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#1548 in Command line utilities
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A terminal filter to colorize output
pipecolor is a terminal filter to colorize output. You can customize the colorize rule by regular expression.
Download from release page, and extract to the directory in PATH.
Alternatively you can install by cargo.
cargo install pipecolor
Put the colorize rule file to
sample/pipecolor.toml in this repository is an example.
pipecolor can receive input through pipe, and colorize the output.
$ cat sample/access_log | pipecolor -c ./sample/pipecolor.toml
Filenames can be specified.
$ pipecolor -c ./sample/pipecolor.toml sample/maillog
If output is redirected to a file, colorization is disabled automatically.
You can force to colorize by
pipecolor --mode always.
See the example rule
[[lines]] pat = "^(.*?) .*? .*? \\[(.*?)\\] \".*?\" .*? .*? \".*?\" \"(.*?)\"" colors = ["White", "LightGreen", "LightBlue", "Green"] [[lines.tokens]] pat = "GET" colors = ["LightCyan"] [[lines.tokens]] pat = "POST" colors = ["LightYellow"] [[lines.tokens]] pat = "HEAD" colors = ["LightMagenta"]
lines.pat is a regular expression to specify colorize lines.
If the expression is matched, the matched line is colorize to colors specified by
lines.colors is an array of colors, the first color is used to colorize the whole line.
The rest colors are used to colorize the captured group in the expression.
In the example, the whole line is colorized to
White, the first group captured by
(.*?) is colorized to
lines.tokens specifies the special tokens to be colorized in the matched line.
If no token is required,
tokens can be empty list.
[[lines]] pat = "^(.*?) .*? .*? \\[(.*?)\\] \".*?\" .*? .*? \".*?\" \"(.*?)\"" colors = ["White", "LightGreen", "LightBlue", "Green"] tokens = 
The available colors are below.