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_ Italicize words for emphasis.

Strikethrough

~strike~ Strikethrough text to track changes.

Bullet

- Bullet words or sentences to create an unordered list.

Numbered

1. Number words or sentences to create an ordered list.

Checkbox

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

Block Quote

> Use to directly quote text.

Type > followed by a space to start the quote. Pressing return three times end formatting.

Inline Code

`code` Use to indicate code snippets in regular text.

Code Block

``` Use to maintain code spacing. It will also attempt to highlight the code syntax.

Type ``` followed by a space to start the code block. Pressing return three times to end formatting.

Divider

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

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