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I many times tried that four space(bar)s before and after the code. But I never succeed. Can one say how to put the code in the comments.

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Here I am typing the code with spacebars. And see how it prints #include<iostream> – prabhakaran Jun 4 '10 at 2:47
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Use backticks, just like you do in the post body. – James McNellis Jun 4 '10 at 2:48
    
This is in backticks to test James's theory This is not in backticks – Oddthinking Jun 4 '10 at 3:01
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possible duplicate of How does the comment system and comments work? – Jon Seigel Jun 4 '10 at 3:11
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Within comments you can use backticks (`) which on most keyboards is on the same key as the tilde (~)

you can use this in both posts and comments by wrapping the code section in backticks.

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@devinb thank you it works – prabhakaran Jun 5 '10 at 16:47

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