Questions tagged [formatting]

For questions about the formatting used by Stack Exchange, including bug reports about problems with formatting and support questions about how to use the formatting

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What would be the preferred way to show data in spreadsheet cells?

Which would be the preferred format for answers involving data in spreadsheets, a table or a picture? Below is an example based on one of my answers. Table A B 1 8 10 2 3 4 10 4 5 2 22 6 7 1 ...
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Custom Fonts User Script: Revert or Improve the Font Updates

Recently, Stack Exchange decided to switch to system fonts. For those of you who prefered the old appearance, or would like a different font to appear in code blocks or across the site as a whole, ...
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`\[` in code triggers LateX in preview

When the code contains the characters \[, the preview shows everything else as LateX even though it is inside the `` section. This is how the preview looks like: ...
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How should we edit questions which have non-expiring bounties attached to them?

Just like we have a format for answering code golf, cracking cops and robbers, and posting most challenges, I am curious as to what (if any) format we should have for questions that have bounties with ...
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Does Code Golf support embedded YouTube videos?

Over on Meta Stack Exchange, SQB asked Which sites have YouTube embedding on? Searching on Meta Code Golf, I was able to find an announcement post for embedded SoundCloud audio files, but found no ...
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Is there a new consensus on answer headers?

When answering question before I always used to use the "Heading" option present on the formatting box. This produces the following markdown: ## Heading ## ...
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Change U+200B and U+200C to something else?

When I was commenting on this post by @GregMartin, I realized U+200B and U+200C characters had been inserted in my code, making it non-functional. This meta SE post states that those characters are ...
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Why isn't there default syntax highlighting for code?

I was going through Code Golf, and I noticed that there is no default Google code prettify like there is on Stack Overflow. I recently updated one of my submissions to be syntax highlighted. I think ...
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Is this a bug in codeblock indention?

https://codegolf.stackexchange.com/a/66029/31033 Is this a bug or am I using a feature I'm not aware of?
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What input forms are 'reasonable'?

It's very common for a question to leave the input format unspecified and simply let the golfer choose a 'reasonable' input format. I'd say this is a bit vague, and we should decide what can be ...
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Code sample strangely indented? [duplicate]

When viewing this answer the shell transcript seems to be misindented, but when I edit the source it seems fine?
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Code in Spoiler broken (again?)

This one looks pretty funny actually: Found in this answer. This is in Chrome 38 on Windows 8.
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Spoiler code and text doesn't appear at the same time

Code and text don't appear at the same time. It's a bit odd, and Code Golf has a better reason to use code in spoiler text than any site on the SE network :) EDIT: It appears this is not the first ...
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Subscript and superscript in comments fail

It would be nice to make subscript and superscript work in comments. Here, these work : *n*<sub>0</sub><sup>2</sup>  →  n02 ...
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Consensus for formatting of "language and score line"

Most answers look somewhat like this: Language, score text code text But some top lines look like this: Language score Markdown: ...