Git log format string
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Pretty format

Pretty format

git log --pretty="format:%H"

See the next tables on format variables.

Hash

Hash

Commit

Variable Description
%H commit hash
%h (abbrev) commit hash

Tree

Variable Description
%T tree hash
%t (abbrev) tree hash

Parent

Variable Description
%P parent hash
%p (abbrev) parent hash

Commit

Commit

Variable Description
%s commit subject
%f commit subject, filename style
%b commit body
%d ref names
%e encoding

Author

Author

Name

Variable Description
%an author
%aN author, respecting mailmap

Email

Variable Description
%ae author email
%aE author email, respecting mailmap

Date

Variable Description
%aD author date (rfc2882)
%ar author date (relative)
%at author date (unix timestamp)
%ai author date (iso8601)

Committer

Committer

Name

Variable Description
%cn committer name
%cN committer name, respecting mailmap

Email

Variable Description
%ce committer email
%cE committer email, respecting mailmap

Date

Variable Description
%cD committer date (rfc2882)
%cr committer date (relative)
%ct committer date (unix timestamp)
%ci committer date (iso8601)