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Codeplex Syntax Highlighter

Software Requirement

Prerequisite Knowledge

  1. Know how to create a web application (or website).
  2. How to add a reference in the project?
  3. What are namespace and class in .net?
  4. What is a DLL? How to use it?

What Is Syntax Highlighter?

using Test;

Scenario Of Using Syntax Highlighter

Download DLL

Creation Of A Website

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Adding DLL Reference

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Creating Text File

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Adding Code In A Web Page

using System;
using System.IO;
using ColorCode;

public partial class _Default: System.Web.UI.Page {
  protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) {
    string code = File.ReadAllText(Server.MapPath(@"~\code.txt"));
    string colorCode = new CodeColorizer().Colorize(code, Languages.Aspx);


Code Explained

Run Application

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
Posted On  -  Tuesday, February 14, 2012


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