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Should I vote to close a duplicate question, even though it's much newer, and has more up to date answers?

I have seen this many times, a question is being asked because a previous, duplicate question was asked and answered a few years ago and has no longer relevant answers. The recommendation is to edit ...
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2answers
16k views

Markdown code block problem

I asked a question on StackOverflow recently and had trouble with the MarkDown processor: the code block would not render as code despite being indented four spaces. I've not had this trouble before; ...
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3answers
372 views

Can we detect unformatted code and give specific help?

This is related to this feature request around "training videos" but is more specific. It seems to me that it wouldn't be too hard to make a pretty good guess about when a question contains code that ...
11
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1answer
298 views

My votes went boom!

Today morning (eight hours ago), I cast my votes in the primary. I checked back later to see how well the election was going, and I see that my votes for minitech, Lix, slugster, Neal, TheifMaster, ...
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1answer
115 views

Four space indentation doesn't format as code immediately after newline

The next line is indented by 4 spaces and should appear as code: This should appear as code Picture of issue: Possibly related to this issue?
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3answers
135 views

Code is not formatted in this answer

This answer is not formatted even though it has 4 spaces identation.
8
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1answer
259 views

Code after bulleted lists

Related (but not the same issue): Markdown formatting bug with code blocks in lists Duplicate: Why is a code block not properly formatted when placed immediately after a list item? The ...
3
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1answer
362 views

Code blocks don't show leading spaces in IE 9 (and 10)

Why doesn't a code block preserve whitespace in this PowerShell script? In the editor (using 4 spaces for the code block, and more spaces to indent) this looks like: But I am not seeing any ...
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1answer
739 views

Question gets error: Please indent all code by 4 spaces

My code is not in a list. I added an enter line before my code and indented by 4 spaces using ctrl + K, so why am I still getting this error: "Please indent all code by 4 spaces"? My code registers ...
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2answers
450 views

How do I format this source code?

I can't get it to look right! See my question. Compare 1: code sample http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/1410/compare1.gif render sample http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/8014/compare1a.gif ...
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1answer
265 views

Code after bullet list isn't rendered correctly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to nest code within a list using markdown If there is a list immediately followed by a code block the code block is not recognized as code (Even though there is a newline ...
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1answer
139 views

Can't show xml code? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to nest code within a list using markdown I'm trying to put XML code in this answer, but it's not displaying at all. I tried using the code formatter and then ctrl + k (...
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2answers
367 views

List preceding code prevents indented code from being displayed properly

I see something similar here. I figured I'd post my situation since it's a different situation (as I'm not trying to add my code into the list). Also, I didn't try to use a markup numbered list, I ...
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1answer
297 views

Bug: code blocks after numbered or bulleted lists completely disappear

This and related bugs have repeatedly been reported here, here, here and here, which is four times in four months. And there are many many more of the same reports, unfortunately. My issue? Almost ...
2
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2answers
170 views

Code is indented 4 spaces but is not interpreted as code [this has nothing to do with lists]

Steps to reproduce: 1. Note that instructions at right of screen say "indent code by 4 spaces." My interpretation of this is that lines that are indented by four spaces will be recognized as code. 2. ...

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