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Which directives or symbols are used to format codes when posting answers and comments from an iPhone and Android?

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Why would it be any different on the mobile site? Backticks for inline code, block indents (4 spaces) for code blocks. –  Cody Gray Jul 22 '11 at 18:55

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I've always used the same Markdown formatting notation. Surround text spans with backticks (`) for inline code spans, or indent each line of a block with four spaces for code blocks:

Mobile Markdown

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Damn the Retina display sure blows things up. Maybe I should retake this in the iOS Simulator instead. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Jul 22 '11 at 18:35
    
... never mind, the simulator doesn't even pick up the mobile theme. –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Jul 22 '11 at 18:37
    
@Rick Sladkey: Much better. Thanks! –  BoltClock's a Unicorn Jul 22 '11 at 19:13
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Just confirming: the post/edit/comment backend code is exactly the same for mobile. Exactly the same markdown conventions apply. –  Kevin Montrose Jul 22 '11 at 20:17

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