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WMD unable to render markup inside words
Bolding words that include an underscore doesn't work

If in a Stack Overflow question or answer text area I write


and then attempt to emphasise the 'un' prefix, by selecting those two letters and pushing the 'I' button on the toolbar, it just shows up as


Of course, I'd expect the italic button to give me some syntax that renders as


  • See the answer given from Jeff Atwood for that question. – kiamlaluno Sep 10 '12 at 19:15
  • @kiamlaluno These questions aren't duplicates. If a part of Jeff's answer addresses this question, it should be mentioned in an answer here. – Adam Lear Sep 10 '12 at 19:17

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