Live Writer Syntax Highlighting Plug-in Minor Update

The recently released Version 1.4 of my Windows Live Writer plug-in for Syntax Highlighting resolved some HTML encoding issues experienced by some users. It seems however that this fix has had a knock on effect for some other users and especially those hosting their own WordPress blogs (i.e. not hosting on To make the plugin compatible for as many users as possible I have released a new minor update. This new version (v1.4.1) now includes a new option in the Plugin Options dialog to disable HTML encoding within the plugin when publishing. HTML encoding will continue to be ON by default but the setting shown below will turn it OFF:

If you are experiencing consistent encoding issues you can use this setting to see if it remediates the problem. It is available to download now via the download page, or directly via this link.

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