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In this answer, comments in C# code have the same color as normal code. In the preview the highlighting is correct, but not on the submitted answer. Looks like a bug...

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The preview probably does not take the tags into account, so using the default which is "global" and can identify most languages. – Shadow Wizard May 15 '11 at 14:19
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Since the question is tagged as, it doesn't automatically apply C# code formatting. You can override this by adding a special comment before the code block that specifies the highlighting language:

<!-- language: c# -->
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ah, didn't know that... thanks! – Thomas Levesque May 15 '11 at 14:15
I always thought it needs to be <!-- language: lang-cs --> glad to see there's little shortcut. :) – Shadow Wizard May 15 '11 at 14:17

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