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### Double backslashes disappear from code

Update: This was almost certainly my fault. On December 20, 2013 I moved the TeX (and meta) databases to new homes. I'm not sure how the original problem occurred, but TeX and its meta had a very odd ...
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### The CommonMark diary

Reading some feedback on meta.stackexchange.com I got the impression that this community feels quite tense about the upcoming CommonMark migration. I feel that some extra levels of transparency shared ...
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### Double backslashes disappear from code

Based on \\ corruption, I've created a new query TeX.SX \\ corruption (based on user ID) which I hope will help anyone to find their own posts affected by this bug! P.S. The database is updated ...
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### The CommonMark diary

For users who are curious about how the automated edits look like, and who want to review them for potential issues: visit the profile of the Community user (ID -1), and navigate to 'all actions' &...
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### Are questions using markdown with LaTeX allowed?

Issues using a variety of software - Pandoc included - are on topic here as long as the issue relates to (La)TeX in some way. As mentioned in the TeX - LaTeX Tour page: Ask about... Formats like ...
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### How to quote a left quote inline?

You want two backticks \code\{=1`
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### Quoting codes in a list leaves a </li>

As you can see on the revision page which shows a live rendering of this question, this is fixed now. It's still visible in your question because the version displayed here is saved on submission; ...
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### Is there no way at all to typeset equations using TeX on the TeX SE at all?

This issue has been raised several times, and the central concern remains the same. When people need to show what they are seeing from TeX, we all need to see exactly what they see. Using some ...
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### Problem writing the sequence \@ in inline <code>...</code>-blocks

The markdown backtick syntax does not only the formatting like the HTML <code> block, but it also escapes special characters, so a \ or a < or > have no special meaning. Inside a <code&...
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### Something messed with my answers backslashes and newlines

The linked question has now been fixed (along with ~11,000 similarly corrupted postings) see Community effort in fixing the double backslashes issue For a summary of how this got fixed in the end.
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### Double backslashes disappear from code

This and the linked question ‘double backslash + newline’ collapses to ‘single backslash’ when I hit ‘edit’ Are two manifestations of the same issue, see Community effort in fixing the double ...
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### Double backslashes disappear from code

I've looked into it and I couldn't find anything specific. The thing is, we don't ever modify markdown w/o recording history. So when you read about rebakes and other stuff we do, those are affecting ...
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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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### Failure to show image that already exists in imgur

Here are some of the issues with the markdown provided in the linked question: The use of the HTML <img> tag is incorrect. The correct usage would be <img src="https://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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