Linked Questions

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Can we use 'kbd' according to its definition in HTML5?

Can the kbd element be used according to its definition in the HTML5 (CR) spec, or do we have further restrictions for its use on Stack Exchange sites? The editing help only gives an example, but no ...
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Also use alt tag as title on images

When linking to an image using the Markdown Syntax ![alt text][1] The alt text gets added as the "alt" attribute on the img tag, which is correct. It would be nice if it could also be added as the "...
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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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> is closing html comments without a — delimiter

If I try to put something like this into a question or answer <!-- <br>s are important here --> the first > after the "br" is matched to the first < before the "!--", resulting in ...
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Automatically resize high-resolution screenshots

On a modern Apple device with a high-resolution screen, if I take a screenshot of a window, this is what I get: As you can see, when the image is displayed normally, it's too big. Because my screen ...
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Why is the “About me” field in a profile not Markdown enabled?

If you have such a good way to do formatting in questions/answers why isn't it used for the "about me" section on the profile page? It looks easy to make and adds just a little bit more consistency.
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How to post HTML text on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

If I'm trying to post a question/answer on Stack Overflow, with some code that contains HTML text syntax inside, how do I do it nice with highlights. For example, I would like to post this line: ...
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What is the Stackoverflow markup language syntax? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which tools and technologies are used to build the Stack Exchange Network? Has anyone a link to the stack exchange markup syntax? Yeah, I know, surely there is another ...
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Why does Stack Exchange use Markdown for the formatting of posts?

Why does Stack Exchange use Markdown? I think HTML could be fine as well. Does Markdown have more advantages over HTML?
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Answer in meta deleted because it was unpopular?

My answer (10k+ only) in the question Stack Overflow is overrun with bullies? has been deleted. I realize that my answer is not popular (I got a bunch of downvotes), but I have reread the FAQ and ...
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How to write text in small font [duplicate]

I remember seeing some questions and answers in which some text was written in small fonts, but, I haven't found a matching tag in the whitelisted HTML tags. How did they do this?
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Links in <angle-brackets> don't show up

Links in <> do not appear in questions. Here is an example: <meta.stackexchange.com> is above. It is invisible.
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Make it easier to put quotes around code samples

When I include code samples within a phrase of one of my answers, I find it hard to see that code from the rest of the phrase. Because of this, I like to put quotes around code, like this: 'code ...
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Add picture link in “About Me” page

I want to provide a link to my LinkedIn profile on the About Me page of my StackOverflow profile in the form of a link badge. LinkedIn offers several link badges and their HTML code. I chose one ...
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1answer
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Scale down images in SO question

I would like to include an image in a question I'm asking on StackOverflow. However it is a large image and takes up more space than I'd like it to. I'd like to scale it down a bit without having to ...

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