Although it is often somewhat hidden, most text editors, except for the most basic ones, have a column mode (also known as block mode or visual mode) – to work on rectangular selections of text (including a width of zero). …

Keyboard-only use of block/column mode in different text editors (Geany, Visual Studio, UltraEdit, Notepad++, Visual Studio Code, and Vim) Read more »

One would expect Markdown to be supported on the Stack Overflow official blog, but it is not. It is a WordPress-based blog and there aren’t any comment plugins in use. Also, comments get lost if JavaScript is not allowed from …

Formatting WordPress comments, e.g. on the Stack Overflow official blog Read more »

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