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Hi I received a print like this a few days ago, and I just loved the way the editor prints source code. If anyone knows which editor this is, please give me an answer

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question about a text editor, voting to move to superuser – Ben Voigt Sep 27 '10 at 18:30
So you have no idea – Anonymous Sep 27 '10 at 18:58

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I am quite sure it is output from a2ps, which is simply a converter from plain text files to postscript. Some people use it as a standard filter applied automatically when printing plain text on printers.

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+1 yes, a2ps looks like this – sleske Sep 27 '10 at 21:35

I think its jedit.

EDIT: its not from jedit. But has appearantly about the same features wrt print formatting

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I'm not familiar with printing from editors, but this might be LaTeX with the listings package. For example, this




import sys
import random

for x in range(10000):
    result = 126


yields alt text

I guess it can be tweaked to show a border around it and have the line numbers within the border. Don't know how to do it though.

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