I ran into a strange issue when posting this answer. I cannot manually insert four spaces (to format as code) in front of the following line in the editor:


This is what happens when I try:

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I can format it as code if I highlight it and press ctrlk, so it is not a show stopper, but it's odd. It seems to occur when the word is too long for the word wrapping, e.g. the same issue occurs with:


Browser: Chrome 58 (Windows)

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    Similar issue--ctrl-k of code results in the four spaces appearing above the line being code-ified when that line is above a certain length. Appears correctly in the body of the post. I don't recall this ever happening before, and it's a bit odd when trying to do an edit.
    – user1228
    May 30, 2017 at 18:29


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