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WMD unable to render markup inside words
Bolding words that include an underscore doesn't work

If in a Stack Overflow question or answer text area I write

unchanged

and then attempt to emphasise the 'un' prefix, by selecting those two letters and pushing the 'I' button on the toolbar, it just shows up as

*un*changed

Of course, I'd expect the italic button to give me some syntax that renders as

unchanged

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marked as duplicate by kiamlaluno, Arjan, Toon Krijthe, Josh Caswell, ben is uǝq backwards Sep 10 '12 at 20:32

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See the answer given from Jeff Atwood for that question. – kiamlaluno Sep 10 '12 at 19:15
    
@kiamlaluno These questions aren't duplicates. If a part of Jeff's answer addresses this question, it should be mentioned in an answer here. – Adam Lear Sep 10 '12 at 19:17

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