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Use code markdown for anything that would be a direct input into a computer, be it a program, game, or text file: Code snippets Config files Console Commands File/Folder Paths Use quote boxes when you are directly quoting someone else: In-game dialogue Another user A Wiki, forum or other website from which you wish to reference (along with providing the ...


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MathJax is not exactly a lightweight solution. If it could be selectively enabled only on questions that actually use it, I would agree with this. I don't think we use mathematical formulas enough to justify enabling it on all sites. The first step would have to be to convince SE to create a MathJax configuration for sites that only use it occasionally that ...


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If you are using code or a code excerpt, use the code markdown, that is what it is for. If you are quoting from an article about something, use the quote markdown. If the quote happens to have code in it, you can markdown the code inside a quote like this. This is an example of such code /give @p minecraft:stone As you can see, it changes the text font ...


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I propose two guidelines. Crop out unneeded info: If you take a full screen shot of your desktop to show an error message, just crop the picture in paint or something to show the relevant error message. We don't really need to see all the stuff in the background, and if you aren't paying attention, you may accidentally include information about yourself or ...


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Comments can be 600 characters long (I assume this is the database column size), and the text is stored in Markdown format (which gets rendered on page load) - here's a SE Data Explorer query that shows the raw markdown. It'd be technically possible to change how this works (SE could have a DB column size larger than the allowed character size, using the ...


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the description part for the image markdown is the alt attribute for the actual html. so the html that's generated for your example would be: <a href="[URL at -]"><img src="[URL at -]" alt="enter image description here" title></a> this can be observed in any decent browser's Element Inspector (generally F12 or right clicking on the ...


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Format it like a preformatted text table and post it as a code block 😫 In alternative upload your csv to google spreadsheets, share with everybody with a link, then use the sharing link. In both cases two thousand combinations sounds like way too many for an answer; surely you can boil the information down to a more manageable amount?


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As far as I'm aware you'll need to use a standard link, e.g: [Support](https://gaming.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/support)


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There are a couple of options that could work for us: Option 1: MathJax Some sites have access to the MathJax extension, and can use it's table formatting. Here's an example from RPG.SE: But, MathJax markdown is clunky, and from a many reports, sites that use it suffer a performance hit. Enabling the entire library for tables (and maybe the occasional ...


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Websites like this one can be used to easily create the markup needed for okay-looking tables in markdown. This will take care of the tediousness of writing it out yourself, at least, and it can be used in conjunction with option #2 from Robotnik's answer. Using the example from that page, it will show up like this after adding <pre> tags: | Tables ...


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