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How do I easily highlight the syntax of PHP code in Word?

How do I easily highlight the syntax of PHP code in Word?

How do I easily write and syntax-highlighted PHP code (or any others programming language) in a Word 2009 document?

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Guest [Entry]

"You can use Notepad++ to accomplish this in three ways. Just so you know, Notepad++ is a more advanced version of Notepad, which supports syntax highlighting of different code files ""out of the box"" - PHP included!

Download & install it, fire it up, and load up your PHP file. You should automatically see it beautifully coloured (if not, because the file extension is something other than .php, go to Language -> PHP or Language -> P -> PHP).

If you need to change any of the colours, you can easily do so - just go to Settings -> Styler Configurator. From that menu, you can change the various highlighting and font options, to suit your needs - although the default usually suffices for most.

Then, go to Plugins -> NppExport. From there, you have three options you can consider:

Export to RTF
Export to HTML
Copy all formats to clipboard

Start with the last one - ""Copy all formats to clipboard"" - which will copy the entire file with the highlighted syntax to the clipboard. Once you click it, then open Microsoft Word, and just hit paste! You should see the beautifully syntax-highlighted code. If something goes wrong, then you can try one of the other options (export to RTF/HTML), although I've never had a problem with the clipboard method."
Guest [Entry]

"You could install the .PHPS file type into Apache then copy the output from your browser into Word.

in your http.conf

AddType application/x-httpd-php-source .phps"
Guest [Entry]

"Without manually creating character styles for each element of the language and applying them manually, you can't.

Your best bet is to take a screenshot in a editor that does do syntax highlighting and insert that into your document, or copy-and-paste the already colourful code from another program (perhaps a paste bin) and paste it into Word and hope that the colour formatting gets preserved."
"Without manually creating character styles for each element of the language and applying them manually, you can't.

Your best bet is to take a screenshot in a editor that does do syntax highlighting and insert that into your document, or copy-and-paste the already colourful code from another program (perhaps a paste bin) and paste it into Word and hope that the colour formatting gets preserved."
Guest [Entry]

"You can using Plugin Syntax Highlight in Ms.Word store.office.com/syntax-highlighter-WA104315019.aspx?assetid=WA104315019 .
i follow that step and work

Output"
Guest [Entry]

"I'm using Easy Code Formatter as highlighted here: stackoverflow.com/questions/387453/how-do-you-display-code-snippets-in-ms-word-preserving-format-and-syntax-highlig/55907121#55907121

It also allows you to select line-numbering, highlighting and gives you different theme options which are open-sourced."