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process templates


tilt -l
tilt [-t pattern] [-y file] [-D name=value] [-d file] [--vars=ruby] file


Process template file and write output to stdout. With no file or when file is ´-´, read template from stdin and use the --type option to determine the template´s type.


-l,  --list

List template engines + file patterns and exit

-t,  --type=pattern

Use this template engine; required if no file

-y,  --layout=file

Use file as a layout template


Define variable name as value

-d,  --define-file=file

Load YAML or JSON from file and use for variables


Evaluate ruby to Hash and use for variables

-h,  --help

Show this help message


Convert markdown to HTML:

$ tilt foo.markdown > foo.html

Process ERB template:

$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + 2 %>" | tilt -t erb
Answer: 4

Define variables:

$ echo ´{"n":40}´ > data.json
$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + n %>" | tilt -t erb -d data.json
Answer: 42

$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + n %>" | tilt -t erb --vars="{:n=>40}"
Answer: 42
$ echo "Answer: <%= 2 + n.to_i %>" | tilt -t erb -Dn=40
Answer: 42

See Also

m4(1), mustache(1)


July 2022 Tilt 2.0.11 Tilt Manual