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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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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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Changing code indentation levels automatically or manually [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add increase/decrease tab indent buttons to the editor toolbar If you have some code which is heavy nested and you just copy some of the inner code you end up with a lot of ...
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Possible to get "add/remove tabs" button in the question textbox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add increase/decrease tab indent buttons to the editor toolbar Visual Studio has a feature that does exactly what i'm talking about if anyone is confused: Basically it allows ...
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WMD: Code inside lists [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add increase/decrease tab indent buttons to the editor toolbar When posting code inside a list you need to indent it by an additional level, i.e. 8 instead of just 4 spaces. ...
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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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Add the ability to tab a block of text in or out in Markdown [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add increase/decrease tab indent buttons to the editor toolbar I would like the ability to indent a selected block of text in Markdown by four spaces, by pushing a button. ...
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Way to indent/outdent in the editor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Add increase/decrease tab indent buttons to the editor toolbar Currently hitting Tab moves the focus out of the editor. This is regular behavior for textboxes/textareas, I get ...
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Evaluate the FR for: Add increase/decrease indent buttons to the wysiwyg editor [duplicate]

A long time ago there was a feature request asking to add increase/decrease indent buttons to the editor toolbar: These should work by adding spaces or removing spaces from the beginning of the ...
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Editing posts - indent option [duplicate]

Would it be possible to add an option to the edit control (used to write questions/answers) to indent the line by 4 spaces. I find myself using 4-space indentation quite often to format the code and ...
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322 votes
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How to nest code within a list using Markdown [duplicate]

Oftentimes, I want to include code samples in a list, for example: Item One Item Two, for example: private bool ItemTwo() { return this.IFeelLucky; } Item Three The problem is that there isn't a ...
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Improvements to editor for formatting source code

Does anyone else have problems with the editor? I may be doing something incredibly stupid, but I find that whenever I use tab I tab out of the box. This is obviously irritating if you're trying to ...
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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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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 ...
Rob's user avatar
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TAB formatting when editing code samples in SE -- Will it improve UX?

Do you think that giving TAB formatting functionality will improve UX? I've seen people complain about not been able to use TAB to format code in SE. There are many fixes such as: format code in a ...
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