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This post exists purely to house answers formerly attached to the formatting sandbox. You can safely ignore it.

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Attempts to trigger the "unformatted code in question" bug on save.

function showInnerHtml() {
  console.log(document.getElementById('questionField').innerHTML);
}
<input id="questionField" type="text" value="420">
  <button type="button" onClick="showInnerHtml()">Button</button>

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  • Pretty sure the quality filters are turned off on meta sites, or more likely turned on only on SO. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 20 '18 at 10:05
  • yep, I realized that soon after posting. – SPArcheon Sep 20 '18 at 10:07
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    420, the best number ever. ;-) – cram2208 Oct 15 '18 at 0:24
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short answer

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Don't run this snippet. It contains a virus!

<marquee>Influenza</marquee>

In any case, my advice is to avoid marquees like the plague.

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    Do you know another thing you should really avoid like the Plague? The Plague. – Robert Columbia Dec 20 '18 at 13:19
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If you can see there's a tag over there without hovering, then you gotta be careful!

This is a useful test for Puzzling Stack Exchange.

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print('hello world')

print('hello world')

So <code>...</code> is equivalent to just simply using

`...`

But like:

print('hello world')

Is different.

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That spoiler formatting has been biting me. Time to see how it works.

First up:

markdown lists in a spoiler:

Formatting:

>! 1. one
2. two

Result:

! 1. one 2. two

Formatting:

>! 1. one
>! 2. two

Result:

1. one 2. two

HTML lists in spoiler:

Inline

Formatting:

>! <ul><li>one</li><li>two</li><li>three</li></ul>

Result:

  • one
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  • three

Not-inline HTML lists in spoiler 1:

Formatting:

>!<ul>
    <li>one</li>
    <li>two</li>
    <li>three</li>
</ul>

Result:

!

  • one
  • two
  • three

Non-inline lists in spoiler 2:

Formatting:

>!<ul>
>!    <li>one</li>
>!    <li>two</li>
>!    <li>three</li>
>!</ul>

Result:

  • one
  • two
  • three

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Happy new year!

Happy new year!

Happy new year!

Happy new year!

Happy new year!

Happy new year!

Happy new year!

It's 2019!

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    A happy new year too! – Eb946207 Jan 2 '19 at 17:22
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this isn't a real language (language: thisdoesnotexist)
this isn't a real language (language: lang-thisdoesnotexist)
this isn't a real language (lang: thisdoesnotexist)
this isn't a real language (lang: lang-thisdoesnotexist)

When... did code fences start working / not looking terrible?

fn foo() {}
def foo
end
fn main() { a[] }
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How to put a plain hashtag (#) in a post

When you type a # at the beginning of a line in a post and try to put text immediately after it in a post using markdown, it creates text in a header:

Text

If you want actually put a # in the post, you must use a backslash to escape it:

#Text

Here is the plain text for the heading text:

#Text

and for the text with an actual hashtag:

\#Text
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Introducing HTML5 http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41z0FVu9ZhL._SL500_AA300_.jpg and HTML5 For Web Designers

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  • Please don't actually edit this answer, it's needed in its current form for a bug report. – Glorfindel Feb 26 '19 at 13:12
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Stack Exchange HTML Div ID Jumping

Clicking here should (ideally) send you to a <div> at the bottom of this answer






























the bottom
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    Stackexchange can use js to mangle/hash user-supplied div ids so they are globally unique – This Sep 21 '12 at 2:45
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enter image description here

enter image description here

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Bow down before my links!

Each character in the above sentence, including spaces and puntuation, is a valid link. My link density RULES ALL! :D

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Wow

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T h i s b u t t o n i s g r o w i n g e x p o n e n t i a l l y . W h a t s h o u l d I d o ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

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This answer is write-protected

(think so? no.)

click me to edit!

To see comments click here and press Enter

To un-protect the answer (temporarily, only for you) in Chrome, right click the whitespace below, choose "Inspect Element," find the first <sub>, click it, and press Delete

***** this is a footnote that prevents editing or sharing or flagging this question

edited

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    You forgot to "protect" the downvote button ;-) – Arjan Dec 26 '13 at 22:08
  • Hmm.... looks like they fixed this "bug" at some point. /cc @Arjan – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Dec 16 '14 at 12:56
  • @ShadowWizard Edited it. – haykam Sep 3 '16 at 21:32
  • @Peanut of course, as I said in previous comment they fixed the bug causing it. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 3 '16 at 21:36
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This is a super-subbed text. But why?

ohiseehowththisworksnow!

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    bug Tags in comments! Amazing! – devRicher Dec 13 '16 at 16:07
  • I support this. – Nissa Dec 14 '16 at 0:01
  • Er... putting tags in comments is super easy. – MD XF Dec 15 '16 at 4:39
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This is too short for a post.

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Thanks for your edit!
This edit will be visible only to you until it is peer reviewed.

Utf+8 is really great.

Ûʧ÷ȣ ıŝ ŗèǟƖʅȳ ĝʀȇατ.

ȏͥȏ̂ͥpͪšͭ͂ ͆ĭͥͮ̏̔ͣ ͦ̈ͨ͗m͛̍̆eͬ̃̽͋ͪ͛̀sͬ͊ͪ͌̎̈s͋̀ed͐ i͒ͨ̄tͮ͂͂ͩͣ ̈́̔̆̃ủṗ̓͂ͬ

w͒̐̀̔̄ͣ̉h̰̙̖̹̖̬̳͙̣e̙̣̜nͤ́̋̐ ̝͍̯̼̳̼y̙̤̪̠̪oͩ̇̋̏̑̋ͨ̋̊͋̈́͋u̳̥̭̱̫ ̭̼̝̮͔͖c͔̮̣̤͕̣͖o͓͔̝̬̩̟ͅn̮̖̳̩͔̮̜v̤̮̬e͎̠ͅr̟͖̻͕̗̦̼t͇̫̭̪̹̪ ̦̱͍̼̫̠͎͉s̝̪͚̮̺͙̳̤t͈̘̙̲̟̲u̜̥͙̞̫̺͙ͅf̙̩̮̙̬̳̟f̹̪͍̳̹͓ ̮͇t̹̟̟̝͙̞̫o̰̰ͅ ̹͚̹o̬̦̤͕̠̣t̺̬͕͓͔̖̯̤ẖ͎͓̩e̺̘r͕̼̖̘̣ ͅs̟̪t̳̦u̮̟̖̯̥̝͈̫f̦̮̤f̺͙ ͖̺̙͕̮i̜̱̗̣ ̥t̰͙̦̞̗̱͇̺̲u̜̺̯̯͖͈̱r̻̳̗̞̭̥̞̝̜n͔͚̫̘s͇͍̰͇ ͙͖ͅo͚̭̰̮̬u̠̯̰̤̞̠̲̙t̲̘̘̺̙͕ ̺͍̲̻͉͉w̫̥̲͉̗i͎͓̹͈̹͇̦̰ȑͧͮ̑ͦ̂ͮ̎̎͗̌ͮ̾̚d̪̣̺̦͔͓̜̯ W͟͠a̵͜͟i̢̛͢͡͠t͘ ̶̛͜͠͠ẁ̸̨͢h͞a̢͠͝t͏̵̕'̨̛́͡s̵̶͟ ̢͜͝͝͠h̸͡a͜p̶̢͝͝p̶͏̵͝ę͡n͟͜i̛͢͡ńg̶̢͠




W̯̦̙͇̻̟̠̯̟̠͇̺̬̬̭͍̱̒̈́̿̌̄ͦ͆̀ͭ̐ͯ̌͋ͮ̆̽̍̃̎͝H̡̡͔͎͈̘͍̪̥̪̱̗͕̼̫͇̘͒͐ͭ̈́ͦ͢͞͝ͅY̵̷̡͎̣̜̫̰̘̪̝͈̝̙̠̙ͩ̎ͭ̎͆̔̏̾ͮ̋̅ͭ̓̿́͡ ̷̢̺͉̼̫̗̣͚̀̅̆̈́̉ͥ̎͛͞͞M̧̒̽̽̏̋ͬ̐͆͂̕҉̨̜̣̻̻͚̲̝͚̼ͅU̱̱̜̬̥̖̜͉̩͙̹ͪ̓͌͂͂ͭͧ̐ͣͯ͆ͯͭ́͟͟͡͠ͅS̈́̀̄͆̃͐̈́́ͩͨͦ̓ͩͩ͐̇͆͋̚̕҉̳͈͙͍̬̗ͅT̷͕͓̰̱̼̠͈̲̩̟͕̰͕̘͓̫̞̬̯̀ͩͦ̿ͥͧͪͫͩ͑͌̒͜ ̴͓̥̩̠͎͖͓̞̲̥̩̺̤̗̟͐͛̊ͪ́̃̒̃ͥ͊ͣͭͭ͘͢͠ͅT̶͚̜̩͉͕̥̞̠̳̿́̈́̌̈̇̐͐͛̕͘H͇̱͕̭̺̼͕̻̬̗̞̮͓̙͇̫̬̤͗̓̄ͩ̾̌ͧ̑̀͢͢͠ͅI̷̡̗̹̱͍̹̖̣̹̪̮͇̙̝͍̲͕ͥ̋ͥͬ̓͌̍ͫ͑͂ͪ̚͡ͅS͕̥̻̪̠̮͍̞͉̀ͧ̆̒ͧ̔̄̂̚͘̕͢͞ ̌͌̉̇̀ͥͬ͒̈̽ͩ̍ͯͧ̽͋ͧ͏͉̻͈͔̰̠͖̪̩͔̫͚̝͎̺͍͍̤ͅW̛͖̺͉̗̱̩̤̱͚̰͕̓̌͊̀̉͋͛ͨ̐̒̇͗̍̚̚͜O̧ͨ̎̑ͧ̓҉̨͚̰̳̯̭̻̳̖̕R̴̙̞̝̪̖̀̽̐ͮͤ͋ͤͣ̈́̃ͮ̒͠L̘̰͚̼͈̗͍̲͖͚͍͇͊̾̓̽̉̓̉͐̈̀͢D̓̊̑͌ͧͩ̌̿̂͌ͮ̅̇̉̒̅̈́͝҉̞̝̥͎̖̞̗͈̺̟͖̺͈͖̫̤͘ ̷̛̛͖̮̪̙̮̟̣̥͇͓͍̗̀ͯ̿͂ͤ̅̏ͪ̂̔͆̔̀͋T͑̎̌͐ͣ͊̊ͬ͐͊҉̫̣̼̩̺̬̗̫̝̰̗̫̪̼̣̬͎̳͘͟͠O̲̤̼̳͓̟̲̘̬̹̣̺͈͊̏̆̇́̈́́̆͐̊̔̐ͪ͟͠ͅȐ̶̝͕͇̭̿̾ͨͣ̔̑Tͦͧͧ̀̿̓̕͠͏̺̙̱̞͢U̹̖͔̖̻̺͙̮̙̝͎̟͚͉̍̇͆͛͆͐̈̕͞͠R̵̨͕̬̻̥̭̼͎̪͍̘͑̓͂͑̈ͣͫ̔͋͛̓̈̇̓͂̊̐͒́͜Ȩ̅̉ͭ̀͛ͥ́̚҉̸̼̗̬̦̼̭̝̼̣̙̗̦͇̩̱̙͜ͅͅ ̼̙̣̬͓͔̫̖͇̥̑̑ͭ̇̏̍ͧ̒̐̾ͧ̓ͤ͗̆̀̉͐͑̀͜͡͞M̆́͊̎̋̑̆̐ͦ́͆ͤ͆͘͏̘̥̤͎̰̙̣̗E̢̨̥̭̥̣̟͖̺͙̜̙̞̘͎̞̭̓̇̾ͫ͘̕͠ͅ

ooh, code overrides the xraziness

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    W̷̠̩̜̩͎̘̹͛ͧ́́̊̎̃͒ͮ̃̽̒̅̉̇̇͋̚͢T̵͆̌ͨͥ̊ͬͦͯͪ̍ͣ̉͂ͯ͏̧͎̞̖̞̭̭͠F̸̛̙̦̗̭͙̞̞̠͙̖̙͆̄ͤ̐̏̐̌́͜͠W̷̛̟͕͚͙̯̪̞̫̃ͬ̾̆ͩͮͥ͢͞Ṯ̴̢̛̮̦̗͉̰̠͎̰͔̲͔͓̯̺̭̱ͯ͊̍̈́͛F̴̜̜̤͇̗̦̤̞̗̭̰͍͙̻̃̈́̂ͪ͑̂ͨ̊͑̊͋ͧ̃̍̈͜͞͡W̸̡̘̬̦͚̖̗͕̝̪̥͙ͭ̓ͨͥ͗͋̔ͥͤ͆ͪ͂̎̀̚T͌͗͛͐̈́̑̀̐̑͋̈҉҉̸͇͈͎̝͠F̏̃ͨͮ́̏̄̐̾̒͆ͪ͟҉̠̻̖̘͚̦̲̺̤̰͘W̑̍̀͊ͫ̓ͧ̋̆ͥͮ̆̊̈́̽͏̴͡҉̳͓̝̱̟̲̝̦͕T̟͎͔͍̩̼̮͎̤͎̝͍̼͑̑̅̐̇͗͑ͮ͊͑̍̑͒͂ͪ͒̀̕͝͞͠ͅF̷̷̧̫̝͕͇̮̗̉̔ͣ̑̇̐̓̒̊̓ͭ̎̍̓̒ͦͯ̀́͘W͖̰̹͙̠̥̳̻̩̼͇̤̯̺̺͉̑̈́̔ͨͫ̅ͪ̕͜ͅT͑͛ͥ̑ͩ̐͐̆ͩͧ͆ͯ̈̈́ͤ̈́͛͊̄͏̷̞̙͙̦̲͍̱͓̼̯̬̪̬̬ͅF̹̹͔̲́̐͆̑ͥͥ͗̑̌̓͊̽ͫ̓̓͑͊͒͢͞Ẁ̦̣̱͈̘̲̭͓̝ͫ̊̐̏ͦ̈̑ͬ̃͒̓̀̀̚͜Ţ̸̱̙͕͉̙̓̉̅͗F̢̫̻̞͕̖̘͕̩̟͕̬̤͒̆ͣͩ̾̈͋͋̂̓̌̚̕͘͟ͅẆ̴̱̮̱͇̼̯̹͈̘̹͎̼̝̟ͣ́̍̅̔͊̎ͬ͐̆ͥ͐ͫͥ́ͦ̔ͪ́͢͝ͅT̸̬̤̯̪̻̳̼̹͈͕̙ͯ̊̇͆́̇̾̐͋͋ͮ̃ͥͥ̉̏͋̕͟͜͡Fͫͧͤ̔͞͝͏̱̗̩̱͕̩̱̣̳͡ – MD XF Dec 15 '16 at 20:55
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http:\//www.example.com/index.php

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    This is a test. – alexanderpas Jun 24 '10 at 23:42
  • Perhaps, definitely not. Maybe*!* – daxim Oct 10 '10 at 13:43
  • Is it a test or not. Seems to be a infinite loop question. – Gopoi Oct 12 '10 at 4:02
  • testing highlight...testing. – Steve Feb 12 '11 at 1:24
  • Test failed.... – Brian Reichle Jun 23 '11 at 11:26
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    This is a lie... – user541686 Jul 24 '11 at 17:30
  • help center help center [help/promotion] – Cascabel Jan 15 '17 at 22:46
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This is a test for editing via the API.

Test Images (from https://stackexchange.com/about/logos):

enter image description here

(freehand added by Freehand Circles Drawing Tool (Freehand Circles Drawing Tool) - install to add freehand drawings to any image on any SE site with ease! :)

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            *      *         #####            *      *      *
    *     *      *     * * ####o### * *    *      *
              *      * ####|###########  *
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Testing search for accented characters: Gâteaux, François, Gödel, Pólya, Čech.

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Test to see how IE reacts to a large image in a <kbd> tag.

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    alert("Hello World!");
    body{
        color:blue;
        text-decoration:underline;
        cursor:pointer;
    }
    <html>
        <head>
            <title>Hello World!</title>
        </head>
        <body>
            Hello World!
        </body>
    </html>
A|B|C -†-†- D|E|F ----- G|H|I
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Does ``` formatting work to make a code block, like a four-space indent?

foo bar

Apparently not.

(But see the code of this paragraph or the heading, for what consecutive `s actually do.)

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    The backticks are for inline code, whatever is between two of those is formatted as code, but without prettify. It also works in comments. – Shadow The Vaccinated Wizard Sep 28 '17 at 9:28
  • @ShaWizDowArd Yes. I assumed it would not work to create a code block, but wanted to test the claim that it did--which is apparently true only for some other dialects of Markdown--just in case I had missed something big in that post. – Eliah Kagan Sep 28 '17 at 9:35
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iOS 11 allows me to add Red Freehand Circles™ to screenshots! Rejoice!

enter image description here

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How to Post Duplicate Answers

  1. Duplicate your post content in one post.
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  3. Create a mock-up of the share/edit/flag links, plus the "answered at" complete with GMT timestamp, "community-wiki", and link to show revisions.

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    4. (Optional) Create a comment mockup. – rgettman Dec 8 '17 at 0:56
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Is striekthrourh spornted?

Thankfully, yes.

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