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Text Formatting with Markdown

Markdown syntax is a way to style text on the web. Markdown allows you to format words as bold or italic, and creating lists.Mostly, Markdown is just regular text with a few non-alphabetic characters thrown in, like # or *.


*This text will be bold*
_This will be italic_ 
+This will be underscored+



* Item 1 
* Item 2  
* Item 3


1. Item 1
2. Item 2
3. Item 3


Blockquotes can start with a single or triple greater symbol:

Albert Einstein:
>>> I would teach peace rather than war.
>>> I would inculcate love rather than hate.


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Backslash Escapes

Markdown allows you to use backslash escapes to generate literal characters which would otherwise have special meaning in Markdown’s formatting syntax. If you want to display “+++ breaking news +++” you can write:

\+\+\+ breaking news \+\+\+

Markdown provides backslash escapes for the following characters:

\ backslash

* asterisk

+ plus – minus

` tick

_ underscore

# hash mark

{} curly braces

[] square brackets

( ) parentheses