10 votes

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 ...
7 votes

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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How to make a text bigger in the body of a question

You can't, since only a subset of HTML tags are supported in the network's visual editor. The following is taken directly from the Help Center on Formatting: When posting on TeX - LaTeX Stack ...
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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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4 votes

Space before the question mark in the title

A little rewording solves the problem. :)
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4 votes
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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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‘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
2 votes

How to make a text bigger in the body of a question

Seeing your last comment: You could easily include that in your MWE, compile it and add a picture of it as a whole. The MWE could look like this. I don't think it's much reasonable to try to resemble ...
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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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How to make a text bigger in the body of a question

You could of course say: It renders as [1] rather than [1]
1 vote

Missing tie in signatures of comments

This question never received an official answer, but it seems clear from Anna Lear's revision that this is status-bydesign; that is, expected behavior.
1 vote

Formatting Sand-Box

Testing link prettification for https URLs: Formatting Sand-Box Testing link prettification for http URLs: Formatting Sand-Box Testing link prettification for protocol-less URLs: //meta.tex....

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