How can you put italics or bold inside code in a comment?
For example, to produce
normal italic in a comment I've tried
But none of these work. I've also tried replacing the underscores with asterisks:
Note that the last three items in each list work as expected when applied outside of comments (i.e. in questions and answers). I've also read through the comment formatting section of the site, but I still can't figure it out. And I know this type of thing is possible because I've seen it in the Formatting Sandbox.