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Beware that since the changes to syntax highlighting in December 2010, and the inline hints added March 2011, no syntax highlighting is applied unless the question's tags or an inline hint enable it. So, to test highlighting here in the sandbox:

  1. Set some language tags to this question:

    • See the explanation and the list of languages.

    • Adding clashing tags, such as both and , enforces a fallback to default, which is different from "no highlighting". (These tags are currently set on this question.)

  2. Or: on the start of a line, specify a language inline using <!-- language: lang --> hints, and indent the code 4 spaces as usual. There is a full list of hints (scroll down a little).

    <!-- language: lang-html -->
    
        While not hinted otherwise: <html></html> source <b>goes</b> "here".
    
    <!-- language: lang-js -->
    
        var a = 3;
        while (not (a > 0)) {
            alert("JavaScript code <b>goes</b> here.");
        }
    
  3. Or:

    • Save your post.

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    • Find the <pre> element and add the attribute class="prettyprint", or change it into something more specific, like class="lang-vb prettyprint".

    • Run the following in the location bar: javascript:prettyPrint();

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What have you tried?‮What have you tried? –  nicael Jul 4 at 16:18
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@nicael You're at it again... –  DatEpicCoderGuyWhoPrograms Jul 14 at 0:01
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This is a test comment sent from in emacs with Stack-Mode –  Jonathan Leech-Pepin Nov 17 at 14:55

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Answer for Popular Demand so my tests don't clog up other people's global inboxes.


Looks like this answer is still needed.

Bare: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagger_(typography) ← doesn't work
%29: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagger_(typography%29 ← link functions but looks ugly/wrong


From Please improve the auto-linking to allow square and round brackets

For example, this won't work with the linking feature:

http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/util/Arrays.html#binarySearch(int[], int)

If I try and [link it][1] this is the result.

[1]: http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/util/Arrays.html#binarySearch(int[], int)

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Add dummy # after ) : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagger_(typography)# –  Hugo Mar 28 '12 at 20:17

test test test test test test test test

Ha! This is now mine!

Code Intention Test
    Yes, this is intended...
    At least I think so.
Not sure how that works.
    Typoe

This is intended with one tab
    This with two!
        This with three!
    Two again!
one!

Mixed! Spaces
Tab
    Two Tabs...
    Spaces + Tabs
    Tab + Spaces
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I am having this problem too. Please help!

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So much for "me too" answer filtering. –  hexafraction Nov 5 '12 at 23:36

I guess you can't combine them:

[tag:formatting support]

[tag:support OR formatting]

How about:

or:

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HTML Comments

Source: <!-- this is a typical comment -->

Result:

Source: <one odd way to comment>

Result:

Source: < but it doesn't work with a leading space>

Result: < but it doesn't work with a leading space>

Source: <!- this is another odd way to comment -->:

Result:

Source: <!- too lazy for more dashes ->

Result:

Source: <-- but you need the exclamation point -->

Result: <-- but you need the exclamation point -->

Source: <the most lazy comment

Result:

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Test persian. comment here by Arabic/Farsi language. for example:

الله اكبر

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يا علي مدد..........1 –  ahoo Jun 7 '13 at 12:15

Bow down before my links!

Each character in the above sentence, including spaces and puntuation, is a valid link. My link density RULES ALL! :D

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This is a test To see if this works.

This is a test to see if it is possible to hide hyperlinks.

This is a test [to see if nested hyperlinks](http://www.example.com/) are acceptable. This doesn't seem to be the case.

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ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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This is a Cake. No it isn't.

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This is a test. –  alexanderpas Jun 24 '10 at 23:42
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This is a lie... –  Mehrdad Jul 24 '11 at 17:30

NUMBERED LIST TESTING

Unexpected

 1. Item1

 1. Item2
 1. Item3
 1. Item4
  1. Item1

  2. Item2

  3. Item3
  4. Item4

Crap

 1. Item1
<!-- -->
 1. Item2
 1. Item3
 1. Item4
  1. Item1
  2. Item2
  3. Item3
  4. Item4

WTF

 1. Item1

<!-- -->
 1. Item2
 1. Item3
 1. Item4
  1. Item1

1. Item2 1. Item3 1. Item4

Useless

 1. Item1
<!-- -->

 1. Item2
 1. Item3
 1. Item4
  1. Item1

  2. Item2

  3. Item3
  4. Item4

Misleading

 1. Item1

<!-- -->

 1. Item2
 1. Item3
 1. Item4
  1. Item1
  1. Item2
  2. Item3
  3. Item4

BEST CHOICE

 1. Item1
<br/><br/>
 1. Item2
 1. Item3
 1. Item4
  1. Item1

  2. Item2
  3. Item3
  4. Item4
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Testing bleeding from Windows is shutting down screen takes a long 20 minutes, reported on Markdown rendering issue.

I have an old Windows XP Pro SP1 machine that is having a problem shutting down. In know that XP takes longer to shut down than to startup, but 20 minutes is a little excessive. It always does shut down (eventually), but it stays on that "Windows is shutting down..." screen for about 20 minutes.

Can anyone think of anything that may be causing it to take so long? I removed the mapped network drives that are no longer in use, but I don't think that would make a difference. Here is my HijackThis log for reference:

> Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis
> v2.0.2 Scan saved at 11:06:31 AM, on
> 12/2/2009 Platform: Windows XP SP1
> (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet
> Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
> Boot mode: Normal
> 
> Running processes:
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
> C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN
> Client\cvpnd.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\system32\LxrJD31s.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\pctspk.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\atiptaxx.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\ATK0100\Hcontrol.exe
> C:\Program Files\Common
> Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
> C:\Program
> Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\ATK0100\ATKOSD.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exe
> C:\Program Files\Trend
> Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
> 
> R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet
> Explorer\Main,Local Page =  O2 - BHO:
> AcroIEHlprObj Class -
> {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3}
> - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F}
> - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11D2-876E-00A0C9082467}
> - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msdxm.ocx O3 - Toolbar: (no name) -
> {BA52B914-B692-46c4-B683-905236F6F655}
> - (no file) O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PCTVOICE] pctspk.exe O4 -
> HKLM\..\Run: [ATIModeChange]
> Ati2mdxx.exe O4 - HKLM\..\Run:
> [AtiPTA] atiptaxx.exe O4 -
> HKLM\..\Run: [Hcontrol]
> C:\WINDOWS\ATK0100\Hcontrol.exe O4 -
> HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program
> Files\Common
> Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" 
> -osboot O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [SunJavaUpdateSched] C:\Program
> Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_04\bin\jusched.exe
> O4 - HKUS\S-1-5-19\..\Run:
> [CTFMON.EXE]
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User
> 'LOCAL SERVICE') O4 -
> HKUS\S-1-5-20\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE]
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User
> 'NETWORK SERVICE') O4 -
> HKUS\S-1-5-18\..\Run: [CTFMON.EXE]
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User
> 'SYSTEM') O4 - HKUS\.DEFAULT\..\Run:
> [CTFMON.EXE]
> C:\WINDOWS\System32\CTFMON.EXE (User
> 'Default user') O9 - Extra button: (no
> name) -
> {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}
> - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Sun Java
> Console -
> {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}
> - C:\WINDOWS\System32\msjava.dll O16 - DPF:
> {4ED9DDF0-7479-4BBE-9335-5A1EDB1D8A21}
> - http://bin.mcafee.com/molbin/shared/mcinsctl/en-gb/4,0,0,74/mcinsctl.cab
> O16 - DPF:
> {F58E1CEF-A068-4C15-BA5E-587CAF3EE8C6}
> (MSN Chat Control 4.5) -
> http://fdl.msn.com/public/chat/msnchat45.cab
> O17 -
> HKLM\System\CCS\Services\Tcpip\..\{1D93AED5-2A9C-4968-A6A2-C059EFB89F66}:
> NameServer = 158.152.1.58,158.152.1.43
> O17 -
> HKLM\System\CS1\Services\Tcpip\..\{1D93AED5-2A9C-4968-A6A
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Testing character limit (I rather like this character): ﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺﷺ

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Horrendous {mis|ab}use of direction overrides


This is some normal text to lull you into a false sense of security.

This is some normal text to lull you into a false sense of security.


{RTL}This text is standard-grade messed up with a `U+202E RIGHT-TO-LEFT OVERRIDE`.{LTR}

‮This text is standard-grade messed up with a U+202E RIGHT-TO-LEFT OVERRIDE.‭


This text is {RTL}hospital-grade messed up with {LTR}an intervening override.

This text is ‮hospital-grade messed up with ‭an intervening override.


If I {RTL}pu swohs ti ,sdrawkcab etirw {LTR}forwards.

If I ‮pu swohs ti ,sdrawkcab etirw ‭forwards.


This text is industrial-grade messed up - {RTL}it spans paragraphs!

Lorem ipsum dolor sit.

Brain melted {LTR}yet?

This text is industrial-grade messed up - ‮it spans paragraphs!

Lorem ipsum dolor sit.

Brain melted ‭yet?


{RTL}!sliated eht ni si rorroh eht tub ,lamron skooL{LTR}

‮!sliated eht ni si rorroh eht tub ,lamron skooL‭


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▛▙▟▜▐▀▄▌▘▛▙▟▜ ▄█▀  u know u want em :)

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▛ ▜ <br/> ▙ ▟--------- How to do line breaks in comments? –  mplungjan Mar 11 '11 at 10:00
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@mplungjan You can't. –  badp Mar 11 '11 at 10:02
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What a pity. That would be useful sometimes. –  toscho Jun 6 '11 at 14:40
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We detected an invalid link in your post, please correct it. (this message will be automatically removed when the link is fixed) –  Community May 14 '12 at 5:24
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Be quiet, ---@Community---, dumb bot –  hexafraction Nov 5 '12 at 23:33
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@hims056 yeah, whatever job that was responsible for this is long time dead. Oh well! Think we should flag the comment? ;) –  Shadow Wizard Apr 30 at 11:40
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@hims056 wow, must try it myself! LOL! Well, bug report? Since this will never be removed automatically... –  Shadow Wizard Apr 30 at 11:50

ab**cd**ef

あい**う**えお

அஆ**இஈ**உஊ

padding padding padding

a
b
c

Hats

More Hats

Johnny Three-Hats

MORE HATZ

帽子頂戴

Does editing this post award me the 'Stallman' hat?

italic more italic

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Heh, the bash syntax highlighter is broken.

#!/bin/bash
[ $# -ge 1 -a -f "$1" ] && input="$1" || input="-"
cat $input
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                   ``                   
                 `.,:,.`                
               `.,:::::,.`              
             `.,:::::::::,`             
            `,::::::::::::,.`           
          `.,:::::::::::::::,.`         
        `.,:::::::::::::::::::,.`       
      `.,:::::::::::::::::::::::.`      
     `.::::::::::::::::::::::::::,.`    
   `.::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::,.`  
  `,:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::.  
   `.................................`  

 

                      ``                
                    `.::.               
                  `.,;;:.               
                `.,;;'':.               
               .:;;:,:;:.               
               .,,.``,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `,;:.               
                    `.,,`               

 

   ``````````````````````````````````   
  `,:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::.  
  `.,:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::,`  
    `.,:::::::::::::::::::::::::::,.`   
      `.::::::::::::::::::::::::,.`     
        `,:::::::::::::::::::::.`       
         `.,:::::::::::::::::,`         
           `.,:::::::::::::,.`          
             `.::::::::::,.`            
              ``,:::::::.`              
                `.,:::.`                
                  ``.`                  

 

                                         ``   
                                        .::`  
                                      `,;;:`  
                                    `.:;'':`  
                                   .:;'''':`  
                                 `,;'''''':`  
                               `,:;''''''':`  
                              .:;''''''''':`  
   ``                       `,;;'''''''''':`  
  `::.                    `,:;''''''''''';:`  
  `:;;,`                 .:;'''''''''''';:.   
  `:'';:,`             `,;'''''''''''';:.`    
  `:'''';:.`         `,:;''''''''''';;,`      
  `:'''''';,`       .:;'''''''''''';:.        
  `:''''''';:,`   `,;'''''''''''';:.`         
  `:''''''''';:.`,;;''''''''''';;,`           
  `:''''''''''';;;'''''''''''';:.             
  `:;''''''''''''''''''''''';:.`              
   .:;'''''''''''''''''''';;,`                
    `.:;''''''''''''''''';:.                  
      `,;;''''''''''''';:.`                   
        .:;'''''''''';;,`                     
         `.:;''''''';:.                       
           `,;;''';:.`                        
             .:;;;,`                          
              `..`                            
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You forgot to "protect" the downvote button ;-) –  Arjan Dec 26 '13 at 22:08
  • Nested
    • lists
    • are
      • fun!
      • cool!
    • is
      • nice!
      • unsupported! supported, so long as your markdown indents lists by 2+ spaces.
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! Trying to get Markdown to nest multiple paragraphs in spoiler tags

! Looks unsuccessful.

However:

Omg, a title!

  • And a list too!

What is this HTML trickery?

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@Arjan Yes, unless... –  badp Jan 19 '11 at 10:24

None:

while True do
begin
  struct := 7; { Hallo }
end;

Pascal:

while True do
begin
  struct := 7; { Hallo }
end;

Delphi:

while True do
begin
  struct := 7; { Hallo }
end;

C:

while True do
begin
  struct := 7; { Hallo }
end;
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Testing.

add(num1, num2) {…}

Markdown source:

#add(num1, num2) {…}

Escaped #:

#add(num1, num2) {…}

Markdown source:

\#add(num1, num2) {…}

Wrapped in backticks (`code`):

#add(num1, num2) {…}

Markdown source:

`#add(num1, num2) {…}`

Indented by 4 spaces:

#add(num1, num2) {…}

Markdown source:

    #add(num1, num2) {…}

Testing.

I ain't* here.

  • am not

Markdown source:

I ain't* here.

*am not

Escaped *:

I ain't* here.

* am not

Markdown source:

I ain't\* here.

\* am not

Superscript (<sup>):

I ain't1 here.

1 am not

Markdown source:

I ain't<sup>1</sup> here.

<sup>1</sup> am not

Clarify on hover:

I ain't here.

Markdown source:

I [ain't][1] here.

[1]: http:/// "am not"

Testing.

Hello, world!

Markdown source:

<div id='myDiv'>Hello, world!</div>

Wrapped in backticks (`code`):

<div id='myDiv'>Hello, world!</div>

Indented by 4 spaces:

<div id='myDiv'>Hello, world!</div>

Markdown source:

    <div id='myDiv'>Hello, world!</div>

Made for
Should Markdown be opt-in? No.

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We detected an invalid link in your post, please correct it. (this message will be automatically removed when the link is fixed) –  Community May 14 '12 at 5:24
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@Community Very funny. –  uınbɐɥs Aug 21 '12 at 4:28

I don't think code blocks are working correctly after a bulleted list

  • one
  • two

    This is indented with 4 spaces, but isn't showing as a code block

Paragraph

another code block 

  • point.
    more on that point.

    some code for that point
    
some pointless code.
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