I was editing a post, and I formatted the code better (markdown hates code with tab characters in it). When I was viewing the revisions (in source side-by-side diff mode), some of the lines were really long, and the red highlight overflowed into the left side.

Screenshot for better explaination:

The red highlight is overflowing its box

It's not that big of an issue, just a visual bug that kinda bugs me (no pun intended).

P.S. This also happens when the left side has lines that are too long (whitespace after the code).

The green highlight is overflowing its box

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    Indeed. At the time I made this bug report they were not overflowing. So it looks like the devs are still hammering at the code.
    – Mysticial
    Aug 6, 2012 at 15:05
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    Real devs never stop hammering at the code. Aug 6, 2012 at 15:06
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    As of 2 days ago, they were overflowing in the suggested edit pages. I guess that got fixed already. So this seems like a new one.
    – Mysticial
    Aug 6, 2012 at 15:08
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    Did I mention that web browsers and whitespace are a PITA?
    – balpha StaffMod
    Aug 8, 2012 at 15:44
  • @balpha: No, you did not. Please enlighten us! :-) /sarcasm
    – gen_Eric
    Aug 8, 2012 at 15:46


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