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The help for comments reads:

Comments use mini-Markdown formatting: [link](http://example.com) _italic_ **bold** `code`. The post author will always be notified of your comment.

But (in my browser and the one's I've tested) there's a line break after

[link]

and before

(http://example.com)

which makes it a little unclear that there should be no spaces/etc between them and that the two bits of code are related.

Can this be tidied up?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Good catch! Looks the same to me in FF. Might depend on screen resolution though. \$\endgroup\$ – C. Ross Mar 18 '13 at 12:48
  • \$\begingroup\$ @C.Ross It's resolution-independent; the help box has a set with of 434px. \$\endgroup\$ – doppelgreener Mar 18 '13 at 21:30
  • \$\begingroup\$ @JonathanHobbs Which makes actually it makes it dependent on a combination of resolution and text size. I don't see this bug right now because my text size is usually modified (due to the particular resolution and physical size of my laptop monitor). \$\endgroup\$ – SevenSidedDie Mar 19 '13 at 18:38
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    \$\begingroup\$ Hm. It seems like the most reasonable course of action would be to just start the formatting tips after the colon on a whole new line. Then the link syntax should be okay on most any resolution, and all the other ones don't risk a linebreak in the middle anyway. \$\endgroup\$ – Grace Note Mar 20 '13 at 13:12

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