Linked Questions

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Scan posts for nonsensical HTML comments [duplicate]

Currently, SE accepts HTML comments (e.g. <!-- this is an HTML comment -->) as valid input for posts but they don't appear (since they are comments) this allows some users to get around the 30 ...
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3answers
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How does Stack Overflow handle this case? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Overflow, Server Fault, and Super User? I'm inserting the following script into my post, which is removed when shown. How did this happen? ...
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underlining with `<u>` does not work in `<pre>` [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites? Within the <pre>-environment the tag <u> has no visible effect (Firefox 7.0.1 but also earlier like 3.6.17). I ...
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1answer
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Javascript inside question [duplicate]

what happen if a post the following question in stackoverflow? <script> alert("javascript"); </script> In other words, does stackoverflow sanitize the question text?
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1answer
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BB Codes for about me section [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites? From where I can find the BB codes to be used in the "About me" box in my profile? If anyone have the list with them, ...
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1answer
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Unable to set shares and flairs targets [duplicate]

I have used the Area51 Proposal shares and also the flairs of profile but they don't target new tab or window I tried to add the target="_blank" but that doesn't seems to be work With Target ...
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0answers
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Units in img width/height breaks image [duplicate]

In both the preview and rendered question, this does not work: <img src="http://i.stack.imgur.com/R7QBb.jpg" width="100px" height="100px"> ..as the image doesn't appear (cleaned up by HTML ...
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0answers
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How can I link to a specific section/part to a specific answer on a specific page? [duplicate]

I was able to add <a name="JavaEnvVar"></a> name-link inside (or top-of) the section related to "Setup Java Environment Variable" in my own answer. My answer post is a ...
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0answers
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HTML Tags Used in Data Explorer [duplicate]

I was doing some queries on the Data Explorer and I noticed that the post Body is stored in HTML format instead of Markdown like I expected. I'm interested in parsing this HTML (obviously not with ...
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186answers
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Formatting Sandbox

Notes: 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 on the post. This site, Meta Stack Exchange, is usually ...
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39answers
25k views

New Feature: Table Support

Update: I've just enabled this feature network-wide. All sites across Stack Exchange are now able to use tables. Thanks for all the feedback. We'll keep monitoring this question and we'll continue to ...
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623answers
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Sandbox archive

This post exists purely to house answers formerly attached to the formatting sandbox. You can safely ignore it.
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27answers
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Lower the amount of reputation needed to comment

This question is a great example of people coming from Google and using answers as comments. I understand the reputation threshold is there to prevent spam, but Answers are just as prone to spam as ...
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1answer
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What is syntax highlighting and how does it work?

I noticed that sometimes my code gets highlighted in different colors when rendered. What is syntax highlighting? How does it work? Why isn't my code being highlighted correctly? How do I report a ...
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4answers
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Resizing an image in a post?

Is it possible to resize an image in an answer? For example, How important is PhD research topic to getting a job? has an answer that should have the image in the answer, but it's too big. Is there a ...

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