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Easier way to represent DB tables when asking DB questions

How do I represent formatted tabular data in Stackoverflow ?

Basically I need to show content of a table; options that I have found are

  • use code blocks

and format it

pushd                   if
E:\bin\bat\test1.bat    c:\bin\bat\abc.bat
E:\bin\bat\test2.bat    c:\bin\bat\xyz.bat
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marked as duplicate by Won't Jul 6 '11 at 11:34

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You can also use <pre></pre> blocks in your posts -- no pesky syntax-hilighting with them. ... ... Make this a feature-request. There's been a few times when the <table> tag would have been handy. – Awesome Poodles Jul 6 '11 at 11:18
See, also: meta.stackexchange.com/q/73566/148310 – Awesome Poodles Jul 6 '11 at 11:19
Here's the official solution (for now): meta.stackexchange.com/questions/81852/… – Won't Jul 6 '11 at 11:34

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Why not just block quotes? as in (<blockquote>)

How about this?
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1. its not fixed width 2.cant extend for multilines – Prashant Bhate Jul 6 '11 at 11:19
what do you mean by "fixed width" and "multilines?" – Thursagen Jul 6 '11 at 11:20
fixed width =en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monospaced_font multilines=a<enter>b – Prashant Bhate Jul 6 '11 at 11:23

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