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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Making a better image uploader

For those who don't know me, I'm a product designer here at Stack Overflow. Currently I'm working on a project called Teams (for more information about Teams and other projects, read Tim's post on ...
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What's the recommended syntax for an image with a link?

What's the recommended syntax for an image with a hyperlink? I tried doing it with the markdown toolbar buttons and the image and link buttons conflict with each other, so I had to resort to HTML. ...
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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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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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Why can we format text with bold and italic but not underline?

Why is it that italic and bold formatting is available while underline is not? I guess it is voluntary, I'm just wondering why that would be the case.
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How do I escape the hash sign (#) if I want to use it in the section title?

In this SO answer, I wanted to use the header Script component code in C# using the section title. However, the markdown syntax removed the hash sign (#) and it currently displays the text as Script ...
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Thumbnail image on Stack Overflow

How can you thumbnail an uploaded image on Stack Overflow?
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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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Why can't table markup elements be used? [duplicate]

In What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites?, Jeff explains which basic HTML elements are allowed. Near the end he states We do not and will not allow table tags -- sorry. This is ...
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Is it possible to horizontally center an image on Stack Exchange sites?

Since we can only use Markdown and a limited subset of HTML/CSS is it possible to center an image, or any block element for that matter, on the Stack Exchange sites?
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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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SO-specific markup - definitive resource?

Is there a definitive source of all possible markup for all the SO sites? For instance, I saw on one meta site someone putting tag links in their question, and it showed up looking like the actual ...
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Better style for HTML 'definition list' <dl> elements

Among allowed HTML tags there are tags which together form 'definition list', namely <dl> (definition list), <dt> (definition term), and <dd> (definition description) elements. They ...
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Could we have a nicer way to display multiple images?

Sometimes I write answers where I use lots of images of similar things. An example is this post: what the flutes look like is relevant to understanding the question, so I wanted to include lots of ...
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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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Markdown quirk on bold and italics

***SomeText*** gives SomeText but ***Some_Text*** gives Some_Text It seems as though there's interference with the underscore character, since it can be used itself as markup for italics. Only ...
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How to add the mathematical symbol for 'power' (like X ^ 2) to a question?

I'm asking a simple question in Stack Overflow. The question is somehow related to mathematics. Is there a way to show the mathematical symbol for power (X^Y) appropriately? Edit: The following ...
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How can I paste HTML markup into a Stack Overflow question field? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I format my code blocks? When I put HTML into the form field for Stack Overflow questions, it doesn't show up. Why is this, and is there a way to get HTML markup to ...
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Add support for abbr tag

The <abbr> tag is useful to clarify abbreviations without hunting down external links for them. Migrating this from: http://stackoverflow.uservoice.com/pages/1722-general/suggestions/118664-add-...

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