Questions tagged [formatting]
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Notating 尾高型 pitch pattern in isolation
A classic example word-set for pitch-accent is 端/箸/橋. With number notation or downstep notation we can distinguish all three: 端: はし⓪ or はし 箸: はし① or はꜜし 橋: はし② or はしꜜ However with the (otherwise ...
Could we add formatting to closed threads?
I would love it if the JSE would apply special formatting to closed threads. Threads that belong to tags that I'm watching get a yellow hightlight. I can immediately identify these in the list. ...
Let's not use inline code spans
I've noticed an uptick in the use of the inline code span (produced by encompassing the text with ` text `) on our site, mostly for emphasis. But that is not one of its designed purposes. Nor is that ...
What exactly is the character that did wonders with this post?
In a previous question I used the "#" header for the first time to create a tabbed post. But as soon as I posted it to the site I noticed that the block quotes encroached upon the tabs, and ...
Tools for diagramming sentences and generating images or markdown?
I've often wanted to diagram Japanese sentences to better illustrate how the different parts fit together. With our current markdown setup, this is difficult at best. I dimly recall having seen posts ...
How can one input 圏点 (emphasis marks)?
I understand that 圏点【けんてん】 are not very often used in Japanese writing as much as italics are used in English, but how do you add 圏点【けんてん】 using an English keyboard?
"Preformatted text" and Japanese
This has come up before (Preformatted text in Japanese doesn't line up properly), but at the moment, the preformatted text again doesn't line up properly for me. What's worse is that even usual ...
Formatting Sandbox – Please test stuff here
Other sites have formatting sandboxes, so I figured, why not here? After all, we've got lots of our own special markup. If you need to try out any of the markup or formatting options on Japanese.SE ...
An unofficial style guide to our tag wikis
I've been updating tag excerpts with Japanese translations. The format of our tag wikis is inconsitent, so I'd like to record what format I've followed for the tag wikis I've edited, in case anyone ...
How to format citations from Japanese texts (author, title, &c.)
I'll post a few suggestions so that you can vote. Feel free to add your own suggestion. I've been thinking it would be nice to have establish some guideline how we should format quotations from ...
Preformatted text in Japanese doesn't line up properly
Stack Exchange doesn't support the table tag, so if we want to present tabular data, we're supposed to do it using pre-formatted text. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work too well with Japanese; ...
How should I format my questions on Japanese Language SE?
Japanese Language Stack Exchange has a few features and conventions to help everyone with understanding each other's questions and answers. If you find them useful, please feel free to use: Furigana ...
Should we have a standard notation for example sentences?
Many texts and internet resources use certain symbols to prefix correct, sometimes correct, questionable, and incorrect examples: ○ (U+25CB): correct (converts with まる in Windows IME) △ (U+25B3): ...