Code beautification and/or printing utilities that are not part of an editor

David Kelly dkelly at
Fri Apr 20 04:29:30 UTC 2007

On Apr 19, 2007, at 4:10 PM, Andrew Falanga wrote:

> Another question for everyone.  Are there any programs, hopefully
> available in the ports, that one can use to print source code files to
> a printer (or create as a postscript file)?
> I'd like something that I can feed a C++ program, have it parse
> through the code, print line numbers to the left of the page and
> (optionally) color code the syntax.  Does anything like this exist?

a2ps was once a nice and simple ascii to PS converter then it bloated  
into a source code pretty-printer. Has been at least 10 years since I  
used it.

GNU indent is a very useful code reformatter.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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