Markdown shortcuts

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Format text without leaving the keyboard with markdown shortcuts. 

What you'll need

Enable markdown shortcuts

To enable markdown shortcuts: 

  1. Click your avatar in the lower-left corner.

  2. Click My Settings.

  3. Scroll down and enable the Markdown toggle.

  4. Click Save changes.

Shortcuts

The following markdown shortcuts are available:

Type

Shortcut

Bold

*bold* - Bold important words or bring attention to a change.

Italic

_italic_ - Directly quote literature or indicate sarcastic or funny comments.

 

Strikethrough

~strike~ - Strikethrough text to track changes in the future.

Bullet

- - Bullet words or sentences to create a clear, unordered list.

Numbered

1. - Number words or sentences to create a clear, ordered list.

Checkbox

[] - Create a list of items that need to be completed.

Block Quote

> - Use block quotes to directly quote text.

Note: With this option, type > followed by a space to start the quote. Pressing return three times will exit you from the quote formatting.

Inline Code

`code` - Use inline code to emphasize, clear formatting, or signify an absolute button, setting, or object.

Code Block

``` - Use code blocks to retain the integrity and spacing of code that you want to put into the description of a task. It will also automatically attempt to highlight the code syntax.

 

Note: With this option, type ``` followed by a space to start the code block. Pressing return three times will exit you from the code block.

Divider

--- - Use a divider to differentiate between different topics or categories.

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