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How do you format code in a question comment?

lukejadamec
Super Champion

I'm seeing folks do it, but I don't see a format button.
If you're working in a Splunk Answers comment field, how do you format text as code?

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gkanapathy
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

You can simply indent it 4 spaces. You can also enclose it in in backquotes, or you can use the <pre></pre> tags. Help for Markdown is here: http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax

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altink
Builder

 didn't work for me

gkanapathy
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

You can simply indent it 4 spaces. You can also enclose it in in backquotes, or you can use the <pre></pre> tags. Help for Markdown is here: http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax

lukejadamec
Super Champion

Thanks for the document link. It is good reading, but it is not much help unless I'm looking for a new profession.

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lukejadamec
Super Champion

Pooks then?
*%^#!&)*^!!!
mmm
Hoot!

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lukejadamec
Super Champion

4 spaces?
%^#!)^!!!
rrr them
*%^#!)*^!!!
stars.

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pradeepkumarg
Influencer

embed your code between pre tags < pre > < /pre >

Remove the space inside the tag when you use it.

shartwell
Explorer

Testing 123

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shartwell
Explorer

Testing 123

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shartwell
Explorer
Testing 123
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cblanton
Communicator
Testing 123
 code 
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lukejadamec
Super Champion

Thanks, it

%^#!)^

worked!
Except for the *'s, what is up with that? I still have to escape them
*%^#!)*^!!!

stars!

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rbechtold
Communicator

test

 | rex field=raw max_match=0 "\s?(?P[A-Za-z-\]+=[^\s]+)" 

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lukejadamec
Super Champion
index=saywhat? sourcetype=I\sneed\sto\suse\s.*&%&%\sxml?
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govindsinghrawa
Path Finder

let me try

hello world
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govindsinghrawa
Path Finder

Eureka!!!!

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