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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. This site, Meta Stack Exchange, is usually ...
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3answers
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Is there some markup to post tags?

I am wondering because I was editing my profile and I though it would be nice to put the languages I know and stuff like tags. Is it possible to post a tag? If it's not, do you think it's possible to ...
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6answers
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Replace trilogy raw links with the current question title?

It often happens that people will refer to other questions by simply pasting the full link to this question, especially on Meta. Would it be a good idea to detect such links, and replace them ...
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5answers
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Automatically convert tabs to spaces in the original text

I've seen other questions regarding the same, but in this case I think it is a little different. I know the Markdown handles tabs correctly (when generating the HTML code), but that's not what I'm ...
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2answers
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Turn off Markdown formatting

Markdown formatting makes easier to write good looking questions and answers, but sometimes people use ASCII art (like above) to create tables or other symbols to make their question/answer more clear....
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3answers
248 views

Please make table previews match actual output

I just edited an answer of mine about a dozen times, because the result of my tables as shown in the preview, didn't match what was actually shown when posted. So I had to keep re-editing until it ...
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2answers
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Please set the editor tab size to 4

Markdown renders tabs as 4 spaces, but browsers traditionally render tabs using a width of 8, so they look like 8 spaces in the edit box. It is possible to override the display tab size using the ...
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2answers
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Can we improve the automatic titling of links to internal URLs?

In an answer to this question: Can we have some linking etiquette and guidelines? I suggested that if a link is made to a related page on the TeX SE, the link text should be the document/question ...
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1answer
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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
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Convert tabs to spaces _actually_ status-completed?

I've found these two Meta questions: Make WMD (Wiki Mark Down) convert tabs to spaces Text editor on trilogy sites really SHOULD convert TABs to spaces! both of which state that the editor is ...
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2answers
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KeyBoard shortcut for moving code to the left

I have this following code in one of my SO question , public IQueryable<Materials> GetMaterial(int id) { return from m in db.Materials join Mt in db....
2
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1answer
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When does the question/answer text get converted from markdown to html

It looks like the conversion is make on page request is that correct?
2
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1answer
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What's happening to StackOverflow's code formatter?

I answered this question on StackOverflow: How to calculate time taken to load url in UIWebView in iphone? It has been now edited, but the problem with the original revison is, the code in the ...
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1answer
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How do I convert tabs to spaces?

How do I convert tabs to spaces? I posted code on Stack Overflow, but it seems this wasn't done correctly (I have no experience in coding so at the moment; I'm trying to improve it). I got ...
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1answer
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Lining things up in the editor — disparity between preview and post

Yes I know I am being a bit nitpicky, but I like things lined up in neat little rows, damnit. In the preview it looks great: but on the post it lines up according to the editor, not the preview:

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