+-------------------------------------------+ | TEXMENTS | | | | Access the Pygments syntax highlighter | | from inside LaTeX. | | | | By Marek Kubica, <email@example.com> | +-------------------------------------------+ Description ----------- Ever wanted to include a source file into your LaTeX code? Code gets easier to read when it is colored so many people use the ``listings'' package that can syntax-color (highlight) your source files. Not every language is supported, though. This is where ``texments'' comes in handy. ``texments'' is an alternative to ``listings'' and uses the Pygments syntax highlighter which provides highlighting for more languages than ``listings'' itself. Especially when a language is rather recent, Pygments often supports it already like for example Scala and Clojure. ``texments'' also supports multiple color schemes, so almost everyone can find a setting that pleases him. Installation ------------ As ``texments'' is only glue between several packages, it has some dependencies. The dependencies on the LaTeX-side are ``fancyvrb'', ``color'' and ``ifthen'' which should be all included in basically any notable TeX distribution, so no problems are to be expected. The documentation also uses the ``hyperref'' package which is also part of any self-respecting TeX distribution. The other dependency is the ``pygmentize'' command, which is part of the Pygments (<http://pygments.org/>) library. Pygments is provided by many Linux distributions in the package ``python-pygments'' (Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE), ``pygments'' (Gentoo, Arch Linux AUR) or similar. Users of other systems can install it using ``easy_install Pygments'' (provided that setuptools are installed) or simply by downloading the Pygments tarball and running ``python setup.py install'' inside of it. To create the ``texments.sty'' file, call ``latex texments.ins''. Then you need to move the file into a place where TeX can find it, probably into your TEXMF tree. To generate the documentation, call ``pdflatex -shell-escape texments.dtx'' which will generate the ``texments.pdf'' file which includes some examples and hints how to use it. Note that the ``-shell-escape'' parameter is (unfortunately) mandatory, as the macro package needs to call ``pygmentize'' to highlight the content. Copyright and license --------------------- Copyright (C) 2008 Marek Kubica, <firstname.lastname@example.org> This package may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3c of this license or (at your option) any later version. The latest version of this license is in: http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt and version 1.3c or later is part of all distributions of LaTeX version 2008/05/04 or later.
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texments – Using the Pygments highlighter in LaTeX
A package which allows to use the Pygments highlighter inside LaTeX documents. Pygments supports syntax colouring of over 50 types of files, and ships with multiple colour schemes.
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