On the full site, there's that helpful Markdown toolbar above the post box: enter image description here

This is conspicuously missing in the mobile site: enter image description here

It's difficult just to get a bracket on my iPad. Backticks aren't even available. If there's a view that really needs it, i vote mobile.

  • possible duplicate of Can markdown icons be available on the iPad? Commented Sep 16, 2014 at 11:03
  • The editor is not compatible with mobile browsers, see linked dupe. Commented Sep 16, 2014 at 11:03
  • I've just realized that new users who are using Stack Exchange through mobile/smart phones would find it difficult to learn formatting text properly and they would be unable to apply this feature from mobile-web. (see this comment for example). So, I think if we want to see properly formatted and good quality posts from new users, providing this feature to mobile-web would be worthy.
    – Pandya
    Commented Apr 30, 2020 at 6:49
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    @Pandya The Mobile view is being phased out, once Responsiveness is fully rolled out on all pages of the Main Site view. See meta.stackexchange.com/q/343182/334566
    – PM 2Ring
    Commented Apr 30, 2020 at 15:12


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