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Allow bold text in inline and block code formatting [duplicate]

I would like to suggest a feature change with text formatting. There have been several instances where I would like to point out something in someone's code. It would be much easier to do if text ...
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Bold / Italics in codeblocks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bold code in a question Allow highlighting certain bits of a code fragment or quote Am I missing something? Can one not put either bold or italics inside codeblocks / ...
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Formatting the code block? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bold code in a question Allow highlighting certain bits of a code fragment or quote Is there a way to apply rich formatting to some parts of your code? Sometimes, I have to ...
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Some way to put emphasis on code, please [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow highlighting certain bits of a code fragment or quote In dealing with a wall of code, it would be handy to be able to paint some of it red, or bold, or something. ...
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Code highlighting improvement suggestion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow highlighting certain bits of a code fragment or quote Sometimes I need to paste a large lump of code, as in context it is all relevant, but I would like people to ...
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Can I highlight code within an answer? (Not syntax highlighting.) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow highlighting certain bits of a code fragment or quote Sometimes when I respond to a question that contains a block of code, and my answer includes the same block with ...
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Add CharMap (or at least - arrows) to EDITOR [duplicate]

In many cases, we have to make a special attention to specific part of code, and Arrows are great way for that. Is it possible, that CharMap (or at least several SpecialSymbols were added into post ...
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Line highlighting within code blocks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Allow highlighting certain bits of a code fragment or quote Would it be possible to add a "Highlight" function to code blocks? For example, with function foo ($fbar = false) ...
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How to highlight specific lines of code snippet [duplicate]

Taking inspiration from programming books in which different (but similar) blocks of code use bold text to highlight differences between each other, generally new lines or new values, I would like to ...
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Bold code in a question

Frequently when I ask a question I have to include quite a bit of code for reference purposes. It would be nice to be able to bold the important lines in the code. For example this code: <...
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&para turns into ¶ within PRE

Within a <PRE> block, &para turns into a new paragraph symbol: ¶ I use <PRE> blocks for code when I want to bold, so a function that's written void go( ObjectA &parameter1, ...
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Pseudocode highlighting

Hi, I love Stackoverflow ;) . However, when something not language specific is asked or when you want to answer with just a pseudo code I find code highlighting not very useful. It would be great to ...
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underlining with `<u>` does not work in `<pre>` [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites? Within the <pre>-environment the tag <u> has no visible effect (Firefox 7.0.1 but also earlier like 3.6.17). I ...
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Highlighting and notating part of a line in a code block

There is a need to highlight, or more precisely bring attention to, part of a line of code, that the current markdown does not support. First let's establish if that statement is true. Here are just ...
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Different background color for intentionally bad or wrong code blocks

Sometimes code is included in an answer in order to show what not to do. For example: String foo = null; String.IsNullOrEmpty( foo.Trim()) ...Throws an exception as foo is Null. The correct ...

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