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Newline In Stackoverflow Comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments? When posting a comment in stackoverflow how do I add newlines? I pasted some multi-line code example and stackoverflow stipped the ...
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3answers
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How to add line returns to comments in Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How about newlines within comments? Allow HTML tags in comments How do comments work? Stack Overflow comments don't have formatting tags or line breaks? Code in ...
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Comment indentation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments? I've been irritated by the following thing on Stack Overflow lately. When I comment on a question or answer, the newlines I add just ...
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2answers
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Multi-line comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? Shouldn't comments on StackOverflow be multi-line too? Just like with posts. Sometimes it's difficult to discuss and present ...
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Richer comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments? Comment formatting I'm often find that the comment box doesn't do all of the things that I want it to do (like newlines for example). ...
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1answer
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How insert a carriage return in a comment? Is it possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? How can I do it? I tried the "two spaces thing" and it didn't work. Is it really not possible to enter a carriage return in a ...
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Is there a way to go to next line in a comment on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? Is there a way to go to next line in a comment on Stack Overflow?
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making new lines in comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? Has there been any discussion on adding the ability to have new lines in comments similar to the answers section? i.e.- here (the ...
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0answers
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How can I enter linebreaks or formatted code in comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments? How do I format replies when answering questions? As soon as I hit enter it submits so I have to write everything on one line. The ...
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<br> Not Working Properly In A Comment [duplicate]

I was trying to see why a comment looked like this when writing a comment with <br>: Any news on my answer? <br> I hope it is helpful Yep, when typing in the raw data for the ...
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1answer
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How do comment @replies work?

Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean when they talk about "pinging" another user? Related: How do ...
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9answers
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Should we be allowed to edit comments?

I am a horrendous speller, and my mild dyslexia does not help. Sometimes I typo in my comments, I look at it a few days later and see something that screams to be fixed. But to fix it I would have ...
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How do I post code in comments? [duplicate]

When responding to potential answers I sometimes like to include a code block to clarify what I'm talking about. Is it possible to have clean code-formatting in comments or only in questions and ...
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4answers
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Text formatting now allowed in comments (List of proven and disproven abilities)

What special formatting tricks can be done in the comments now? Proven: **text** or __text__ = Bolding = text *text* or _text_ = Italics = text `text` = Code Formatting = text ...
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Preview for comments

Now that we have formatting on comments, we should have a preview on the comments so that we don't mess up. See my comment where I thought I could use full markdown instead of just the three allowed ...

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