I picked this up on Law SE but it seems to be SE-wide:

There seems to be something missing between with and the comma in the address text written under the two entries for Monospace Spans:

If your browser's location bar starts with [What goes here?] , then the connection is encrypted.


Markdown help with the code formatting section quoted

code formatting help on Law SE

(I can't work out how to do freehand drawing on my phone, sorry)

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    This was already reported here, but it seems that this part was missed: Markdown help page is broken (badly presented/formatted) on every site. The quote should be If your browser's location bar starts with `https://`, then the connection is encrypted., with both ` highlighted in dark gray. Aug 21, 2021 at 20:19
  • @SebastianSimon: It seems like there's no dark gray highlighting at all in the "Preformatted text" section of the Markdown Editing Help page, unlike the other sections.
    – V2Blast
    Jan 21, 2022 at 17:50
  • (Note: The Stack Overflow site's editing help page seems to have a different "Code and Preformatted Text" section at the start of the page, with different text; it doesn't have this issue. The editing help pages on the rest of the network do have the problem described above, however.)
    – V2Blast
    Jan 21, 2022 at 17:51

1 Answer 1


This is fixed. Along with a bunch of additional style regression issues that have crept into this component (formatting tips for sites that don't allow code styling). Over time a few things broke here - now the extra highlights on special characters and non-breaking spaces are back.

code formatting tips
text position and highlight
errors reverted

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