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How can I italicize text that contain underscores? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bolding words that include an underscore doesn't work WMD unable to render markup inside words   I was writing an answer on StackExchange and found that when you use ...
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Bold does not work inside words [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words This is a simple bug: You can't make individual letters in a word bold. Example: **SVG** stands for **S**calable **V**ector **G**...
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Italic text next to normal text with no spaces in between [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words Is it possible to have an italic character next to some non-italic text so that there's no spaces in between? For example, I want an ...
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Markdown change: Intra-word emphasis now works

There are tons of questions I could maybe post this as an answer to, but before choosing the best one, I'll just post this as an announcement question that can be linked elsewhere. The short story ...
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Is this a bug with the comment markdown syntax? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words Here's a comment I left on a post earlier: The only thing is that I was wanting to assemble bytecode, not *dis*assemble it. :-) I ...
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Should be able to bold and italicise parts of words [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words Just as the title says, why can't we italicize or bold parts of text? For example, on SuperUser I tried to say this: Took a hard ...
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Italic button in editor does nothing for partial words [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words Bolding words that include an underscore doesn't work If in a Stack Overflow question or answer text area I write unchanged ...
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How to put italic and then an “s”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words In this post I noticed that the OP used the following syntax.' *h1*s I changed it to h1's but it's technically not correct English. ...
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Add the ability to add emphasis to part of a word in markdown [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words This question is a direct roll off of this one: Why do I have to hack to get a bold letter in a word? Basically in a post like this ...
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Bug (or feature-request) when attempting to use bold text in URLs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words I was writing an answer, and in that answer I was trying to highlight some text in this URL by making it bold. Here's how it went: ...
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Bold Formatting and Full Stops [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WMD unable to render markup inside words I'm having problems trying to embolden the suffix of text such as 'config.properties' (including the full stop) Expected: config ....
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Bolding with ** isn't working properly

Have a look at this answer One of the bolds works, and the other one just turns up as ** in the actual post. This is the string that isn't working: **x**ml n**ib** Which renders as: xml nib
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Italicizing words that include an underscore doesn't work

Here's the screenshot of my experience with italic text over Stack Overflow. Basically it just wraps the word into asterisks and leaves it like this. Here on Meta I do not observe this bug.
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Italics and parentheses or brackets

I'm trying to make symbols italic, both in front and inside a bracket. So I wrote *foo*[*bar* + 1]. The system renders this as “foo[bar + 1]”, which at the time of this writing means “foo[*bar*...
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Inconsistent parsing of Markdown wrt italics and punctuation in posts and comments [duplicate]

On Language and Usage sites, proper punctuation is sometimes important. Consider the following source: “*bla*”, *bla*! *bla*… (*bla*), [*bla*], *bla*/*bla* and |*bla*|! In question and answer posts, ...

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