Importing Auto-Links into Live Writer

My teammate Sam Stokes just wrote a blog post on how to create auto-links in Live Writer, a feature that will automatically link a keyword or phrase to a URL.

And now, the rest of the story.

Another way to add an auto-link is any time you are in the “insert Hyperlink” dialog box:


If you want to “bulk load” these into Live Writer, examine the XML at the following path:

C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Roaming\Windows Live Writer\LinkGlossary\linkglossary.xml

The linkglossary.xml file contains snippets of XML like the following:

<!-- another shameless plug -->
    <text>Michael Palermo</text>
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