I need to use MS Word to make some documentation for python code. Line number, or boxing around the code, or anything would be better than just use normal format.
Is there any good/useful style/method for code documentation purposes?
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Do you have an editor that formats python code for you? I ask because Visual Studio will copy code onto the clipboard with formatting intact so that when pasted into word it looks identical (give or take line lengths).
Visual Studio itself supports python now. The Community Edition doesn't have the somewhat restrictive licensing limitations of the old Express edition; meaning it's likely to be an - admittedly heavyweight - option to get formatted code into other documents even if your preferred editor doesn't put syntax highligfhed code onto the clipboard.
You need to add Office-addin called Easy Syntax Highlighter
from Insert tab click ... > Add-ins >
search for Easy Syntax Highlighter > Add
It will show as a new tab
Setting > choose your prefered Theme
Personally I like Solarized Light
If you manage to copy code style from your IDE, you'll find that the font used for Eclipse IDE (for example) is "Consolas". I find that it looks pretty good in MS Word. If you require 100% of the formatting you can always use this neat little website: http://www.planetb.ca/syntax-highlight-word
Just copy and paste the code into the box and click "show highlighted" and it should open in a new window. Then, simply copy everything and paste that into Word. It's pretty cool!