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Formatting Footnotes

Please excuse my ignorance, but I was wondering if anyone can tell me how to format a footnote when writing an answer or question (Please find an example here). I am aware how to do a dividing line at ...
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RTL support on MY

The Stack Exchange network is gradually planning on moving to CommonMark. AFAICT CommonMark doesn't support any form of explicit RTL direction. What is the current state of RTL on MY? How will SE's ...
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Uncapitalizing a quoted text

If you are a regular reader of Mi Yodeya you may have noticed that I often cite the Soncino translation of the Talmud in my answers (and questions for that matter). One distinctive feature of the ...
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Should we adopt the Hebrew calendar?

Since this has not been suggested before, I'd like to know the position of the community on the little badges that indicate when a post was submitted or edited (e.g. "edited Aug 1 '12 at 23:39"). ...
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Maintaining Hebrew word order when copying from SE to MS Word

When I was typesetting Hagada - Mi Yodeya, I discovered that, at least in most cases, when I copied text from posts here on Mi Yodeya Meta into MS Word, my typesetting tool of choice, the order of ...
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How do I enter an RTL answer? [duplicate]

How do I tell the website that my text should be formatted RTL? I tried wrapping the answer in <DIV dir=rtl> but that got rid of all formatting in the answer - and didn't fix the problem. It's ...
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formatting controls are missing for posts

In both Firefox 3.6 and IE 7 (yeah, I know -- corporate IT restrictions) on Windows XP, I am no longer seeing the buttons for formatting, link, etc above the textbox where you type posts. In Firefox ...
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