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Markdown

Markdown (Wikipedia) is a human readable markup language

Enable Markdown

Navigate to ☰ > Settings > Look and feel and toggle on Edit screen options > Markdown

You may also want to toggle on Task list options > Show full description

Behavior

  • Task list: Markdown will be rendered in the title and description. Links will be clickable
  • Edit screen: Markdown syntax in the title and description will be highlighted
  • Widgets & notifications: Due to technical limitations only strikethrough is supported. Other features will be rendered as plain text with Markdown syntax removed. Links cannot be clicked

Supported features

Emphasis

*italic* or _italic_ -> italic

**bold** or __bold__ -> bold

Typography

~~strikethrough~~ -> strikethrough

[Link](https://tasks.org) -> Link

Ordered list

1. Item 1
2. Item 2
1. Sub item
  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
    1. Sub item

Unordered list

- Item 1
- Item 2
- Sub item
  • Item 1
  • Item 2
    • Sub item

Blockquotes

> This is a blockquote
>> with nesting

This is a blockquote

with nesting

Tasks

- [ ] Task
- [ ] Subtask
- [x] Completed task
  • Task
    • Subtask
  • Completed task

Thematic break

***


Headings

# h1

h1

## h2

h2

### h3

h3

#### h4

h4

##### h5

h5

###### h6

h6

Tables

| Column 1 | Column 2
| --- | ---
| 1A | 1B
| 2A | 2B
Column 1Column 2
1A1B
2A2B

Code

Example `inline` code -> Example inline code

    ```
Example code block
```
Example code block