WordPress <code> and escape characters

I had to edit my last post over 10 times to get it right.

Within <code> you need to insert non-breaking spaces (&nbsp;) for spaces. WordPress will ignore actual spaces.

To escape a \ you can type &#92; instead. There may be other ways to escape this but \ did not work.

Also, to type &#92; you need to separate the & and the #92; into two <code> segments, so they don’t merge together (but still display properly). So something like this:
<code>&</code><code>#92;</code>

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