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[solved!] Re: pretty print diff OR print terminal output in color

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Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
> Hi list,
> I don't seem to be able to figure this out with google or
> /usr/share/doc, aptitude search etc.:
> Does Debian (lenny) have any tools to pretty print coloured terminal
> output (from colordiff, git diff etc.)?
> Preferably, I would like to print in colours just as or similar as on
> the console/terminal.
> If I use konsole's 'print sceen' option, I get a black and white version
>  of just the contents of the current window (not the full output).
> If I redirect the output to file or a2ps, uniprint or other programs, I
> get the 'full' version, but the color coding is missing. Everything is
> dull black on white.
> If I just copy/paste to an editor, the color information is lost as well.
> If I do a screenshot of the window, I usually only get a small portion
> of the output at a time and it will print a pixelised image of the text.
> So, is there an easy way to print the terminal output to pdf (or paper)
> where the color coding (diff, ls, etc.) is preserved?
> I have also tried enscript's --color option, but I don't know how to
> pipe the output of 'git diff' to it.
>   git diff |enscript --pretty-print --color -o diff.pdf
> does not preserve coloured information.
> Thanks for any pointers!

Someone posted this link off-list:

This script converts diff's output (or that of git-diff) to coloured
html. (Which can be printed in colour.)

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