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Multi paragraph list items, OR preventing numbered list auto formatting [duplicate]

How do I either: Create a numbered list item that has multiple paragraphs (broken with newlines), or As a workaround, prevent the editor from automatically formatting lists marked with "N." (since ...
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Will CommonMark be adopted for SE? [duplicate]

An official spec for CommonMark with reference implementation was released recently. Will these specs (with optional additions like MathJax for those sites that already have it) be adopted? There ...
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84 votes
2 answers

Time to fork Markdown? [duplicate]

It's been nearly 18 months since Jeff Atwood asked about The Future of Markdown, proposing that... ...Stack Exchange, GitHub, Meteor, Reddit, and any other company with lots of traffic and a ...
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Language hint in list breaks list in StackExchange sites but not in Meta [duplicate]

I'm trying to add a language hint to a snippet in a list item like so: - A list with code: <!-- language: lang-none --> some code with follow-up... - Another item In the Meta ...
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Lines starting with a hash without spaces before the words stopped to be recognised as headers [duplicate]

I made a small edit of the post that showed steps and sub steps as html headers, and noticed that after my change the steps start to be shown as plain ...
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Lists using #) instead of #. break on render, but not preview, for this old post [duplicate]

This question looks like this in the editing preview: Here the #) list formatting works. But when the question renders on-site, it looks like: The #) list has lost its formatting and shows up as ...
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Strikethrough markdown not rendering on post, but works on preview [duplicate]

I just made an edit to a question on an SE site. I wanted to strikeout some of the text, so I used the ~~ wrap to do this. I could see this correctly applied in the preview. However, after posting the ...
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Editing a question with multiple levels and paragraphs of block quotes broke the formatting [duplicate]

This question previously looked like this (Google cache version because I don't expect a rollback to fix it) After editing the answer to change a single number, it now looks like this (cut off ...
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642 votes
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Formatting Sandbox

Notes: Answers will occasionally be moved to the Sandbox archive when there are too many of them. When using them to report bugs, keep an eye on the post. You may also want to take a look at the ...
889 votes
76 answers

The Many Memes of Meta

Catchphrases and concepts that spread from person to person are known as memes, which, courtesy the Internet, can now explode across the Earth like a highly contagious virus (hence "going viral&...
769 votes
41 answers

New Feature: Table Support

Update: I've just enabled this feature network-wide. All sites across Stack Exchange are now able to use tables. Thanks for all the feedback. We'll keep monitoring this question and we'll continue to ...
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928 votes
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Is there Markdown to create tables? [duplicate]

It seems like a lot of people try to display tables in Stack Overflow questions, but don't do a very good job. Is there Markdown syntax that supports creating a proper table?
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810 votes
15 answers

Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
316 votes
38 answers

Goodbye, Prettify. Hello highlight.js! Swapping out our Syntax Highlighter

Update 2020-09-24 This is now live network-wide. Update This is now live on Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow. Any bugs and feedback can be posted here as an answer. I’m Ben and I’m a dev ...
Ben Kelly's user avatar
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228 votes
23 answers

Creative Commons Licensing UI and Data Updates

When we last updated you to clarify concerns and answer questions about our transition to version 4.0 of the CC BY-SA license we committed to posting updates to the UI and addressing unanswered ...
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