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This page describes the formatting options while [[comment]]ing on LessWrong.
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This page describes some of the formatting options while [[comment]]ing on LessWrong. For a complete description, see [http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax Markdown's syntax].
  
(For the Wiki formatting rules, see [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Help:Formatting at MediaWiki].  For posting top-level articles on the blog, see [http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax Markdown's syntax].)
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(For the Wiki formatting rules, see [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Help:Formatting at MediaWiki] and [[Help:Style_Guide#Formatting]].)
  
== Basic ==
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==Basic==
* <nowiki>*italics*</nowiki> gives ''italics''
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*<nowiki>*italics*</nowiki> gives ''italics''
* <nowiki>**bold**</nowiki> gives '''bold'''
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*<nowiki>**bold**</nowiki> gives '''bold'''
* <nowiki>[LessWrong](http://www.lesswrong.com)</nowiki> gives [http://www.lesswrong.com LessWrong]
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*<nowiki>[LessWrong](http://www.lesswrong.com)</nowiki> gives [http://www.lesswrong.com LessWrong]
  
 
Lists are as such:
 
Lists are as such:

Revision as of 17:51, 5 June 2009

This page describes some of the formatting options while commenting on LessWrong. For a complete description, see Markdown's syntax.

(For the Wiki formatting rules, see Help:Formatting at MediaWiki and Help:Style_Guide#Formatting.)

Basic

  • *italics* gives italics
  • **bold** gives bold
  • [LessWrong](http://www.lesswrong.com) gives LessWrong

Lists are as such:

* item 1
* item 2
* item 3	

Quoted text is prefaced with an '>':

> quoted text