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Include footnote notation in Markdown engine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Markdown footnotes? The wonderful pandoc version of Markdown allows using footnotes via the [^1] or [^jama] notation. Footnotes can then be inserted at the end of the document....
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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. Stack Exchange sites are moving to a new ...
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Is there Markdown to create tables?

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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Help us identify micro-privileges for top users

Are you familiar with tapas? These are little appetizers invented in Spain that people enjoy while talking and drinking in the cool of the evening. What makes them so great is that you get a ...
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Please add the ability to fold blocks of code in questions and answers

It would be great to have the option to fold code snippets, entire questions and answer posts on a user basis and allow defining some generic foldable regions within the question/answer editor. Non ...
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Allow the <small> tag

Can the <small> HTML tag be allowed and properly styled? Currently people wanting to write something small use either sup or sub which achieves a similar effect, but using it for small text is: ...
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Can we have a guaranteed pipeline for responses from Stack Exchange?

I think we should have some mechanism that automatically flags certain meta posts (both child metas and here) for Stack Exchange staff attention when they get beyond a certain point. The thresholds ...
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3answers
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How do I use a small font size in questions and answers?

Is there any way to use a small font size in questions or answers? That is, for the purpose of minor and possibly irrelevant information? I've checked the Markdown syntax but couldn't find anything. ...
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Time to fork Markdown?

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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Why allow user accounts to be related, but unassociated?

Currently, if your accounts are associated there's a button to let you disassociate them. I really think we ought to kill this feature. Its pretty worthless as is and adds a lot of (error causing) ...
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Double return within <sub> breaks markdown

On Cognitive Science we expect answers to include a full list of references on which the answer was based at the bottom of the question. There are a few ways in which to format this list and we haven'...
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What's the best way to quote Wikipedia in SE?

Ideally I'd like to have SE recreate the formatting in Wikipedia, with footnotes and all. Any way of doing this, either by copying the source markdown, or — even better! — the RTF directly from the ...
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Link shortcuts to support websites

Ok I hope I can express this well: Often I see comments that tell the OP to e.g. improve the acceptance rate, use proper formatting and such, including a link to How does accepting an answer work? or ...
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Link to a Certain Part of an Answer

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 ...
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Content of footnote to be displayed in tooltip

I won't exactly hold my breath for this one, since there are probably more important features to be added, but... Would it be possible to display the contents of a footnote (or, say, the first 50 ...

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