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Is support for Markdown tables on Stack Overflow planned? [duplicate]

I've found a question about tables asking if they are supported, and answers saying that it isn't, but there are suggestions about several different hacks. And even though the question is relatively ...
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Let's Plan the Second Iteration of the Stack Exchange Quality Project!

In case you missed the first one, check out the se-quality-project tag. The quality project isn't one that we plan to ever finish, it's perennial and kicks in every 18 months or so after we've had ...
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Is there Markdown to create tables?

It seems like a lot of people try to display tables in Stack Overflow questions, but don't do a very good job. Is there Markdown syntax that supports creating a proper table?
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Formatting Sandbox

Note: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye. As per Jeff's suggestion in this comment: You can use ...
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What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites?

The Stack Overflow site engine, as you know, uses Markdown for questions and answers. Per the Markdown specification, you are allowed to freely intermix HTML and Markdown tags. Not all HTML tags are ...
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Time to fork Markdown?

It's been nearly 18 months since Jeff Atwood asked about The Future of Markdown, proposing that... ...Stack Exchange, GitHub, Meteor, Reddit, and any other company with lots of traffic and a ...
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Please add support for tables in answers and questions

I would like to use tables in answers and questions. Without such support, I find myself using ASCII art tables with the code-text tool, but that takes too long, and isn't really maintainable. This ...
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Is it possible to make tables without markdown? [duplicate]

I wanted to edit this question replace the bulleted list with a table. The answers to other questions clearly indicate that this isn't supported by markdown. I tried to make an HTML table, but I ...
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Tables are almost by-definition imperative on Stack Exchange, why are they still not available?

A while ago this year I answered the following question: What are the current dutch tax brackets? Valid question, accepted answer with some upvotes (we don't get massive numbers on expats.SE) - and ...
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Why aren't tables in posts supported via markdown or as raw html? [duplicate]

Wanting to display information in a table is not that uncommon, particularly so for SQL questions on stackoverflow (SQL deals with tables of data). There is support for tables in various markdown ...