I’m starting to think that all the weird problems I see with thick blogging clients has to do with my old version of movable type, so I bit the bullet and upgraded to 4.23 today. Their upgrade process is pretty simple, just copy new files over the old directory. Everything seems to have gone ok.
Let’s try another screenshot:
Did that work?
Ah ha! So the problem was that in the blog’s publishing settings, the URL didn’t have a trailing slash, so the system messed up every URL that it composed for live writer.
Wow. Being able to paste in clipboard image data directly is insanely handy.