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How do I get backslashes to appear properly in my SQL Anywhere Forum question or answer?
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One thing that I had to get used to when using markdown (the text format language used by SQL Anywhere Forum) is backslashes. If I type c:\temp in the body of a question or answer, it appears as c:temp. In order to get backslashes to display properly, you can:
answered 03 Mar '11, 14:09
What's about formatting *words_with_underscores* (also in bold: words_with_underscores)? Do they need to get masked with a backslash as in SQLA? - Obviously not.
Note: The preview does show the following as bold/italic/bold (what lead to my observation) but the real display is o.k.
Something to be improved?
(Note: In SQLA, the display is different: Underscores within italics prevent the rendering as italics.)
answered 03 Mar '11, 14:20