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When and how should I write two answers?

In short, don't sweat it. I have used both methods. Sometimes I choose which is most appropriate based on the particular wording of the question, so in this instance is says "What's the fastest way",...
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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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More convenient way to make code blocks

There's no other way to create block code formatting other than to prepend each line with four spaces. The easiest way to do this is to highlight all the lines, then press command-K. There are ...
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How do you insert keyboard characters into questions/responses?

Wrap your characters as follows: <kbd>Esc</kbd> = Esc To type the characters themselves in the first place depends upon the OS you are using. Android and iOS have different keyboards and ...
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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 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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