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Why are underscores not showing up in postings?

asked 2016-10-07 16:11:38 -0500

quang777's avatar

On our Askbot site, I need to make a comment about a variable with underscores in the name. However, when I post the message, the underscores result in the word being italic. How do you "escape" or prevent characters from being interpreted?

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answered 2016-11-07 23:02:51 -0500

130s's avatar

I confirm that this issue:

Presumably upgrating the version is one way to resolve the issue.

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answered 2016-10-24 04:58:47 -0500

sqn9's avatar

It is interpreted as markdown command. You can escape it with \

Like this: \_a\_ --> _a_

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answered 2016-10-26 04:57:28 -0500

gopalraha's avatar

Due to some security features the underscore my be blocked to secure the askbot.

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