Linked Questions

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Allow linking to named anchors [duplicate]

This is similar to Support anchor names in posts, but I don't think it's a dupe. Markdown should support links that are just named anchors, like [foo](#12345). I occasionally reference existing ...
Michael Mrozek's user avatar
4 votes
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How can I link to a specific section/part to a specific answer on a specific page? [duplicate]

I was able to add <a name="JavaEnvVar"></a> name-link inside (or top-of) the section related to "Setup Java Environment Variable" in my own answer. My answer post is a ...
atErik's user avatar
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15 votes
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Link to a Certain Part of an Answer [duplicate]

I've been looking around SO and Google for a way to link to certain parts of an SO question or answer. For instance adding to the top of your question/answer links to header tags that are further down ...
Jonny Henly's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

Is there any way at all to create my own anchors in an answer [duplicate]

After writing a very long answer (as the initial answer was producing lots of questions), I wanted to add a table of contents to ease browsing the answer. But I was unable to create HTML anchors for ...
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4 votes
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Hyperlinking to points in the middle of questions/answers [duplicate]

I posted a question, for which I received two answers. One of them (currently answer #2) is particularly long (and very well explained). I would like to post another answer with further info, an ...
sancho.s ReinstateMonicaCellio's user avatar
3 votes
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Clickable footnotes/anchors should be a thing [duplicate]

Essentially, a link that can be made to reference another point in the same post, and clicking on that point leads the other way around. However, you can only reference your own post, and not ...
Buffer Over Read's user avatar
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Page Jump within long answer [duplicate]

So recently I wrote a pretty long answer to a question on Anime & Manga, the question I am referring to is: Who died in One Piece. The answer was relatively long and I was wanting to add a page ...
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639 votes
258 answers

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 ...
371 votes
2 answers

Database schema documentation for the public data dump and SEDE

Stack Exchange releases "data dumps" of all its publicly available content roughly every three months via, and also makes that information queryable over the Internet at the ...
184 votes
6 answers

Direct Link to a Comment

The increase in the character limit of comments has led them to become as important as the questions and answers that spawn them. On several occasions (especially on meta) I've found reason to want to ...
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534 votes
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What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites?

Stack Exchange sites use Markdown for questions and answers. Per the Markdown specification, intermixing HTML and Markdown tags is allowed, but not all the HTML tags are allowed, to avoid XSS. Which ...
227 votes
1 answer

What is migration and how does it work?

I posted a question which was closed as off-topic and it seems like it could fit on another site in the network. How can I go about moving it there? What is migration? When can a question be migrated,...
67 votes
3 answers

How do I get attention for old, unfixed bug reports and feature requests without official responses here on Meta?

I posted a question here on Meta Stack Exchange, or on a per-site meta, regarding a bug I found in the system. I got no comments, or a few comments stating that this is a legitimate bug (and not by ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
25 votes
3 answers

Closing/Migrating question instructions/guidance [closed]

What does it mean to "close" a question? How/when can I vote to close questions? When should I vote to close questions? When should I not vote to close questions?
5 votes
5 answers

Overuse and abuse of the LARGE FONT SIZE for self-promotion

I've been observing the same pattern over and over in the last month or two, mainly on Programmers. People highlight parts in their answers not to emphasize something but to make their answers pop-up, ...
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