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Windows Live Writer Plugin to Insert Colorized Code


This Plugin allows you to add colorized code to your blogs using Windows Live Writer.
It includes support for:
  • C#, VB.NET, J#, Javascript, Cobol, Algol
  • HTML, XML, XSLT, .Config, Windows PowerShell
  • T-SQL
  • CSS, and many more...


Free Download:

To Install, just Download the .Zip file below and save the file CarlosAg.WindowsLive.Writer.Plugins.DLL into the Windows Live Writer plugins folder:
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\Plugins

Click Here to Start Download (38KB)


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Figure: CarlosAg.CodeColorizer window. Here is a small preview of how it looks like.

Windows Live Writer Colorizer window

History:


v1.0.0.0 Released: 03/03/2008

How to Use

  • Just copy the file in the zip file to the Windows Live Plugin folder, typically C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Writer\Plugins
  • Open Windows Live Writer
  • You can launch the plugin by using the Menu Insert->Colorized Code, or use the Insert Colorized Code... in the Insert list in the right hand side panel
  • Select the right language, and now you can write the code, paste it into the window.
  • When you are done just click OK. and the right HTML will be inserted in your blog
Note: The code snippet will be enclosed in a <div> class="code", if you want to add a silver border you can customize your blog by adding a CSS style such as:
    <style>
        .code {
            word-wrap:break-word;
            margin:10px;
            padding:10px;
            border:2px ridge white;
            background-color:#F5F5F5;
            font-family:Courier New;
            font-size:10pt;
            }
    </style>
    

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