How to format and preview new forum posts?


#1

How can we quote blocks of code in this forum? I tried to put a snippet of a configuration file into a post and it came out all wrong. Even worse, there does not seem to be a way to ‘preview’ a post before submitting. The toolbar has icons for bold, link, emoji, etc. but I assume there are more text formatting options. How can I learn about them?


#2

I think it’s Markdown and there’s an auto-preview to the right of the editor box. Have you JavaScript enabled?

Code blocks are indented by four leading spaces like this

#3

Just highlight the desired text with your mouse before clicking the Reply button.


#4

Markdown! Okay now it makes sense. My # resulted in a big , bold Header1-like font (that should have been a clue) :slight_smile:

The real time preview works as well, I just could not see the panel on the right side because it was overlaid with a yellow box containing a welcome message.