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Badly escaped HTML results in plain text instead of markup in toast notifications (e.g. "You can't vote for your own post".)

This is now fixed, as are any other toast notifications that show that are related to voting. vote confirmation including html renders properly
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11 votes
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Markdown isn't rendering the <sup> tag correctly

We do not allow the rendering of Markdown within block-level HTML, only inline. Once you start using HTML, all of your formatting within it has to continue using HTML too. You'll have to convert the ...
animuson's user avatar
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10 votes
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Let's escape The Overflow Newsletter entirely

Thank you for taking the time to report this problem and list the affected blog posts. I've spoken with the Marketing team, which runs the blog; apparently, this was due to an error in our content ...
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7 votes
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Escaped HTML in The Overflow blog

It seems the escaped HTML in this blog has been unescaped (a.k.a. fixed!) -
Justin's user avatar
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6 votes
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International characters (ñ, á , í) used on prompts / email subject on Stack Overflow en español are shown as HTML entities

A fix for this is rolling out in the next build (2020.1.7.35722).
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6 votes
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How can I escape an HTML tag without using code blocks?

We don't render HTML in comments, so you can just type the characters and they appear like that. In posts, anything that looks like invalid, non-allowed HTML gets removed. Instead, you need to escape ...
animuson's user avatar
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6 votes

Terms of Latin origin in plaintext in titles, or some way to italicize them for those who don't recognize them as such?

Having no markdown in titles makes things more simple, and I’d tend towards preserving simplicity here. Formatting is a distraction here, your case is more about using terms that some people are ...
Mad Scientist's user avatar
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Escaped HTML in The Overflow blog

Thank you for taking the time to report this problem. I've spoken with the Marketing team, which runs the blog; apparently, this was due to an error in our content management system. That issue has ...
V2Blast's user avatar
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5 votes

Terms of Latin origin in plaintext in titles, or some way to italicize them for those who don't recognize them as such?

The "Markdown in Titles?" question supports no italics in titles (perhaps that should be revisited), so that's what we are stuck with for formatting; but editing must be an improvement, and ...
Rob's user avatar
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What's the rationale behind not parsing HTML entities in chat?

I can't answer your question but I threw together a quick userscript to add a couple characters I thought of to chat: // ==UserScript== // @name Special characters in chat // @namespace ...
Jason C's user avatar
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3 votes

Double HTML Escape in Bounty Error Messages

This issue should be resolved now - thank you for pointing it out!
marrados's user avatar
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2 votes

How to set a no break in keyboard shortcuts?

Ugly but works: Nest kbd tags <kbd><kbd>Ctrl</kbd>+<kbd>/</kbd></kbd> Keyboard shortcuts are shown in menus, contextual menus and by ( on Windows 10) pressing ...
Rubén's user avatar
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2 votes
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Is search able to find accented characters entered as HTML entities (such as Fran&ccedil;ois)?

Yes, it does work, but the highlighting on the found posts doesn't work. That was what initially got me confused. It does search on the HTML encoded versions literally, so that is definitely not ...
Patrick Hofman's user avatar
1 vote
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Encoded HTML entities in mod message popup

I'm not sure when this has been fixed, but it seems to be no longer a problem anymore: (here is the Markdown for that question)
Glorfindel's user avatar
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