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Should this particular suggested edit (which I think adds backticks improperly) be approved? If not, what should the rejection reason be? [duplicate]

I came across this suggested edit which adds backticks to these words XNA, WinForms (tool/API name) C# (language name) 550 FPS (a... number) and changes nothing else in the post. I thought it was ...
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1answer
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Abuse of code formatting to add unnecessary emphasis [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inline Code Spans should not be used for emphasis, right? While doing reviews, I've noticed that there is a growing tendency to use code formatting to emphasize keywords. I ...
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Is it ok to use Code Sample function in editor just for highlight? [duplicate]

Nowadays I see lots of questions using code sample display for highlight, not really on code samples. This is an example how it looks. I see comments about they are ok to use, and some other ...
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Why do some editors think using unnecessary code formatting “enhances readability?” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inline Code Spans should not be used for emphasis, right? I am only asking this question because I've seen this several times now, take the following edit for instance. It ...
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Does using code syntax for non-code content causes accessibility issues? [duplicate]

I ask because I was told it does when I was working as web developer. On the other hand, diamond moderator who posted this: https://russian.stackexchange.com/a/19767/12008 insists on using this syntax ...
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1answer
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Non-code text marked as code [duplicate]

Why am I seeing people marking technical parts of texts (names of functions, files) a code (e.g. `explorer.exe`), while logically it is not a code? I agree that these things should be somehow ...
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Using inline code formatting [duplicate]

Shouldn't inline formatting be used only for code? Recently a lot of people apply it to non-code blocks like: Frameworks: Bootstrap, Backbone.js, AngularJS ... UI elements, when a user says logout ...
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6answers
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Reject an already-approved suggested edit when rolling it back

The content of this post has been sanitized in response to anonymous feedback that the formatting was making it completely unreadable by assistive technology (AT). I strongly value making content ...
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4answers
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Add badges to Markdown?

I always found it odd that although I could compose questions and answers with tags in markdown, I can't do the same for a Great Question, Great Answer, or any other badge. I assume that this is ...
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2answers
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Pretty unnecessary use of italics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What can we do to stop bad edits getting accepted? There seems to be a trend recently to "italicise" words like in this suggested edit for example. Using italic to highlight ...
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4answers
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Add info to the help center stating what not to edit

The Help Center has a nice section titled "When should I edit posts?". It comes with a couple of helpful editing suggestions. What is not made clear in there however is when/what you shouldn't edit. ...
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Is there a page that explains how inline code spans should and should not be used?

I have done some reviews of new user's questions recently, and I noticed that most of these posts do not use inline code spans (e.g., "the main() method", "the HelloWorld class") - the things ...
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3answers
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How can I use 'code blocks' for individual words?

I have seen users use code blocks Such as this in many posts, but in the middle of a sentence only on one word. I can't for the life of me figure out how they did it. Surprisingly, I searched ...
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1answer
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Bypassing the two-reviewer requirement for suggested edits

This is regarding the pending/suggested edit links that are seen along with questions themselves (not the ones in the edit queue which 5K+ users can see). When they read edit(0) and I approve them, ...
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1answer
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Please list code highlighting before bold and italics in Stack Overflow's editing help

When editing the body of a question, "How to Format" has ► put returns between paragraphs ► for linebreak add 2 spaces at end ► _italic_ or **bold** ► indent code by 4 spaces ► backtick escapes `...

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