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Why does the horizontal scrolling exist?



Because

    pre { overflow: auto; padding: 2px; max-width:600px; }
If you want to override it, you can use a user stylesheet, userscript or the like.


I meant more like - is it intended to be there? I don't see any benefit from having it.


It prevents someone from breaking the site's layout with super-wide lines of preformatted text.




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