Highlight 3.28

4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 (102 votes)


Mac, Unix, Windows (All) / Open Source / 12,040 downloads

Highlight is a universal source code converter which transforms code to HTML, XHTML, RTF, LaTeX, TEX, SVG and BBCode files with syntax highlighting. (X)HTML and SVG output is formatted by CSS. It supports customizable color theme and language descriptions with regular expressions. The configuration files are Lua scripts with plug-in support. The tool contains several options to provide a consistent formatting of the output code.

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  • Latest Changes

    - Added support of Pascal, Lua, Ruby and C# regions in outhtml_codefold.lua

    - Improved outhtml_codefold.lua to handle embedded languages

    - Added string delimiters in the Ruby definition

    - Added new AssertEqualLength flag in string section of language definitions

    - Improved heredoc parsing

    - Fixed Lua multiline string recognition

Reviews of Highlight

  1. 1 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.27 (Jan 25, 2016)

    Missing the mIRC (mSL) scripting language support!!!

  2. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.26 (Jan 16, 2016)

    I haven't needed a program like this in years, but just on the day when I had to document the logic of a couple of Java programs using pseudo-code, I find out about this program. I'm sure I'll find even more uses for Highlight, but this one use saved me a ton of time

  3. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.17 (Feb 17, 2014)


  4. 5 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.15 (Sep 25, 2013)

    very useful!

  5. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing 3.15 (Aug 24, 2013)


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