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How to properly edit code blocks when going from “4 spaces” to “3 backticks”?

Both four space indent and surrounding with ``` are supported markup for a code block. If an existing post uses one there is no reason to change to the other. If an existing post hasn't marked up the ...
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strikethrough text on Stack Exchange

Formatting of posts can be done using the visual editor within Stack Exchange, Markdown and some HTML. The latter includes "the following safe, whitelisted subset of HTML tags": <a> ...
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How to type keyboard keys in comments

Comments provide only a limited amount of markdown formatting, including italic, bold, code (via single/double backticks), magic/shorthand links (for sites [tex.se] or tag [tag:tag] or...), regular ...
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Typo in Markdown Help

Indeed. This seems like a markdown "typo." However, it is a network-wide issue and should therefore be addressed at that level. There is a similar question related to this posted on the main network ...
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4 votes

Space before the question mark in the title

A little rewording solves the problem. :)
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strikethrough text on Stack Exchange

It's possible to strikethrough a text on a post using <s>text</s> It's not possible to strikethrough on the comment. It's possible to strikethrough a text on a chat using ---text---.
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‘double backslash + newline’ collapses to ‘single backslash’ when I hit ‘edit’

The linked question has now been fixed as part of a general fix of several thousand similarly affected posts, see https://tex.meta.stackexchange.com/a/7326
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