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       pygmentize - highlights the input file


       pygmentize                    [-l <lexer> | -g] [-F <filter>[:<options>]] [-f <formatter>]
       [-O <options>] [-P <option=value>] [-o <outfile>] [<infile>]
       pygmentize -S <style> -f <formatter> [-a <arg>] [-O <options>] [-P <option=value>]
       pygmentize -L [<which> ...]
       pygmentize -H <type> <name>
       pygmentize -h | -V


       Pygments is a generic syntax highlighter for general use in all kinds of software such  as
       forum systems, wikis or other applications that need to prettify source code.

       Its highlights are:
         * a wide range of common languages and markup 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 and ANSI sequences
         * it is usable as a command-line tool and as a library
         * ... and it highlights even Brainfuck!

       pygmentize  is  a  command  that  uses  Pygments to highlight the input file and write the
       result to <outfile>. If no <infile> is given, stdin is used.


       A summary of options is included below.

       -l <lexer>
              Set the lexer name. If not given, the lexer is guessed from the  extension  of  the
              input file name (this obviously doesn't work if the input is stdin).

       -g     Attempt to guess the lexer from the file contents, or pass through as plain text if
              this fails (this can work for stdin).

       -F <filter>[:<options>]
              Add a filter to the token stream. You can give options in the same way  as  for  -O
              after  a  colon (note: there must not be spaces around the colon).  This option can
              be given multiple times.

       -f <formatter>
              Set the formatter name. If not given, it will be guessed from the extension of  the
              output  file  name. If no output file is given, the terminal formatter will be used
              by default.

       -o <outfile>
              Set output file. If not given, stdout is used.

       -O <options>
              With this option, you can give the lexer and formatter a  comma-separated  list  of
              options,  e.g.  "-O bg=light,python=cool". Which options are valid for which lexers
              and formatters can be found  in  the  documentation.   This  option  can  be  given
              multiple times.

       -P <option=value>
              This  option  adds lexer and formatter options like the -O option, but you can only
              give one option per -P. That way, the option value may contain  commas  and  equals
              signs, which it can't with -O.

       -S <style>
              Print  out  style definitions for style <style> and for formatter <formatter>.  The
              meaning of the argument given by -a <arg> is formatter dependent and can  be  found
              in the documentation.

       -L [<which> ...]
              List  lexers,  formatters,  styles or filters. Set <which> to the thing you want to
              list (e.g. "styles"), or omit it to list everything.

       -H <type> <name>
              Print detailed help for the object <name> of type <type>, where <type>  is  one  of
              "lexer", "formatter" or "filter".

       -h     Show help screen.

       -V     Show version of the Pygments package.




       pygmentize was written by Georg Brandl <>.

       This manual page was written by Piotr Ozarowski <>, for the Debian project
       (but may be used by others).

                                         December 9, 2015                           PYGMENTIZE(1)