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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 meta.stackexchange.com/questions/7931/… – 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 stackoverflow.com/questions/258998/… 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

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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 actually...now 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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