amount

  • support for new languages and formats are added easily

  • a number of output formats, presently HTML, LaTeX, RTF, SVG, all image formats that PIL supports and ANSI sequences

  • it is usable as a command-line tool and as a library


Copyright 2006-2019 by the Pygments team, see AUTHORS.


BSD, see LICENSE for details.

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