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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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Add a strike-through to the editing interface

If you highlight some text, you can just press a button to have it automatically emphasized on indented 4 spaces for a code sample. I think it would be great if we had this feature with strike-...
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Some locked posts show voting buttons [duplicate]

This locked question has voting buttons: However, this one does not: On questions that show them or don't, the same is true for their answers. Why is this? Shouldn't it never show them, because it'...
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Allow “title” attribute in allowed HTML <tags>

title is a global HTML attribute applicable to any HTML <tag> with the purpose of adding some 'extra information' to the contents of that tag. When used, it's rendered as a tooltip with the ...
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How do I prevent long strings of characters from automatically starting a new line?

It happened to me recently that I needed to ask a question that included a long string of characters such as the following one: ...
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Can we add Markdown support for tables?

This is similar to: Is there Markdown to create tables? and Please add support for tables in answers and questions, but is slightly different. The other questions are asking more of a why question, ...
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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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What are text format magics on Stack Overflow?

There are some text formats which help us to provide more readable answers, comments, and questions, but I learned them by editing other answers. I don't know where the source is, for example: code ...
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Support anchor names in posts

I admit this feature request is probably somewhat limited in useful scope, but I'm throwing it out there anyway. Inspired by this answer, and because I want to use it on this one, I'm requesting that ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. ...
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How does Stack Overflow syntax highlight citations so well?

I posted a citation in an answer to a question, reproduced here: H. Muhammad and R. Ierusalimschy. C APIs in extension and extensible languages. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 13(6):839–853, ...
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Do these FAQ questions need to be cleaned up?

I am referring to Can I answer my own questions, even if I knew the answer before asking? and What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites? The first question contains some answers that repeat ...
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The Stack Imgur service is no longer resizing images correctly

I noticed at the start of August 2018 that new images like https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png no longer resize when an m is placed before .png. Original image: https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png ...
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FAQ questions should be exempt from required tags

I was working with a question that was a part of the FAQ, and it wouldn't let me submit the changes because it "must include one of these tags – [bug] [feature-request] [discussion] [support]". ...
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Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language

I think everyone agrees that it is great to have a lot of technology Q&A. In this way, anyone can quickly understand how to use a technology. The Stack Exchange engine is a quite complicated tool ...

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