How to format text messages?

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You can use text formatting for clarity and highlight a special part of the conversation.

Formatting your messages is a simple way to add detail. You can mark your text in 4 special ways. These are the following: bold, italic, strikethrough, and code.

Bold

To make your text bold, simply put an asterisk in between the text you need to highlight (*). Here’s an example.

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Here’s how it would look like when you send the message.

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Italic

To make your text italic, put an underscore before and after the text (_).

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Here’s how it would look like when sent.

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Strikethrough

Strikethrough means that your text will have a line all throughout. You need to put a tilde in between the text (~) to put a strikethrough.

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This is what a strikethrough text looks like.

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Inline code

To put an inline code, you need to use a grave symbol or a backtick symbol surrounding your text.

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Here’s how it would look like when you do that.

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Those are the 4 special ways you can do to format your text.

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