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How to nest code within a list using markdown

I know how to format code, but can't get it to work in this answer. Not sure why?

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marked as duplicate by Shog9 Nov 1 '12 at 6:07

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You were inside a list, so the four spaces were being interpreted as continuing the list, not starting a code block. You needed to add another four spaces to indent it as code. I've fixed it for you.

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