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TEXT-VIMCOLOR(1)      User Contributed Perl Documentation     TEXT-VIMCOLOR(1)

       text-vimcolor - Use Text:VimColor from the command line

       version 0.26

	  $ text-vimcolor FILENAME
	    # (like a colored "cat" (same as "text-vimcolor --format ansi FILENAME"))
	  $ text-vimcolor --format html	--full-page FILENAME > OUTPUT.html
	  $ text-vimcolor --format xml FILENAME	> OUTPUT.xml
	  $ text-vimcolor --format pdf FILENAME	--output OUTPUT.pdf

       This program uses the Vim text editor to	highlight text according to
       its syntax, and turn the	highlighting into ANSI,	HTML, XML or PDF
       output.	It works with any file type which Vim itself can highlight.
       Usually Vim will	be able	to auto-detect the file	format based on	the
       filename	(and sometimes the contents of the file).

       Exactly one filename should be given on the command line	to name	the
       input file.  If none is given input will	instead	be read	from "STDIN".

       If Vim can't guess the file type	automatically, it can be specified
       explicitly using	the "--filetype" option.  For example:

	  $ text-vimcolor --format html	--filetype prolog > foo.html

       This program is a command line interface	to the Perl module

       The following options are understood:

	   Show	a summary of the usage,	including a list of options.

	   Turns on debugging in the underlying	Perl module.  This makes it
	   print the command used to run Vim.

	   Enables additional syntax groups instead of just the	primary	ones.
	   See "all_syntax_groups" in Text::VimColor for more information.

       --filetype file-type
	   Set the type	of the file explicitly.	 The file-type argument	should
	   be something	which Vim will recognize when set with its "filetype"
	   option.  Examples are "perl", "cpp" (for C++) and "sh" (for Unix
	   shell scripts).  These names	are case sensitive, and	should usually
	   be all-lowercase.

       --format	output-format
	   The output format to	generate.  Must	be one of the following:

	       Output text marked up with ANSI escape sequences	(using
	       Term::ANSIColor).  This is like a colorized version of cat(1).

	       You can alter the color scheme using the	"TEXT_VIMCOLOR_ANSI"
	       environment variable in the format of "SynGroup=color;".	 For

		  TEXT_VIMCOLOR_ANSI='Comment=green;Statement =	magenta; '

	       On windows the script will attempt to load Win32::Console::ANSI
	       if the output is	to STDOUT in an	attempt	to make	the output
	       more useful.  You can disable this by setting

	       Generate	XHTML output, with text	marked with "<span>" elements
	       with "class" attributes.	 A CSS stylesheet should be used to
	       define the coloring, etc., for the output.  See the
	       "--full-page" option below.

	   xml Output is in a simple XML vocabulary.  This can then be used by
	       other software to do further transformations (e.g., using

	   pdf XML output is generated and fed to the FOP XSL-FO processor,
	       with an appropriate XSL style sheet.  The stylesheet uses XSLT
	       to transform the	normal XML output into XSL-FO, which is	then
	       rendered	to PDF.	 For this to work, the command "fop" must be
	       available.  An output file must be specified with "--output"
	       with this format.

	   Full	details	of the HTML and	XML output formats can be found	in the
	   documentation for Text::VimColor.

       --output	output-filename
	   Specifies the name of the output file.  If this option is omitted,
	   the output will be sent to <STDOUT>.	 This option is	required when
	   the output format is	PDF (because of	limitations in FOP).

	   When	the output format is HTML, this	option will make the output a
	   complete HTML page, rather than just	a fragment of HTML.  A CSS
	   stylesheet will be inserted inline into the output, so the output
	   will	be usable as it	is.

	   When	the output format is HTML and "--fullpage" is given, a
	   stylesheet is normally inserted in-line in the output file.	If
	   this	option is given	it will	instead	be referenced with a "<link>"

       --let name=value
	   When	Vim is run the value of	name will be set to value using	Vim's
	   "let" command.  More	than one of these options can be set.  The
	   value is not	quoted or escaped in any way, so it can	be an
	   expression.	These settings take precedence over "--unlet" options.

	   This	option corresponds to the "vim_let" setting and	method in the
	   Perl	module.

       --unlet name
	   Prevent the value of	name being set with Vim's "let"	command.  This
	   can be used to turn off default settings.

	   This	option corresponds to the "vim_let" setting and	method in the
	   Perl	module,	when used with a value of "undef".

       o   The PDF output option often doesn't work, because it	is dependent
	   on FOP, which often doesn't work.  This is also why it is mind
	   numbingly slow.

       o   FOP (0.20.3)	seems to ignore	the "background-color" property	on
	   "<fo:inline>".  If that's what it's meant to	do, how	do you set the
	   background color on part of a line?

       o   Text::VimColor

       o   Geoff Richards <>

       o   Randy Stauner <>

       This software is	copyright (c) 2002-2006	by Geoff Richards.

       This software is	copyright (c) 2011 by Randy Stauner.

       This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
       the same	terms as the Perl 5 programming	language system	itself.

perl v5.32.0			  2015-03-21		      TEXT-VIMCOLOR(1)


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