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How can I find posts with particularly large code blocks in a non-code-based site?

Here is a simple query which shows the length of the first code block (in characters). It works fine on a site like Space Stack Exchange, I'm not sure about larger sites. I have no doubt @rene can ...
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How can I find posts with particularly large code blocks in a non-code-based site?

I was challenged to provide a query that would analyze all code blocks, so here it is. I started with the work already done by Glorfindel and then added a Recursive CTE to find the next block. That ...
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Markdown rendering anomaly in the Help Center on SO

Formatting has been updated. I scanned through some of the other articles edited yesterday to see if there was any other broken formatting that never got updated and didn't see anything, but obviously ...
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Why [meta-tag:status-planned] is not rendered in this tag-info?

Probably because it got rendered incorrectly when it was originally created and hadn't been edited since. It looks fine when you click edit because the preview is rendering it in the browser. But when ...
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How to apply special formatting within a question’s title, e.g. to highlight a keyword such as … 𝙇𝙞𝙣𝙪𝙭?

You can't use formatting in titles. The post you link to uses Unicode for effect, but this should not be used because it breaks a number of tools that people need to navigate the web: Screen readers (...
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