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Have “Tab” key insert spaces when writing a question or answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: The Editor - Possible Improvements Add increase/decrease tab indent buttons to the editor toolbar Is it at all possible to have the Tab key insert 4 spaces in the question/...
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Change 'TAB' keyboard press functionality when typing a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Editor - Possible Improvements When copying and pasting code, I'm sure many have run into a problem dealing with indentation. When trying to indent a line (or lines of ...
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Let users tab inside of question/answer box [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: The Editor - Possible Improvements Have “Tab” key insert spaces when writing a question or answer Let the user choose what the TAB does in the editor with caveats ...
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What are the hidden features of Stack Exchange?

What features of Stack Exchange sites do you consider "hidden"?
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Add a strike-through to the editing interface

If you highlight some text, you can just press a button to have it automatically emphasized on indented 4 spaces for a code sample. I think it would be great if we had this feature with strike-...
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Add increase/decrease tab indent buttons to the editor toolbar

These should work by adding spaces or removing spaces from the beginning of the current line or every line between the start and end of a text selection (inclusive). (edited this question to ...
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Auto indentation in code editor

When writing code in the question/answer editor's code block I believe that it would be extremely useful if we could have the code auto indented instead of being forced to hit space bar multiple times....
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Enable tab and shift + tab for code formatting

After some discussion on this question I decided to make a feature-request (or at least a discussion about it). It would be very nice to be able to use Tab and Shift+Tab to move code blocks (like in ...
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Minor bug: Croatian keyboard layout's ] combo (AltGr+G) results in Insert Image dialog

As every programmer, I ] need my ][ square ] brackets. But at the moment, I have to switch to US layout in order to type them on StackOverflow. Since Croatia is not a big country, it's not all that ...
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How do you efficiently paste code from your IDE, if it contains tab characters

It has been said before, that the SO editor is great, but has some drawbacks when pasting code which contains tab characters, see e.g. Improvements to editor for formatting source code That's alright ...
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How do I move a code block to the left on SO? [duplicate]

Just wondering: Is there a key-combination for moving code blocks left (inverted tab)? shift+ tab doesn't seem to work.
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Let the user choose what the TAB does in the editor with caveats

I've read in the meta the discussion on why it's not a good idea to Change 'TAB' keyboard press functionality when typing a question so that it insert spaces instead of changing focus. The ...
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Start new lines of code block with same indent as previous line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Automatic code reindent button AutoIndent of Source Code I realize that you can already indent code blocks with the 'code sample' button or ctrl+K, but that's something you ...
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Why are code editing tools completely missing? [duplicate]

For a site that is so much about code and programming, why does it not have much, much better tools built in for managing blocks of code? I spend a LOT of time on Stack Overflow answering a lot of ...
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Tab indention in questions/answers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change 'TAB' keyboard press functionality when typing a question When writing code, it is common practice for many text editors to allow the Tab key to be used as an ...