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How do I get my code blocks formatted?

Is there some script, or something else that is used within the Stack Overflow's editor to put in syntax highlighting for code when posting a programming-related question?

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marked as duplicate by Ether, random, Tyler Carter, fretje, ChrisF Jan 30 '10 at 16:24

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Please see… – Ether Jan 30 '10 at 1:59
Umm...I do not see anything about colorizing code in there? I followed the link ...which lead to… and the answer is.. 'This doesn't appear to be addressed in the unofficial FAQ yet, so if the question and answers were made community wiki, this could perhaps be added. – Chris Marasti-Georg Nov 3 '08 at 15:39' – t0mm13b Jan 30 '10 at 2:03
It's in the FAQ index now, but this question has been asked many times on meta in the past. – Ether Jan 30 '10 at 2:05
up vote 5 down vote accepted

screenshot with freehand circle

  • paste your code
  • select it
  • click the little binary icon (pictured)
  • profit!
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You're a gem...I feel so stupid for not recognizing that...embarrassing I know why I got a downvote...sheepish.. – t0mm13b Jan 30 '10 at 2:08
You've found the step before the Profit? – random Jan 30 '10 at 2:11
the downvote wasn't from me! – Ether Jan 30 '10 at 2:12
BTW for me that button looks something like this {} – Krishnabhadra Jan 8 '13 at 10:25

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