Add Code w/ Syntax Highlighting to PowerPoint
Posted by Tyler Muth on February 6, 2013
…or any media that supports rich text or HTML. I often include code-snippets or queries in technical presentations. I find them much more visually appealing and easier to read if they include syntax highlighting. If you’re using Notepad++ on Windows, it’s trivial. Simply go to the “Plugins” menu > “NppExport” > “Copy all formats to clipboard”. Check out the screenshot below as well as an example slide from my talk last year at E4. On a related note, ZoomIt is a nice tool for presentations involving code or other things that are hard to read so you can zoom in on them.