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I am trying to ask a question which contains sample XML code but I can't paste sample XML code in the question. How it can be done?

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You need to paste your XML, and then highlight the lines in question, and press on the "code" button ({ } on the editor toolbar).

The code button

This will nicely format and syntax highlight your code and/or XML.

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Note that if your XML doesn't get recognized despite the code block, you can add

<!-- language: lang-xml -->

before the code block. This has been elaborated in this page and further in here.

Feature was added in 2011 so I realize it was not available at the time the question and the other answers were placed.

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In the interest of someone stumbling into this problem in the future, here's an example how to use it (revision 4). –  TheTerribleSwiftTomato Jul 27 '13 at 9:44
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XML is still a language so use the regular code button (its the icon with binary on it) otherwise use http://pastebin.com to post the code and then past the link here.

Not that hard

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Please post sample XML in the question; not on a separate site. –  ben is uǝq backwards Apr 17 '13 at 10:05
    
This is a test comment –  George W Bush Apr 17 '13 at 17:09
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