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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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How do I display data in a table structure? [duplicate]

I want to explain a MySQL table structure, and I used <dt> and <dl>. But I could see other posts having a neat table display of their examples How do I code a table-like structure in a ...
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1answer
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Creating beautiful tables [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any markdown to create tables? How to format SQL tables in a Stack Overflow post? I was wondering how users are able to create beatiful tables of how their sql ...
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1answer
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How can I get the table structure in answer [duplicate]

How to get the table structure which is present in the answer of the post? This self-left-join is returning more records than I expected it to
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2answers
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How to correctly insert a table when asking questions [duplicate]

When posting a question on Stack Overflow where I am inserting a table it keeps coming out in the following format: ID|Date 1|20111020 2|20111020 3|20111020 4|20111020 5|20111020 How can I do this ...
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1answer
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My inputed text becomes a scramble [duplicate]

This is the formatting I want. I enter text in this way but it shows in this way The first line of my text was indented in four spaces, so it was show as a line of code, how to set it to normal text?...
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10answers
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Repository of useful pro-forma comments

Every tag has its questions that make the same mistake(s) over and over and over again. (But some tags more than others.) That's where Benjol's pro forma comments script comes in. The only downside ...
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3answers
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Please add support for tables in answers and questions

I would like to use tables in answers and questions. Without such support, I find myself using ASCII art tables with the code-text tool, but that takes too long, and isn't really maintainable. This ...
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3answers
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Best way to include table (of data) in a question [duplicate]

I would like to ask a question on Stack Overflow which includes a table of data from a MySQL database. What is the best way to include a table of data in a question?
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3answers
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Easier way to represent DB tables when asking DB questions

Just like there is code highlighting for languages when you ask programming questions, can you add a feature where you can enter table design information and it is visually shown in the question? ...
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1answer
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Easy way to post my Jupyter notebook output in a Stack Overflow post?

I've noticed that when I copy an output cell from my Jupyter (iPython) notebook and post it into my Stack Overflow question, the format gets mangled at times. Is there a clean way to transfer my ...