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Why doesn't formatting work in comments (for me)?

You're doing nothing wrong; comments only support a very specific subset of Markdown formatting and this is by design. Which commands are supported is revealed when you click the 'help' link when ...
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How can I add a vertical bar | to a table on the site?

You need to escape the pipe with a backslash -> \|. Text Symbol Vertical bar | There is a help function in the editor menu at right (the question mark) which will lead you to the way tables are ...
nohillside's user avatar
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Why does the list not properly render in a quotation?

Fixed :-) The rendering is a bit picky regarding the placing of . and space characters in quoted lists. See the edit for the specific change required (well, actually, I only changed one character at ...
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How to format my post to reveal some text on clicking?

You're right, and it's right there in the Markdown help: Spoilers To hide a certain piece of text and have it only be visible when a user clicks it, use the blockquote syntax with an additional ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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How to underline text in a question or answer?

Underline is used for hyperlinks. It is not possible to add underline formatting to other text. If you want to emphasis something, use bold or italics.
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Table not formatting properly

I fixed it by adding an empty line after the table, but it looks like a bug nevertheless.
nohillside's user avatar
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how to edit such long code/error blocks?

As the question is off-topic anyway there is no need to even try to format it correctly :-) But if it would have been on-topic I would expect the code part to be pre-formatted with line breaks and ...
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