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Code block tools [duplicate]

It would be great to add some "tools" to code blocks. For example: Select all Copy to clipboard Expand Collapse I also think sometimes a code block is just too big and it would be nice to ...
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Offer code as downloadable file [duplicate]

Maybe I am not the first one who got this idea. There are many programming questions asked and answered on these sites. My idea is when the question or answer consists of a lot of code and the user ...
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“Select all” for code blocks [duplicate]

Frequently I've found it necessary to highlight an entire code block (usually to copy elsewhere): here is code here is more code here be dragons but the only way to do it seems to be to highlight ...
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Why isn't there a “copy code” option in the code samples block? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut for copying posted code from Stack Overflow Why isn't there a copy code option in the code samples block? I would like to see a copy link over the code block ...
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How to easily copy, download, or view all of “code box” in question? [duplicate]

Some questions contain long code listings, and it is often required to copy, download, or view the code in full, and maybe past/download it to a local file for compiler experiments. Is there a better ...
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What if there's a “copy” button near the code area? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut or button for copying posted code from Stack Overflow What if we have a copy button near code area, so that single click will copy everything into clipboard? ...
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Suggestion to implement a Copy To Clipboard button on the code snippet inclusion tag [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut for copying posted code from Stack Overflow I think we need a button to copy the code snippet into our clipboard. MSDN uses this feature also. It is cool!
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Is it possible to add a function (button) to select a complete code block in a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Why isn't there a “copy code” option in the code samples block? Shortcut for copying posted code from Stack Overflow I often want to copy example code ...
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Add Copy All button to code blocks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut for copying posted code from Stack Overflow Is it possible to add a "copy all" button to code blocks? It would really be convenient. Let's say I have this code ...
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Can Code Blocks Have “Copy Code” Buttons Attached to Them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut or button for copying posted code from Stack Overflow My normal routine when answering questions on SO very often involves compiling code from the question and ...
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Can we have a guaranteed pipeline for responses from Stack Exchange?

I think we should have some mechanism that automatically flags certain meta posts (both child metas and here) for Stack Exchange staff attention when they get beyond a certain point. The thresholds ...
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Stack Overflow Etiquette for Sharing Files and Resources

What are the rules/etiquette for giving files to other users that relate to a post. I have not seen any ability to add attachments to a post, but sometimes to give help, external files are needed. I ...
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“Unformatting” a code block

I found a lovely Greasemonkey script ("pre select") for copying the contents of a pre block, but when I use it on code blocks on Stack Overflow it also grabs all the span elements used for syntax ...
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Warn user when their code is larger than 80 characters

Scrolling horizontally is hard. Warning someone that posts code that is larger than 80 characters against the readability problem this causes would be a solution to avoid then from the start.
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Panning in code blocks

Would it be a good (and feasible) idea to have panning in code blocks? People keep pasting these wide-spaces unreadable code blocks. I'm sometimes willing to do someone else's styling job, but not ...

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