# kramdown

## Syntax Highlighting With Minted

Minted (LPPL/BSD licensed) is a LaTeX package that facilitates expressive syntax highlighting using the Pygments library. This highlighter can be used with the LaTeX converter.

To use Minted, set the option ‘syntax_highlighter’ to ‘minted’. Also make sure that you have the ‘minted’ LaTeX package installed!

The Minted syntax highlighter supports the following keys of the option ‘syntax_highlighter_opts’:

default_lang
The default language that should be used when no language is set.
line_numbers