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Lektor plugin that adds syntax highlighting for markdown blocks with Pygments.

Project description

lektor-markdown-highlighter

This plugin adds support for syntax highlighting through Pygments to Lektor's markdown support.

Enabling the Plugin

To enable the plugin run this command:

lektor plugins add markdown-highlighter

Configuring the Plugin

The plugin has a config file that is used to configure a few things for Pygments. Just create a file named markdown-highlighter.ini into your configs/ folder. Currently only pygments.style is used:

[pygments]
style = tango

You can use this to select any of the built-in Pygments styles. Support for custom styles will come in the future.

The config file is considered the "source" for the Pygments stylesheet, so you must create the configuration file (it can be empty) or Lektor's build will prune pygments.css.

In Markdown

To use the syntax highlighter you need to use fenced blocks and pass the name of the pygments lexer after the opening fence:

```python
print("Hello World!")
```

In Templates

In templates the plugin provides the get_pygments_stylesheet function which can be used to generate and retrieve a link to the pygments stylesheet:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="{{ get_pygments_stylesheet()|url }}">

In addition the |pygmentize filter can be used to highlight code from templates. It takes one argument which is the lexer name:

{{ 'print "Hello World!"'|pygmentize('python') }}

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