I have tried on many different browsers and computers to format my SO questions, but they always end up showing up as unformatted paragraph text, and someone else formats them. I indent by text four spaces for code, but it does not work. Original edit screenshot: original edit screenchot

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    – Walker
    Commented Dec 23, 2013 at 22:39
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    Add an empty line between your regular text and your code. (I just checked one of your SO posts and that was the issue) Commented Dec 23, 2013 at 22:40

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There must be an empty line between the last paragraph and your code block.

The above doesn't work, but this one will:

Taken from your SO answer

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