Okay I know I've worded the question horribly. We all know to make code visible in a box e.g:


We have to shift it 4 spaces to the right so that it becomes:


Is there any way to shift an entire group of text to the right instead of doing it line by line, like highlighting and then pressing the space bar, etc...


take a look at the line of icons above the answer box.

one of them is {} -- that indicates "code".

highlight the lines in your answer that you want presented as code, then click on the {}. done!

as noted by @JosephWright, Ctrl-K works as a shortcut after you've highlighted.

  • You sir/madam are my hero, (where were you two years ago when I first joined), thank you.
    – UniStuffz
    Aug 22 '17 at 13:43
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    Perhaps add that the shortcut is Ctrl-K?
    – Joseph Wright Mod
    Aug 22 '17 at 13:52
  • @JosephWright Does Ctrl-K exist? I wish I had known it before! It's extremely convenient!
    – CarLaTeX
    Aug 23 '17 at 12:16

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