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Questions tagged [markdown]

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Markdown images using html img src

The Markdown help text says that it's possible to embed images using an HTML <img src="..."> construct. The definitive guide (search for img) also seems imply that percentages are permitted. ...
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embedding gists from github in stackexchange.com

Is there a way to embed the code put up on gist.github.com in either the question or the answer instead of repeating the same thing here ?
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How to get the * (asterisk) to show in <kbd> mode if used twice

I tried to improve on an edit that should show <kbd>Ctrl</kbd>+<kbd>*</kbd> or <kbd>Alt</kbd>+<kbd>*</kbd> in the text. However this comes out as ...
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Help to markdown editing [closed]

There are wrong examples of usage, and for newbie this can be confusing. Everywhere are: __italic__ or **bold** but that is wrong because result of this is: italic or bold Should be: *italic* ...
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How to use backticks at the beginning and the end of inline code blocks?

I need to use backticks at the beginning and the end of an inline code block. I have tried: using multiple backticks using multiple backticks with space character between them using <pre> ...
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See the source of a post when the edit button is disabled

Recently, I saw a nicely formatted question and wanted to see how it was generated, meaning I want to see the "syntax". But the Edit Button is Disabled and the popup text says "editing not allowed on ...
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Numbered list followed by code block breaks formatting

Is it possible to display a numbered list that is followed by a code block? It seems that an answer with this structure breaks the formatting applied via Markdown. Here is an example to illustrate ...
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markdown bug in URLs inside italic (with underscore)

Markdown issues: _http://example.com_ gives http://example.com (italic but no hyperlink) and: _anything http://example.com_ gives: anything http://example.com Hyperlink but with a trailing _ ...
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Any way to open images in a larger window?

Is there any way to make images that are included in a Q & A open in a larger view when either clicked on or hovered over? Some times I need to post a larger image than will fit, but I don't want ...
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markdown problem with single quote (causing highlighting)

I tried to correct an answer and made it worse: https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/78199/32191 The author used â instead of ' (in "don't"). As he was quoting a man page he used both ">" for marking as ...
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Using Markdown In Comments

I am unable to use markdown in comments. For example, I'm just trying to block out a snippet of code: I tried: 4 Spaces at the begging of each line. one tab at the beginning of each line. pre and ...
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