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2 The end user’s perspective

Styled output can viewed fine in a console or terminal emulator window.

The stylable program will typically have the following options:

--color

Use colors and other text attributes always.

--color=when

Use colors and other text attributes if when. when may be always, never, auto, or html.

--style=style-file

Specify the CSS style rule file for --color.

For more details, see the sections The --color option and The --style option below.

If the output does not fit on a screen, you can use ‘less -R’ to scroll around in the styled output. For example:

program --color arguments | less -R