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Italics in question titles: $math$ or *asterisks*?

I noticed when editing Is there any *mathematical* basis for the Bayesian vs frequentist debate? that entering italicized text in the title field is problematic. The markup ...
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Is there a place where I can ask “how do I …” for formatting questions

I am often asking myself "how do I do ..." with formatting, but what I am trying to do is (afaict) not in the formatting help. Where do I go with questions that are formatting related and not stats ...
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Table formatting: best practices regarding code sample format

Often, when editing other people's answers and questions, we have to deal with non-formatted tables, as people justifiably don't know how to type those in the text boxes and keep the table formatting. ...
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Is it wrong to edit badly formatted questions? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if it's OK to edit questions that do not format or punctuate text well.
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Formatting problem

Sometimes formatting symbols are not recognized immediately after a TeX expression, as in the fourth paragraph here. (This is not the only instance I have encountered. A work-around is to put a ...
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Formatting problem

For some reason, this question is ignoring all paragraph breaks and formatting for the last 40% of the question. It looks ok in preview, but not after saving.
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What should the guide be for editing questions, answers, and responses? [duplicate]

I originally posted these as answers to the recent question on style guides for questions but realized it was addressing a separate issue. So what rules should we follow for editing other individuals ...