Windows Live Writer is a desktop blog-publishing application developed by Microsoft.

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Keyboard shortcut to set tags

Is there a way, via the keyboard, to access the tags box? I can find it for my life. E.g. I have tried alt + and ctrl + and tabing for ever. How do I set a tag?
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How can I open/convert a .wpostx file?

Someone just sent me a .wpostx file and told me it was a photo. I found a reference to it being a Windows Live Writer format but I can't figure out how to open it there. Any other ideas?
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BAD GATEWAY 502 Error from Windows Live Writer

Using Windows Live Writer, I've been updating my blog (link in profile if you're interested - I won't spam it here), which runs Wordpress 3.6.1 on Debian Wheezy 7.1. I had ensured that /var/lib/php5 ...
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fiddler doesn't capture windows live writer traffic

I have been trying to capture windows live writer traffic through fiddler for my application which runs on IIS Express but I am unable to. Fiddler is open, capture traffic mode is on. I also used the ...
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How do I login to applications with a Google account that uses 2-Step Verification?

I need to use my Google account to login to places like Windows Live Writer. Sometimes the second step in the 2-Step Verification process gets in the way, causing a Password and Email combination ...
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How to fix Windows Live Writer 2012 Url Names?

I have am using Blog Engine 2.8 with Windows Live Writer. I noticed when publish a post I get a url like this http://www.example.com/post/2013/06/28/.aspx but when I use Blog Engines post area I ...
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Is there an up-to-date “Blog this in windows live writer” in any of the modern browsers?

I want to select text (and images) in the browser, right click, and have it added to my blog post draft in windows live writer? The one I could find seems to be for old versions of Firefox (10 ...
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Windows Live Writer fails to start

I installed windows live writer and configured it to connect to my xmlrpc enabled blog engine. After doing so, it threw an unrecoverable error and closed down. After attempting to restart windows ...
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Can Windows Live Writer 2011 be configured to accept self-signed SSL certificates?

I'd like to use Windows Live Writer 2011 with a blog that is configured to use self-signed SSL certificates. Unfortunately when connecting to the blog Windows Live Writer 2010 refuses to connect to ...
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How to set the blog post's slug in Windows Live Writer 2011?

I am trying to set my own slug text for a blog post in Windows Live Writer 2011 and I am unable to find how to do it.
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Windows Live Writer and LaTeX

I am looking for a way to integrate a WordPress latex plugin: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/latex/ and Windows Live Writer, so that LaTeX would render in real time in Windows Live Writer. Any ...
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Is there a way to use markdown in Microsoft Live Writer?

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 ...
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How do I add captions to a picture in windows live writer?

I just started to use Windows Live Writer and love the interface especially with the drag and drop pictures. However I cannot seem to be able to add captions below the images... How do I do this? Is ...
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Using Windows Live Writer with XWiki

Is it posible to use XWiki with Windows Live Writer? If it is possible can someone describe what needs to be configured? XWiki, Live Writer or both?
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How to restore Windows Live Writer settings?

I copied the contents of my hard drive (which had WinXP istalled) elsewhere, wiped it clean and installed Windows 7. One thing I forgot is the UserID/Passwords to all the blogs I've setup in ...
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Equivalent to Windows Live Writer for Linux?

Is there any Linux equivalent to Windows Live Writer? I've got the Wordpress for iPhone app on my iPod and Windows Live Writer on Windows. These programs are much easier for stuff such as adding ...
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Windows Live Writer Disappeared after 1-5 mins launch

Okay I'm a regular Windows Live Writer user, didn't have any problem till today. After one post on my blog, when I try to write the next post, only 1 line through, the Live Writer closed by itself. ...
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How to prevent Live Writer from messing up <code>

I am trying out Windows Live Writer, and it seems to be pretty cool. But, how can I prevent it from encoding characters between <code> tags when switching between Edit and Source? Is there a ...
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Windows Live Writer: surrounding selected text with a tag?

When using Windows Live Writer, I'd like to be able to select text and press a key combination to surround it with a given tags (like Ctrl-B surrounds it with <b> tags). The one I specifically ...
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Duplicate posts in BlogEngine.NET when using Windows Live Writer

I'm always getting duplicate posts when I publish a new post from Windows Live Writer to my instance of BlogEngine.NET. What can be the reason for this? Is it a bug or something wrong with my ...