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Can we have a "show post source" button?
Often I see a post which uses a formatting that I'd like to learn or to directly "steal". To see how it is done I'm forced to click the
edit button, which is prone to mistakes and really doesn't seem "right" to my programmer's OCD POV.
This is something that has bothered my greatly also Somewhere Else, but there this is accepted practice.
Instead, I'd like to have a button somewhere that allows me to open a read-only view of the post source, from where I could copy anything I want but without the risk of messing something up.
Is this doable and without too much hassle for the devs?
I well realize that adding a button beside the more frequently used ones like
flag can add clutter, so I'd suggest to add a "kitchen sink" button (with three dots or something like that) that opens a menu with less used functions. This could be also really useful in the future if some other new facility needs a less prominent place.
BTW, even now some more dangerous options, like
delete could already be moved to the "kitchen sink" reducing some clutter.