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I love the coding that Super User and all of the other StackExchange sites uses for editing/created questions and answers... markdown. It's easy to use. I'm wondering if there is a way to enable the use of markdown with Live Writer? Is there a plugin to do this? A hack or work around?

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Out of curiosity: Which blogging system do you use (server-side)? – Tobias Plutat Jan 21 '11 at 22:50
@Tobias mainly for the which is a stack exchange server using wordpress but I also use blogger personally – KronoS Jan 21 '11 at 23:02
up vote 4 down vote accepted

I wasn't able to find any markdown plugin for Live Writer, but there are other text editors that accept markdown.

A well-known example is WriteMonkey.

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Although this is not directly the answer to the question (anyway, switching to WriteMonkey would solve the problem in any case), I agree with you (+1). – Donovan Jan 22 '11 at 10:53
Although I'm not looking for a text editor, there appears to be no other options... bounty is yours! – KronoS Jan 27 '11 at 14:14
Note: See the new answer by fresky. – harrymc May 21 '15 at 13:41

I created a Markdown plugin for Windows Live Writer called MarkdownInLiveWriter. You can have a try.

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