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Python Source Code Types For Inline Syntax Highlighting

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Python Source Code Types For Inline Syntax Highlighting

Type annotations for various languages, when applied to multi line strings will syntax highlighting with the python-inline-source VS Code plugin.

Supports html, css, javascript, typescript, sql, graphql, multiple css extension languages, template languages and many more, see below for a full list.

Uses typing.Annotated to annotate the str type with the language used. You can use typing.get_type_hints at runtime to determine the language that a string has been annotated with.

On Python versions prior to 3.9 uses typing_extensions to support Annotated types.


pip install sourcetypes




Use a type decoration named for language that you are using:

import sourcetypes

my_html_string: sourcetypes.html = """
  <h1>Some HTML</h1>


from sourcetypes import html

my_html_string: html = """
  <h1>Some HTML</h1>

Supported Languages

  • markdown (aliased as md)
  • html
  • django_html (aliased as django)
  • django_txt
  • jinja
  • jinja_html
  • css (aliased as style, and styles)
  • scss
  • less
  • sass
  • stylus
  • javascript (aliased as js)
  • jsx (aliased as javascriptreact, and react)
  • typescript (aliased as ts)
  • tsx (aliased as typescriptreact)
  • coffeescript (aliased as coffee)
  • sql
  • json
  • yaml
  • graphql
  • xml
  • python

Release Notes

[0.0.2] - 2022-03-13

  • Doc tweaks

[0.0.1] - 2022-03-11

  • Alpha release

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