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Code block tools [duplicate]

It would be great to add some "tools" to code blocks. For example: Select all Copy to clipboard Expand Collapse I also think sometimes a code block is just too big and it would be nice to ...
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“Select all” for code blocks [duplicate]

Frequently I've found it necessary to highlight an entire code block (usually to copy elsewhere): here is code here is more code here be dragons but the only way to do it seems to be to highlight ...
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Offer code as downloadable file [duplicate]

Maybe I am not the first one who got this idea. There are many programming questions asked and answered on these sites. My idea is when the question or answer consists of a lot of code and the user ...
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Why isn't there a “copy code” option in the code samples block? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut for copying posted code from Stack Overflow Why isn't there a copy code option in the code samples block? I would like to see a copy link over the code block (in ...
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How to easily copy, download, or view all of “code box” in question? [duplicate]

Some questions contain long code listings, and it is often required to copy, download, or view the code in full, and maybe past/download it to a local file for compiler experiments. Is there a better ...
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What if there's a “copy” button near the code area? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut or button for copying posted code from Stack Overflow What if we have a copy button near code area, so that single click will copy everything into clipboard? The ...
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Is it possible to add a function (button) to select a complete code block in a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Why isn't there a “copy code” option in the code samples block? Shortcut for copying posted code from Stack Overflow I often want to copy example code ...
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Add Copy All button to code blocks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut for copying posted code from Stack Overflow Is it possible to add a "copy all" button to code blocks? It would really be convenient. Let's say I have this code ...
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Can this be added to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

First off, I would like to apologize if I am posting this in the incorrect location, as I am not sure where else to put this. I use Stack Overflow all the time, and I have always wondered if a "...
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Can Code Blocks Have “Copy Code” Buttons Attached to Them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shortcut or button for copying posted code from Stack Overflow My normal routine when answering questions on SO very often involves compiling code from the question and ...
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New functionality to copy code to the clipboard for “Stack Overflow” in Spanish [duplicate]

New functionality to copy code to clipboard I made an approach in Meta Stack Overflow in Spanish about the possibility of implementing a new feature, that is, copy code through a button. I decided to ...
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Can we have a guaranteed pipeline for responses from Stack Exchange?

I think we should have some mechanism that automatically flags certain meta posts (both child metas and here) for Stack Exchange staff attention when they get beyond a certain point. The thresholds ...
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Stack Overflow Etiquette for Sharing Files and Resources

What are the rules/etiquette for giving files to other users that relate to a post. I have not seen any ability to add attachments to a post, but sometimes to give help, external files are needed. I ...
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“Unformatting” a code block

I found a lovely Greasemonkey script ("pre select") for copying the contents of a pre block, but when I use it on code blocks on Stack Overflow it also grabs all the span elements used for syntax ...
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What security concerns relate to having a “copy code” button?

This answer to a "copy code button" feature request states: I have learned that this functionality simply will not be implemented due to security concerns. So what security concerns? I visit '...

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