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Can we force questions that are tagged and to have the syntax-highlighting? Since matplotlib/pylab is a python-only library I don't see why this would be a problem. I've been adding the python tag as a workaround, but this seems like a useless edit. Example:

matplotlib save plot to image file instead of displaying it (so can be used in batch scripts for example)

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You could simply add a <!-- language: lang-py --> in front of your code block to get the highlighting to work. – Bart Aug 10 '12 at 2:23
@Bart: or better yet, add the python tag. – Shog9 Aug 10 '12 at 2:23
@Shog9 I agree, but the OP already stated that he did so, but found it a useless edit. – Bart Aug 10 '12 at 2:23
Eh... Good tagging is never useless. – Shog9 Aug 10 '12 at 2:25
Not my words and no disagreement here. – Bart Aug 10 '12 at 2:26
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Most of these already have the tag, which should suffice. The 340 that don't:

...probably should have it, if they contain actual code. Hint, hint.

That said, there's no harm in enabling the default (auto-detect) formatting for these, since that's what's configured already for . So I've gone ahead and enabled it.

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