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Newline In Stackoverflow Comments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments? When posting a comment in stackoverflow how do I add newlines? I pasted some multi-line code example and stackoverflow stipped the newline ...
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3answers
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How to add line returns to comments in Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How about newlines within comments? Allow HTML tags in comments How do comments work? Comments don't have formatting tags or line breaks Code in comment is all on ...
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4answers
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Comment indentation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments? I've been irritated by the following thing on Stack Overflow lately. When I comment on a question or answer, the newlines I add just won't ...
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2answers
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Multi-line comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? Shouldn't comments on StackOverflow be multi-line too? Just like with posts. Sometimes it's difficult to discuss and present example code ...
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1answer
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How insert a carriage return in a comment? Is it possible? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? How can I do it? I tried the "two spaces thing" and it didn't work. Is it really not possible to enter a carriage return in a comment? ...
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Is there a way to go to next line in a comment on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments ? Is there a way to go to next line in a comment on Stack Overflow?
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1answer
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Is it possible to add line breaks in comments? [duplicate]

I've read through the comment formatting section on the markdown help page. Adding line breaks to comments doesn't appear to be mentioned, and practice also leads me to believe that line breaks in ...
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1answer
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Richer comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How about newlines within comments? Comment formatting I'm often find that the comment box doesn't do all of the things that I want it to do (like newlines for example). In ...
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0answers
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<br> Not Working Properly In A Comment [duplicate]

I was trying to see why a comment looked like this when writing a comment with <br>: Any news on my answer? <br> I hope it is helpful Yep, when typing in the raw data for the comment: ...
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20answers
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Are there any objections to using singular they for everyone?

Disclaimer: I am in no way part of any under-represented group, quite the contrary, so if anyone feels that I am out of place with this suggestion please let me know. Of what we can piece together ...
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1answer
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How do comment @replies work?

How do the comment replies (aka "pinging users") work? Who can I send an @reply to? How do I respond to a specific user when entering my comment? Will they be notified? What do people mean when ...
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9answers
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Should we be allowed to edit comments?

I am a horrendous speller, and my mild dyslexia does not help. Sometimes I typo in my comments, I look at it a few days later and see something that screams to be fixed. But to fix it I would have ...
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4answers
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How do I post code in comments? [duplicate]

When responding to potential answers I sometimes like to include a code block to clarify what I'm talking about. Is it possible to have clean code-formatting in comments or only in questions and ...
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5answers
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Text formatting now allowed in comments (List of proven and disproven abilities)

What special formatting tricks can be done in the comments now? Proven: **text** or __text__ = Bolding = text *text* or _text_ = Italics = text `text` = Code Formatting = text [example](http://...
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4answers
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Preview for comments

Now that we have formatting on comments, we should have a preview on the comments so that we don't mess up. See my comment where I thought I could use full markdown instead of just the three allowed ...

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