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Formatting Sand-Box

As per the SO question here (if you want to know how they did something there, take a look at the source, as per the hack documented here), I suggest that this (CW) question be used for testing ...
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Missing tie in signatures of comments

There is something a bit wrong with the comment formatting; it seems to be like this now: \interpretCommentMarkdown{#1} - \userLink{#2} But it should be more like this: ...
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‘double backslash + newline’ collapses to ‘single backslash’ when I hit ‘edit’

When I try to edit Thorsten Donig's answer to 'large braces for specifying values of variables by condition', the following happens: Instead of: 0, & \text{if}\ a=1 \\ 1, & ...
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How to make a text bigger in the body of a question

I know if I want to make italic some text in the body of my question I should put it between two *'s. Also if I want to make bold some text, I should put it between **'s. How I can make some text ...
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What is the best method to capture latex output for questions and answers?

I have seen questions and answers posting output from latex that appear to blend in well with the site. In looking at the html/css underlying these posts, it appears that all that is required is to ...
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Code formatting after itemize only with some text?

why is code formatting in answer http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/169741/5328 disabled when I remove the period between itemization and the code? Edit: I changed the answer by inserting a HTML comment ...
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Using package name tags in post body text

I just got an answer of mine edited so it now uses identifier formatting like `mdframed` (rendered “mdframed”) instead of tag names like [tag:mdframed] (rendered “mdframed”). I can see how this would ...
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Can we turn off math-tex please?

On the question How can I get rid of indentation after an equation?, the code block has had the bit between the dollars turned in to an image. Looking at the javascript scripts loaded via firebug, I ...
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Use LaTeX code in questions and answers (MathJax)? [duplicate]

physics.SE has this nice feature that allows you to enter LaTeX code (formulas) in questions and answers, and then renders it using MathJax. e.g. you enter $x^2$ and it turns it into something like ...
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How do I create a link to an answer?

At this point I know how to add a clickable link in my answer, and I can create such a link to a question by copying the URL from the top of the browser. But if I want to make reference to someone ...
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4answers
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Modifying code formatting when editing

The motivation for this question is this post: http://tex.stackexchange.com/posts/94206/revisions In one of recent edits, the editor decided to change the code formatting in a piece of lisp code. ...
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Emphasis needs more space after it

An emphasis gobbles the following space (or does not add some needed additional space), text *text* text <em>text</em> text becomes text text text text text (I can't use \␣ ...
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Link targets should not count into the comment length

When posting a comment, one is limited to 500 characters. These include the link target addresses, which can be pretty long. I believe that the intention of the restriction is to make the comment at ...
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Clearer formatting of dialogue in TeXtalk

Currently the dialogue of TeXtalk is formatted by <strong> for the speaker and <p> to separate lines. Here is an example from the interview with Yiannis Lazarides: This format may be ...
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2answers
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Automatic question's title insertion with link

I know how to insert a [link](link) in my questions, answers or comments, and I know how to use tex.stackexchange link button as explained in How do I create a link to an answer?. But I need to use ...
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Typing the ` symbol

Let's say I have a question about LaTeX quotation marks. I want to include the quotation marks `` in the in-line "code sample" environment, like this. But I can't seem to escape the ` character, ...
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View source-code for question (even when I can't edit) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to see how someone typeset their question in TeX.SE? On Wikipedia, even when I can't edit a page, I can view the source-code. Sometimes I see markup in ...