French Git Log

french git example

git log --pretty='format:%Cblue%h%Creset %ad %Cred%<(8,trunc)%an%Creset%Cgreen%d%Creset %s' --date=short

Shows how to use pretty format in Git with colors and fixed with columns (trunc) :

%Cblue … %Creset
begin and end a colored sequence (here in blue, also possible : red and green)
%h
hash short format
%ad
author date (short version with the –date=short git argument)
%<(8,trunc)
the next item will take 8 positions with spaces at right if necessary and truncated if longer
%an
author name
%d
ref names (branch, tag, …)
%s
subject (ie the commit comment)