How to format inline code in HipChat?

Is there any way to do inline code in HipChat? I know \code gives you a whole block (similar to triple back ticks in some applications) but what about a sentence? This is supported in Slack as well as Markdown. Basically, this:

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Currently, the chat display doesn't support inline code formatting. Adding some markdown support (including inline formatting) is definitely something we hope to add. You can vote/watch on the feature suggestion at That way you'll get updates on any research we hope to do and any progress or updates we make.

That's a bold omission.

And still we wait, a year later. This would greatly facilitate conversations with my co-developers. 

still waiting ..

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