[plug] Pretty Printer

Russell Steicke r.steicke at bom.gov.au
Mon Oct 30 09:39:06 WST 2000

On Sat, Oct 28, 2000 at 02:06:32PM +0800, BillK wrote:
> Is there a pretty printer program that will print colour highlighted c++
> source code?  Many like  gvim etc do sytax highlighting on the display,
> but not when printed.  I would prefer one that just adds colour, not
> reformats my work as well.

Emacs can do this (and much, much more).  From my .emacs

;;;; Postscript printing stuff
(setq ps-paper-type 'a4)
(setq ps-lpr-command "lpr")
(setq ps-lpr-switches '( "-Pbasil"))

Then use M-x ps-print-buffer-with-faces (with tab completion it's not as
bad as it looks, or bind it to a key) to get a colour syntax highlighted
print, and the indentation etc won't be changed.

> BillK
Russell Steicke

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