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From Google Help about Special Search: If you prefer to see a particular set of results without a particular file type included (for example, PDF), simply type “-filetype:pdf” within the search box along with your search term(s). Actually, the correct syntax is – without the dash: filetype:pdf
I think a better method is to use the 'nowiki' tag. This is generic and does not rely on knowing character codes, plus your text is more readable. <nowiki>*</nowiki> will display as an asterisk at the start of the sentence. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Now you can display any special characters you like!
I asked email@example.com; this is their reply: We use Pygments (http://pygments.org/) to do syntax highlighting and determine which lexer to use based on each file's extension. So unfortunately, it doesn't look like there's a way to get C++ highlighting without renaming the files from *.c -> *.cpp and *.h -> *.hpp. You can do this without losing ...
I fetched my twitter profile with the Twitter API. Here is how it looks - ... "screen_name":"iAmBibhas","location":"Bangalore, India","description":"Hungry and lazy developer.\r\nCurrently building @lxidd. ","url":"http:\/\/bibhas.in", ... As you can see, there is \r\n just before Currently building @lxidd. That means the line breaks are being saved in ...
GitHub's language detection is done by the Linguist module, which is conveniently open source. It relies primarily on the file extension to detect the language, although it can be a bit clever to detect ambiguous files (such as .h files). As you can see from the configuration file, .c is firmly defined as a C file. Given the number of files that have to be ...
Solution: Put an equal number of non-breaking spaces around your first line. What to type: Demo: @maxMRE How to type a non-breaking space: Ubuntu: Shift+AltGr+[space] on a french (variant) keymap. Anything else: Your mileage may vary, you have plenty of answers a few keystrokes away. Copy-pasting non breaking spaces directly in the twitter textarea ...
You enter it as ∗ or as *, which will be displayed as ∗ and *, respectively, in HTML. Here is a test: Here is displayed as a bullet list. ∗ Here is displayer as an asterisk operator (Math Asterisk). * Here is displayed as an asterisk. And your example: ∗Hello world, this sentence is not in an unordered list. or ...
Dashes are valid in e-mail addresses. It is very, very unlikely that it's the cause of your problems.
This link has a few of the ones you mentioned and some you didn't Reference Guide - Google Spreadsheets API - Google Code some of the page is irrelevant to the question.
For files with a Shebang, the Shebang is considered when determining the language but seems to be evenly weighted against other tokens. This seems to be a big error because the Shebang should definitively define the language of the file. This can cause issues with highlighting. As a workaround you can add dummy tokens in the form of a comment to "tip the ...
Just spent about 15 minutes trying every method listed. Finally got it to work by using nbsp;. Example below: .Thinker. Planner. Organizer. CEO @weBounty You're limited to how many you ...
This is no longer possible except for certain areas in the Pages API because of spam abuse. See "Mentioning Friends or Pages" https://developers.facebook.com/docs/sharing/opengraph/using-actions#mentions for more info
Use   to pad out your bio to force it to a new line.
I used fillers (- - - hyphens and spaces - - -) it seemed to work for me well enough as a hack https://twitter.com/tomstafford
Here is a list of different brushes that you can add to the script to support several other languages, among which are batch files (bat, cmd, batch): http://www.undermyhat.org/blog/2009/09/list-of-brushes-syntaxhighligher/
Please read the following: http://ramblings.mcpher.com/Home/excelquirks/gaspublish. Bruce McPherson created a way to integrate Google Prettify into Google Apps Script (GAS) allowing code to be prettified using an iFrame. The code can be collected from many places, like Github, within GAS, ScriptDb. You're already familiar with the usage of a public ...
The special characters are encoded using URL encoding. If you have to use special characters in the URL, you will need to encode them. You can use a web app such as this for doing the same.
If you use windows live writer for your blog then there is a plugin available. More info http://lvildosola.blogspot.com/2007/02/code-snippet-plugin-for-windows-live.html If you don't you could add the additional style sheet to your site and just use the plugin for formatting before pasting into a post (just use wlw :P)
I regularly post to mailing lists that have dashes in the name and have never had a problem. I've used both IE8 and Firefox.
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