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Python Python Collections (Retired) Dungeon Game Building the Game: Part 1

How to post my code in a question?

Hello, I would like to post my code in a question for this video, but I can't find any option for it, how can I?

1 Answer

Daniel Gauthier
Daniel Gauthier
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Hey Wilfredo,

Although they don't give you the handy link to the Markdown Cheatsheet when asking a question from a video, here are the two main methods to share your code when posting on the forums. (They work when asking a question directly from videos as well)

How to Post Code on the Forums

There are two ways to share your code on the forums here, excluding using external tools from outside of Treehouse.

Method One

The first method is to use a series of three ` (backticks, located at the top left of the keyboard) without any spaces on one line, paste all of your code starting on the second line, then closing the code block with a second series of three backticks. Take a peek at the link for the "Markdown Cheatsheet" located above the "Post Answer" button anytime you're about to post a comment or answer. Using this method, the code will look like this, if you replace the apostrophes with backticks:

(code here)

Method 2

The second method is a little more convoluted, but it lets us look at your entire project and make our own copy to try fixing issues. I'll order the steps since it can be a little confusing the first time around:

  1. Open the workspace you're having trouble with.

  2. On the menu bar located to the left of the "Preview Workspace" button is the "Snapshot Workspace" (camera icon), click that.

  3. A popout will appear with another button that says "Take Snapshot", click that.

  4. It should create a new snapshot, which will appear beneath the "Take Snapshot" button in the popout. Click the snapshot you want to share.

  5. The snapshot should open a new browser tab. Highlight the url in the snapshot's browser tab (it should look like this: https://w.trhou.se/ducj79b1i0 ).

  6. Create your forum post and paste the snapshot's url into the post. Other Treehouse users will be able to open the snapshot, then 'fork' a new copy to check out.

Keep in mind that you can only ever have five snapshots, but you can delete them by hovering over the snapshot located below the "Take Snapshot" button in the popout and click the trash bin icon.

Good luck!