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Need an editor from which I can paste to MSWord and get also line numbers

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In a MSword document I want to paste code with line numbers (and command coloring if possible) in order to make the readability easier, any text editor you know for this?
Nov 25 '09 #1
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I don't know if Word supports this, and this being a M$ product, Word documents typically don't work well in applications other than Word.

A bit of Googling turned this up though:
Syntax highlighting source code in Word and PowerPoint

Basically, use a text-editor that supports highlighting, and allows you to copy the highlighted text in RTF format. Then post the RTF text into Word.
Nov 25 '09 #2
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that is a big help...still my biggest need is line numbers
Nov 26 '09 #3
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Doesn't Word have a feature to create numerical lists?
Couldn't you just post the highlighted code - as explained in the article - into Word, highlight the whole thing and hit the Numerical List button?

Anyhow, it seems to me that the simplest way to achieve this would be to just snap a screen-shot of the text in a editor that shows highlighting and line-numbers, and then put the image into your Word document.
Nov 27 '09 #4

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