suggest explicitly saying "</>"
You mean this? :
Let's give it a go:
Some code here
Edit: Nope. That didn't work.
between pairs of 3 back ticks (`) :
my formatted code
On the old forum software, I used to be able to use nobbc tags to allow tag demonstration.
I don't think I can be bothered to figure out how to do it with the new software.
sorry using the "</>" icon
Here it is
```` ``` // your code here ``` ````
``` // your code here ```
Reference: Extended Syntax | Markdown Guide
It's really obvious, when you think about it.
````` ```` ``` Here goes nothing ``` ```` `````
i'm sure all the members of this forum know how to do it
i'm trying to point out that many time members tell newbies to use "code tags". i doubt those newbies know what a code tag is and i posted a link to a google search for code tag.
i am suggesting being very explicit in telling newbies how to post code.
i've tried telling newbies to use </>. i now see i need to say click the </> icon
The HIDDEN trick is for newbies to read the forum intro & guides, but seeing how many can’t spell, I suspect many can’t read either.
Th 4um gides hv tuns of stuff 2 help nucomers.
-dudes, u gotta learn b4 u can teech.