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What is the reason for the top secret two space newline markdown weirdness? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>? In markdown a <br> is inserted if you end a line with a double space I find this feature ...
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WYSIWYG - is it possible [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Why doesn’t the site use a rich text editor? Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>? Is there a chance to have WYSIWYG editor in SO ...
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I hate having to hit 'space' twice to insert a new paragraph in my post. I'd rather hit enter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>? Why you should press Return key 2 times to insert a new line? Is doing something the longer way ...
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2answers
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Converting returns to newlines or not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>? Quoth http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/001317.html Item #3, the conversion of returns to ...
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0answers
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Formatting in the text boxes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should the markdown renderer treat a single line break as <br>? When using the editor to post questions or answer on SO, the line break is added by putting two spaces at ...
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11answers
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Add markdown support for hidden-until-you-click text (aka spoilers)

Use cases: Programming puzzles. This way the answer can be posted the same time as the question, eliminating doubt that no answer is possible for hard questions and proving that the question is not a ...
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4answers
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Why should users have to press Return twice to insert new lines?

When I post a question and want to add a new line, I have to press Return two times, or else the next text will appear on the same line. Is this really supposed to behave this way? If so, why?
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3answers
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Numbering/bullet interpretation bug? [duplicate]

The number to the left shows up as a "1." even though I typed in "364." Very annoying.
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4answers
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Should Markdown be opt-in?

After reading the hundreds of comments on Jeff's blog, and the SO blog, and the first question that was posted here, I think there may be a simple solution to most of the [perceived] usability ...
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2answers
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Could we please have a clickable arrow to expand hidden content?

For many questions/answers where I wish to provide background, explanation, mildly extraneous detail, etc., I would really like to have that little arrow thingee that one sees in the FAQ: To ...
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3answers
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How can community members participate in fixing bugs on Stack Overflow?

As a Stack Overflow member, is it possible to participate in fixing bugs with the client code for Stack Overflow (or sister Stack Exchange sites)? I've only been using these sites for 4 months, but ...
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Can an unescaped underscore (_) be included in a link?

I was trying to follow the link to GitHub in this question: What are some interesting features of the EveryBlock.com source code? but it contained a percent-escaped underscore, though the source ...
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2answers
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Why do stackExchange sites remove whitespace? [duplicate]

Problem I often have to rewrite questions/answers that I or other people have written because they are reformatted between being typed and them being posted on the site. I shall use "I" to mean "I or ...
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1answer
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Why do I need 2 carriage returns for a visible carriage return? [duplicate]

Whenever I post anything (answer/question) I have to hit [RETURN] twice to make one visible return. I don't like reading one long-go text. I like it in paragraphs. This is a text with one carriage ...