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How to typeset/emphasize names of programs or packages or document classes or files within questions/answers at TeX LaTeX StackExchange?

When mentioning names of programs or LaTeX 2e-packages or document classes or files within questions/answers—what is the best way of typesetting/emphasizing them? I often see such ...
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“Close” or “delete” own question?

After having asked this question I realized that it would better be suited on a different site. In that case, should I delete the question or vote to close? Is there something like a best practice?
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a nice online abc for beginners

There are plenty of good questions and answers on TeX.SE. It's likely that each person has their favorites. Wouldn't it be nice for this site, and others among other (not all) SE to have somewhat of a ...
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How can we, as a community, improve the LaTeX WikiBook?

The topmost answer in the very popular question What are good learning resources for a LaTeX beginner? recommends the LaTeX Wikibook. I found it helpful as well when writing my thesis, because it ...
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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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Are questions for best practices on-topic?

The title says it all: Are questions about best practices on-topic? To give some context, I think that it is fair to ask the question in tex.stackexchange.com why the commonly cited best practice in ...