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When posting a question on Stack Overflow where I am inserting a table it keeps coming out in the following format:

ID|Date

1|20111020 2|20111020 3|20111020 4|20111020 5|20111020

How can I do this correctly so someone doesn't have to keep editing my posts? I have looked at the advanced help but can't see the answer?

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marked as duplicate by Manishearth, Martijn Pieters, hims056, Rory, Lance Roberts Feb 27 '13 at 14:37

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You can wrap your table in <pre> ... </pre> tags.

ID|Date
---------
1|20111020
2|20111020
3|20111020
4|20111020
5|20111020
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Select the content that you want to format and click the {} icon.

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