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cheatsheetify is a command-line tool that generates PDF versions of cheatsheets for popular command-line tools.


pip install cheatsheetify



python cheatsheetify [commands]

For example, to generate a cheatsheet for ls, you would run:

python cheatsheetify ls

Cheatsheet of multiple commands

We also have the option where you can pass a list of commands and we will generated a single PDF for all the cheatsheets of the commands.

python cheatsheetify ls cp rm

Custom title

The title of the generated PDF can be changed using the --title flag.

python cheatsheetify ls --title "My cheatsheets"

Custom PDF filename

The filename of the generated PDF can be changed using the --filename flag.

python cheatsheetify ls --filename "BestCheatsheet"

This example will generated the PDF as BestCheatsheet.pdf

Custom theme

You can select the color scheme of the PDF from the available themes. You can use --theme flag to change the theme. The default theme is based on Catppuccin (Macchiato) theme.

python cheatsheetify ls --theme Nord

Remove credit 😟

When the PDF is generated, right below the title, there is a link to this project. If you want to remove that, you can simply use --no-credits flag.

python cheatsheetify ls --no-credits

CLI help

To show the help page, just use the --help flag.

python cheatsheetify --help


This project would not have been possible without the awesome tldr project.


Contributions are welcome! If you'd like to add support for a new feature or themes, feel free to open a pull request.


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE file for details.