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Generally used to describe bugs with unordered and ordered list elements.

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Unenclosed <li> element without <ul> or <ol> creates bullet point outside text area

If I simply put a bare <li>...</li> Element like below in my post, without wrapping it in a <ol>...</ol> or <ul>...</ul> as usual, it still creates an unordered ...
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Spoiler in list hides list number

While reading an answer over on Puzzling.SE, I noticed that having a spoiler in a list hides the item number/bullet. I can demonstrate it here. (It seems to be an issue only in Chrome.) Ordered lists....
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How to prevent a numbered list when starting a paragraph with “1.”? [duplicate]

I just stumbled upon this answer on Chess Stack Exchange, where it looks like the author wanted to start a paragraph with "1. Nxc6" (which is the common notation for a chess move) but did not want a ...
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Inconsistent spacing when using paragraphs in lists [duplicate]

If you do something like this: - This - Is Some - Text You end up with some inconsistent spacing: Is this a bug or is this a feature request to change this so the spacing above is the same? ...
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Numbered list misaligned when I use intermediate bullet points

When creating this answer, I cannot make points 3 and 4 (in the red rectangle) line up with numbered points 1 and 2. I have followed the "Styling/Headers" suggestions with spaces in multiples of 4. ...
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Adding auto numbering for numbered list

Problem 1: Open a form for asking a question Write several paragraphs of text Select all of them and press Ctrl+O Expected result: several list items; actual result: only one numbered line Problem 2:...
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Extending paragraph indentation in a list [duplicate]

I am typesetting some explanations that work in steps, so that a bulleted or numbered list is appropriate. But the explanations may extend on several paragraphs and I would like to keep the ...
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How to insert subitem into list without breaking layout? [duplicate]

What I want to see in final (i.e. Outer begin x-pos is same as outer end x-pos, top & bottom margins for inner approx. equal): What I really see (too large v-space before inner) as picture: ...
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Empty strings within a list ignored in web, but not in app

Web version of SE sites ignore empty strings within a list while rendering. Test post here. Both lists look same: But in the iOS-app (android-app too) they look different: App Version: 1.6.1....
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Why does line spacing depend on presence of subsequent lines in list items?

Today I was editing a post on Ask Ubuntu, when I saw this odd behaviour: 1. 2. In the first image, the "press enter..." line wasn't indented and hence not part of the list. The code block above ...
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Bulleted/numbered list should recognise multiple items separated by new line [duplicate]

I've got the following list separated by new line characters (without bullet points yet): aa bb cc dd ee now I'm selecting these 5 lines and applying Bulleted List option in editor. This is what I'...
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Add markdown option for ordered lists with brackets [duplicate]

I searched for this first and couldn't find it already suggested. I'm finding I'm coming across posts (often from new users) where an ordered list is included but is not formatted properly, because ...
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Please add more space around code or quote blocks in lists

Since a CSS update a while ago, code blocks and quotes in lists are too close to the line above for comfort: This is a code example. Particularly annoying with code spans in the line. Example code ...
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Should numbered lists be required to be sequential?

Is there a way to override the Numbered List Tool's need to make numbers sequential? There are times that I really appreciate the fact that it's smart enough to make the numbers sequential regardless ...
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Line spacing after nested bullet points is inconsistent [duplicate]

Correct duplicate: Too small indent after nested list Regarding the claimed duplicate (consecutive lists): that question was closed since it apparently follows Markdown spec in the Markdown => HTML ...
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Spoiler text doesn't work with numbered lists - Intended behavior? Workaround?

The spoiler markdown is sometimes cough messed up. Today's edition: Spoiler doesn't work with numbered lists. >! 1. Foo 2. Bar 3. Baz renders like ! 1. Foo 2. Bar 3. Baz I could ...
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Bug in ordered list preview

When typing an ordered list, the preview of the last item is indented and restarts numbering (like an additional sublevel of the list) until any nonwhitespace character is added. Thus, somebody ...
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Images covering right side bar [duplicate]

When in a list, adding a picture that is indented covers up the background on the right where links normally go. See picture below: (source: https://mechanics.stackexchange.com/a/6446/9628) As you ...
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Recognize incorrect lists and inform users

A lot of (relatively) new users post answers looking like 1) Item 1 2) Item 2 which renders as 1) Item 1 2) Item 2 or if they notice the problem 1) Item 1<br> <!-- or with an empty ...
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How to add “Code sample” under “Numbered list”? [duplicate]

I want to add Code sample under Numbered List but unfortunately I am not able to do so. Here is an example of what I want to achieve: Using Numbered List - This is my first point I want to add my ...
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How can I embed a list inside a blockquote

I have an answer that I want to use a block quote to cite and outside reference. That reference is a bulleted list. Pretty sure I have seen this before but I cannot find anyone using it. How can I ...
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Images within nested lists can overflow outside of the post cell [duplicate]

This was originally noticed here but some quick checks show that this is not an issue exclusive to GD.SE. It occurs in both questions and answers. Here's a Demonstration: List Image credit ...
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Padding on list items is incorrect in preview

This is a list without empty lines between items: - Foo - Bar - Baz Foo Bar Baz This is a list with empty lines between items: - Foo - Bar - Baz Foo Bar Baz Both lists render the same ...
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When you indent an image in a list, it overhangs [duplicate]

As you can see, the image is overhanging the edge of the box. This is also easy to see in editing and creating: Here you can see that the dotted lines are blocked by the image going over it.
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To be listed among editors, one has to edit 5 posts… or more than 5?

Incorrect tooltip text is not a big deal, but it might damage the credibility of math-oriented SE sites. Should be "at least 5 posts" or "more than 4 posts".
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Numbered list resets after code block

Context I often try to write up my answers in a list of actions, to organize it. Then I usually put some Code that he needs to place or modify : (Four space for Stack Overflow, ">" does the same ...
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How to start list at certain number? [duplicate]

Is it possible to start lists at a certain number, or alternatively, continue a previous list? I want something like this: Pets You could get a cat Or you could get a dog Or some ...
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How to itemize? [duplicate]

I sometime wants to copy paste a list to a StackExchange question or answer: Connect to the remote computer with IP address and password. Once connected, press function key F8 and click "Options" ...
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Make • a <ul>-creation character

Recently-ish, over on Stack Apps, the post for the official Android app was edited to actually contain information, rather than just being a placeholder. During this process, the staff member clearly ...
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Additional spaces inside list element

This is proper rendering? Sample list [small] [b i g] foo for this code: * `[small]` * `[b i g]` * foo the [b i g] should have smaller size. Is this bug or feature?
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Too small indent after nested list

I have post 2. > Why is no support for a optional spec-version in Maven? Maven has options for disabling Specifications and Implementations, so both are optional * `...
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A bug with tags/code parser [duplicate]

I wanted to add a list and some code: link the list sometimes becomes bold on editing, but I wrote it correctly. I don't know what to do with code at all because its parser doesn't work properly
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Numbered list item 2 appears as 1 in my answer… what is causing it? [duplicate]

I have an answer on SO like this 1. step Some text 2. step Problem it looks like this step Some text step Why is it making 2 appear as 1? Link CSS two level menu - ...
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formatting code after numeric list doesn't display properly [duplicate]

So I've just edited a question and noticed that if I enter a code block after a numeric list: in Addbill form the User insert items to the the DB(NewBill Table). in Bill form is a reportview ...
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Are there “good” list questions as opposed to “bad” list questions? [duplicate]

"List" questions can be bad if they generate an endless list of answers, with no answer better than another. Such a question might be, "Who is the best general of all time?" But could a "list" ...
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Filtering, sorting, showing

I would like to have an advance filtering and sorting mechanisme. How do other people feel about it and how do the makers feel about it? I would like to filter on: tags (and/or) If questions are ...
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How can I write nested code on a nested list with markdown? [duplicate]

I need to write a nested code block on a sub element of a list. My list look like 1. element 1 1. element 2 1. element 3, this has subelements 1. sub element 1 1. sub element 2 this one ...
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The editor should be able to convert multi-line blocks to lists

Let's say I write up a bunch of rows and decide I want to make it a list: Item 1 Another Item Something Else When I mark each line and click the "List" button (doesn't matter which one), the Editor ...
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Ignore “The” when sorting sites alphabetically

On the Stack Exchange list of all sites, sites whose names start with "The" are sorted accordingly. It is common practice to ignore "the" and other similar words when sorting alphabetically. I ...
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Ordered lists with letters as markers

From time to time, I encounter posts that use nested lists, where one of the lists uses numbers (1., 2., 3.) as markers and the other uses letters (a), b), c)), but are not properly formatted (example)...
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Blockquotes in a list break blockquotes after the list

I noticed an answer over on The Workplace that had a blank blockquote at the bottom of it. When I went to edit, I saw that there was nothing after the end of the text to cause it. And the actual post ...
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Images can be pushed outside the boundaries of a post by using nested lists

A B C D E F I don't even know. It just seemed weird. Yes, I understand I could just avoid doing something like that. But the problem already exists with a single level. Consider having 2 ...
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Lists with “padding” are not rendered correctly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inconsistent/incorrect breaks/newlines in lists List formatting behaves weirdly when I want to control padding between list levels. Intuitively, I'd write - First level - ...
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What happened to the numbers in my ordered list? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: List bullet missing with code block as the first paragraph of a list (Chrome 12) On my most recent question I made an ordered list like so: 1. function foo(){ ...
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Markdown not appropriately rendering unordered list spoilers

A user in https://scifi.stackexchange.com/a/14928/1913 discovered that he couldn't create a spoiler unordered list, and I can't seem to either. I can blockquote an unordered list without any real ...
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Inconsistent/incorrect breaks/newlines in lists

When editing this answer, I noticed that placing breaks (blank lines) in lists (especially nested lists) is inconsistent (and possibly dependent on the current state of the JavaScript variables of the ...
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How about a top-ten like answer feature for StackExchange sites?

It seems that there are many good questions that end up being closed as "not constructive" because they are open ended or end up being never-ending lists of small answers. Examples are "best hidden ...
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Stack Overflow Careers Profile using our Amazon reading list

It would really be great if you could pull my kindle reading list off of my amazon profile. this would save me so much time from having to re-enter my information all the time. Linkedin has the same ...
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Have the “Code sample” button work around the “Code placed after a list item” bug

So I've read that code blocks not working after a list item thing is due to an ambiguity in the spec and this kind of makes sense, however there is no ambiguity in what the "Code sample" button means: ...
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How can I blockquote a numbered list without resetting the number to 1?

Let's say I want to put "50. Quoting point number 50." in a blockquote. By default it will reset the number to 1: Quoting point number 50. How can I preserve the initial number 50?