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Create syntax-highlighted RTF snippets for pasting into, e.g., Keynote #26

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jennybc opened this Issue Nov 18, 2015 · 4 comments

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jennybc commented Nov 18, 2015

I bet reprex could package this up nicely ... a gist tweeted by @AmeliaMN on code highlighting for Keynote presentations:

https://gist.github.com/jimbojsb/1630790

I'm going to paste the body here in case the gist goes away. But the comments look pretty useful, e.g. using alternative highlighters like Pygments..

Step 0:

Get Homebrew installed on your mac if you don't already have it

Step 1:

Install highlight. "brew install highlight". (This brings down Lua and Boost as well)

Step 2:

Highlight your source. "highlight -O rtf myfile.php | pbcopy". This will highlight the source code in RTF format and copy the result of that operation to your Mac's clipboard.

Step 3:

Paste into your slide in Keynote. Keynote will create a new text box with your highlighted code. You can adjust the width as needed, and adjust the font size with cmd+ and cmd-

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AmeliaMN commented Nov 18, 2015

+1

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jennybc commented Sep 18, 2017

@yihui Do you have any thoughts on the basic problem? Which is creating syntax highlighted snippets that are convenient to paste into, say, Keynote. I frequently render to Word, so I can copy and paste with style. And then I still have to fiddle with the text background. It feels ridiculous.

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yihui commented Sep 18, 2017

I have never used Keynote myself, but I think this is definitely doable (I don't know how to solve the background issue, though; will highlight -O html work?). It is possible to write to the clipboard in R (see the "Clipboard" section in ?clipboard). I don't know if pygments is better than highlight.

@jennybc jennybc changed the title from Create syntax-highlighted snippets for pasting? to Create syntax-highlighted RTF snippets for pasting into, e.g., Keynote Dec 20, 2017

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romainfrancois commented Jun 30, 2018

@jennybc jennybc closed this in 032dc11 Jul 24, 2018

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