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I just noticed that my preview is not matching the actual appearance of the question.

See this question: Is there a Combat log?

The problem in edit box

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The problem in preview

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The problem when seeing the question. Note that the image is not on the next line (correctly).

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I was just having a similar issue, one segment of code disappeared on me and another got stuffed into one line. Happened twice; first time took two additional edit->save cycles to right itself, second only one. –  Kevin Apr 6 '12 at 4:12
    
have you read this meta.stackoverflow.com/editing-help may this help. –  Ankit Sharma Apr 6 '12 at 5:58

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This is due to the editor's preview container on Gaming being 20px narrower than the final, rendered output's container.

When the preview is the same width, the image is on the same line as the text (which is correct according to markdown).

Pinging our designer Jin to unleash his CSS powers.

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I tried to leave the question in its errored state. However, someone has corrected it and some spelling. Feel free to roll it back! –  Valamas Apr 10 '12 at 2:39

Thanks for bringing this up. While the size of the preview factored in, as Jarrod mentioned, ultimately the Markdown was written such that the image and text would be on the same line. To ensure that images and text are on new lines, they must be separated by a blank line.

Same line Markdown:

Text
[Image]

New line Markdown:

Text

[Image]
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