Discord is a freeware application that was initially created for the video gaming enthusiasts for communication using chat, video and audio communication. It's a cross-platform feature and run on any operating system: Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and across several web browsers.
In this guide, we shall examine how to format text in Discord, This includes how to make your text appear Bold, Italicized, underlined and colored among many others. Without much further ado, let's jump in.
1) How to make text appear bold
To make your text appear bold in Discord, enclose it between double asterisk i.e. ** bold text**
Hey guys! **Welcome aboard**
After you hit 'ENTER' to send the message, the text will appear in bold as shown in the output below
2) How to make text appear in italics
To Italicize text in discord, enclose the text in single asterisk i.e * Italicized word*
We have plenty of ncie bitings like *les gateuax, les bananes les croissants*
After pressing 'ENTER' the message will appear italicized as shown below
3) How to underline text
To underline text, enclose the text between double underscore marks i.e __ bold text __
And get enough sleep for tomorrow's __Koroga Festival__
Hit ENTER and the text between the double underscore marks will be underlined
4) How to strikethrough text
To strikethrough text, enclose text within double tilde marks (~~) i.e. ~~text~~
It's gonna be a delightful event to --behold--
When you hit ENTER, your text will be struck through as shown below
Format Text in Discord using a combination of techniques
So far, we have covered how you can make your text appear bold, italicized, underlined and how you can place a strikethrough. In this section, we shall see how you can format text using a combination of these techniques, for example, you can have a combination of bold and underlined text, bold and italicized and so on.
Let's dive deeper and see how you can achieve this.
1) How to make text appear bold and Italicized
To make your text have a combination of bold and Italics, use the triple asterisk marks as shown
*** text ***
Afterwards , we will have some fun games like ***poker , blacjack , and shooting pool.***
Hit ENTER and see your text transform into bold and italicized!
2) How to make text appear bold and underlined
You can also have a combination of bold text which is underlined. To achieve this, enclose your text between double underscore and double asterisk characters i.e __**bold and underlined text**__
When you hit ENTER, you will get your text in bold and underlined format.
3) How to make text bold, underlined & Italicized
It is still possible to have a combination of all the three formatting techniques: bold, underlined and text with a strikethrough. To achieve this enclose text using a double underscore, and triple asterisks. ie.
__*** bold underlined and italicized text ***__
Hit Enter and behold the magic!
Formatting Text using Color
Now here is the fun section, colorizing your text! In addition to the basic text formatting techniques, you can add some spice by adding color to your text.
Let's explore a few examples
1) Color your text red
To add red color to your text, use the triple backtick (```) with diff attribute & hyphen (-) as shown
```diff - Text to be colored red ```
Hit ENTER and your text will change to Red color
2) Color your text
To color your text , use the brackets [ ] to enclose the text alongside the attribute css as shown
```css [ Some Text ] ``` Hit ENTER, and here will be your result.
3) Color your text
To make your text color , use the triple backtick (```) with fix attribute as shown below i.e
```fix Some text example ```
After hitting ENTER, your text will appear as follows
4) Color your text dark green
To color your text dark green, use the triple backtick (```) with json attribute as shown below i.e
```json "Some dark gren text" ```
Hit the ENTER button and see your text transform into a dark green color.
5) Color your text Blue
If Blue happens to be your favorite color and you itch using it in your text in discord, use the triple backtick (```) with the ini attribute as shown below i.e
```ini [Some BLue text] ```
Hit Enter and here are the results.
We have come to the conclusion of this topic, the ball now is in your court. Give it a try and send us some feedback. In this tutorial, you learned how to format text in Discord.
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