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An in-browser RST viewer with live updating

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rstviewer is a simple program for editing a reStructuredText (RST) file. In fact, it’s being used to edit this file right now!



$ rstviewer file.rst

opens a new browser window containing an HTML representation of of file.rst. The browser window refreshes when file.rst is changed.


Python 3.5 or greater and a browser which supports WebSockets.


Jonathan Terhorst <>


NPM package rst-live-preview, which I could not get running.

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