Inspired by this question, I would like to find a comprehensive list of formatting elements recommended for use when asking and answering here.
In fact, I would like to have two lists:
- For each meaning, what formatting to use;
- When reading someone's formatting, to comprehend what the author wanted to say;
What formatting to use:
- A discussed word in a context: "You should use knight, not night in this sentence"
- A quotation from a dictionary;
- A dialog or a large text sample;
- Lists — numbered or bulleted? Is nesting allowed?
- A quotation from an original question;
How to understand if the post contains:
- Quotation marks;
Also, are there any special rules for formatting question titles?
Also, should I use special signs like → (