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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Pressing Enter in comment box unexpectedly submits form

I don't think I'm going any more crazy than normal, but I'm surprised I can't see any other meta mention so far. This started happening recently on at least SO and ubuntu.SE, and occurs in at least IE ...
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How do I use formatting in comments? [duplicate]

I see some people write comments that are for example - in italics. I do not see any way of doing that while writing my comments. Why is it so?
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How do comments work?

Across the Stack Exchange network you may leave comments on a question or answer. How do comments work? Who can post comments? Who can edit comments? How can I format and link in comments? Who can ...
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Confirming context menu entries via Enter when entering comments triggers comment to be posted

related: Pressing Enter in comment box unexpectedly submits form While I'm not basically against this feature, it is annoying to press Enter from the context-menu (e.g. when verifying my spelling via ...
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How can I add new line in a comment?

It seems that comment style does not allow us to have new line. Can I know why?
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Can you put code snippets in comments?

I tried to do this today, and whenever I hit Return to get to the line where I want to put the comment, the editor thinks I'm done with the comment as if I'd hit Enter to mean "I'm done", instead of ...
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How to add line returns to comments in Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How about newlines within comments? Allow HTML tags in comments How do comments work? Comments don't have formatting tags or line breaks Code in comment is all on ...
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Pressing enter in a comment field should generate a warning text rather than submitting the comment

There are a small handful of people that are confused by line breaks when writing comment not appearing when the comment is submitted. There are a large number of people that find having enter submit ...
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Can someone explain OpenID on this site?

The reason I never used this website is that it has always been impossible to log into. That includes Stack Exchange, which I don't understand at all. I originally signed up with OpenID, but it is a ...
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Area 51 users have to press “Add Comment” to add comments

As of early September, the Enter key submits comments on most sites. I know there was some grumbling about this functionality at first, which is normal for UI changes, but it seems like most people ...