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Interface options for specifying language prettify

I don't know how Markdown recognize which language used in the code blocks. But sometimes it doesn't guess right.

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marked as duplicate by Shog9 Mar 12 '12 at 0:46

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It used Google Prettify meta.stackexchange.com/questions/14664/…. Your question pretty much dups this meta.stackexchange.com/questions/981/…, and lots of others. –  Zoredache Jan 7 '11 at 8:56
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Is this really a feature request? It doesn't sound like one. If you want a possibility to choose the language yourself, then this is a dupe. Right now, only the algorithm determines the "correct" language. –  Ladybug Killer Jan 7 '11 at 8:57

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(Note, I'm answering the body of your question, not the title)

The tags on your question are used to determine the language for the code blocks.

I'm not sure how that works if you have multiple languages in your tags, or for code golf questions.

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You can't specify any tag in answer, isn't it? –  Xiè Jìléi Jan 7 '11 at 12:51
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Yup, see here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/72082/… –  Benjol Jan 7 '11 at 12:54

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