We've built our text editor to support a variety of markdown shortcuts.  Those shortcuts help to format text while typing, keeping you from going back-and-forth between your keyboard and mouse.

For example, typing "# Introduction" would start the line as an H1 header as you type the word Introduction.  

We support both block and inline shortcuts.  The markdown shortcuts we currently support are:

Block-

Header one (# ...)
Header two (## ...)
Header three (## ...)
Numbered lists (1. ...)
Unordered lists (- ...) or (* ...)`
Regular code block (``` ...)

Inline-

Inline code block (`... ')
Bold text (**...**) or (__...__)
Italic text (*...*) or (_..._)

Here's a couple of quick gifs showing what typing using markdown shortcuts looks like:

Here's how you type out headers and unordered lists-

Here's how you use markdown shortcuts to add a code block-

Questions about using markdown shortcuts?  Use our chat widget to drop us a line!

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