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Microsoft releases WYSIWYG blog editor August 15, 2006

Posted by Matsu in Information Technology, Microsoft, Software, Technology, Weblog, Windows/Microsoft, WordPress.
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Microsoft has already talked about the addition of blog editing tools built into Office 2007, but did you know they released a new stand-alone WYSIWYG blog editing program, today? They did.

This post on Information Week’s web site gives more details. It even works with WordPress blogs.

To download your own copy, go here.

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1. Re.Mark » Live Writer - August 15, 2006

[…] Microsoft have released a beta version of Live Writer.  I read about it here, and you can download the beta here.  I am using Live Writer for this post.  The interface is as you’d expect.  I tend to use Perfomancing for Firefox for my posts (you can get version 1.3 here) – which, being a Firefox plugin, is cross-platform.  Both are easy to set up (getting spellchecking working in Performancing for Firefox was a little tricky, details here, while LiveWriter’s spellchecking lacks an ‘Ignore All’ function) and have comparable features.  The preview available in Live Writer is very good – not so impressed with the Web Layout view.  Will I use it?  Sometimes, maybe.  There’s no compelling feature that makes it a must have, yet.  And its Windows only (which means I can’t use it for Martini blogging – anytime, anyplace, anywhere.) […]


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