Questions tagged [list]

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

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Code block is not properly formatted when placed immediately after a list item [duplicate]

Consider the following piece of Markdown code: This is some regular text. >>> def factorial(n): ... return 1 if n < 2 else n * factorial(n - 1) ... * This is a list ...
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How to nest code within a list using Markdown

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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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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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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Add parenthesis to period as an accepted list delimiter

FFS. I do this all the time and it kills me. The editor knows that an empty line followed by a number followed by a period followed by a space is a list item. This works great Its almost magic ...
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How do I include a code block right after a list without it turning into a blockquote?

If I want to write this : >>> calendar = GoogleCalendar(user='blabla', password='blablabla') >>> calendar.myFunction() After a list, the >>> become a blockquote ... Here is the ...
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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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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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Code after bullet list isn't rendered correctly [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to nest code within a list using markdown If there is a list immediately followed by a code block the code block is not recognized as code (Even though there is a newline ...
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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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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?
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Discrepancy between the WMD preview and posted lists

Mixing unordered lists and ordered lists gets you a list that follows the first list element to decide if it is an ordered or unordered list on the preview, but on the resulting post, you get a ...
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Bug in editor for numbered lists?

I noticed what seemed to be a bug in the way the stackoverflow editor handles numbered lists. I did a search on meta for this and it didn't come up, but if it is a duplicate, I'll delete the question. ...
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List entry followed by code block messes up the code section [duplicate]

Here's two examples (note that in first example, backticks also had no effect, for some reason): include/db.php: $attribs = array( PDO::ATTR_PERSISTENT => $...
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To-do list feature request

Can we get a centralized to-do list kind of feature? Sometimes there are questions I would like to answer, answers I'd like to edit, downvotes I'd like reverse, etc. Just stuff that I don't have time ...
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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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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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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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Incorrect Markdown preview of list items after a header

A picture says more than thousand words. Look: It's just in the preview. When I submit the post, it get Markdown'ed correctly. This has worked fine yesterday. I use this construct very often for the ...
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How to write nested numbered lists

I just posted an answer on Stack Overflow where I wanted to have nested numbered lists, something like 1. Dog 1.1. German Shepherd 1.2. Belgian Shepherd 1.2.1. Malinois 1.2.2. Groenendael 1.2.3. ...
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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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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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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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Code is indented by 4 spaces but isn't interpreted as code [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is a code block not properly formatted when placed immediately after a list item? If you look at my post ( 3rd down ) on this stack overflow page, you'll see that my code ...
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“Group” feature to share knowledge between developers

Hi, first of all apologies if this should not be here, just started with META :) Please feel free to correct/enhance the question, or tell me and I'll do changes ASAP. Now, on the topic. In my ...
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Single whiteline gets doubled inside code block inside list [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bug in Markdown formatter If you have a whiteline inside a code block, which is inside a list, it gets doubled. It doesn't matter whether you put eight spaces in that ...
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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 ...