Mar 23, 2011

How to Disable Live Writer Smileys

I've been writing a lot C++ posts lately and every time I type a fully qualified class method, like MyClass:Open-mouthed smileamnMethod. I get that aggravating smiley instead of the :D I wanted. Turns out this little annoyance can be turned off under  the Live Writer, Options dialog.
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In the dialog, select the Editing tab and uncheck the box shown below:
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Tod Gentille (@todgentille) is now a Curriculum Director for Pluralsight. He's been programming professionally since well before you were born and was a software consultant for most of his career. He's also a father, husband, drummer, and windsurfer. He wants to be a guitar player but he just hasn't got the chops for it.