Some text is invisible in the How to Format help block because of a bad combination of text and background color:

That's meant to read

► backtick escapes `like _so_`

but the backquoted portion is nearly invisible (white text on light gray background).

How to reproduce the bug:

  1. Go to the Ask Question page.
  2. Click in the body textarea. The box with the invisible text should appear.

1 Answer 1


This design issue has been fixed in the How to Format section.

Currently the text is visible correctly:

► backtick escapes `like _so_`

Screenshot for reference:

How to Format

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .