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There is a solution without resorting to JS libraries or CSS hacks. If you bold the characters, they become slightly larger, making the distinction between . and , more obvious. Normal vs. bold: , . , . <kbd>,</kbd> <kbd>.</kbd> <kbd>**,**</kbd> <kbd>**.**</kbd>


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Historical note: this was changed to use Liberation Serif between April 16th of 2013 and August 9th 2018; this effectively resolved the issue. Since the more recent switch back to Georgia for the title font, the issue has returned (at least on Windows).


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If you want, you can use something like this: Here's an in-line comparison: , Here's the code: <sub><sub><img src="http://i.stack.imgur.com/Lrzd0.png" alt=","></sub></sub> Why <sub> twice? Here's why: (it isn't in the same line!) The image is a png with exactly 261 bytes. Here's it in base64: data:image/png;...


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This happens because the font size for <code> tags is specified as a fixed pixel value: font-size: 13px; The normal font size for plain text on this site is 15px, so replacing the CSS rule above with: font-size: 86.67%; would let the font size of <code> elements scale up in headers, while keeping the font size of code in plain text the same ...


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