Formatting on Slack

How to do formatting on your Slack messages to improve their readability

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Formatting on Slack is pretty straight forward, so here we go.

Bold text

Whatever text you would like to see bold, just pop some * on either side.

This is *my bold text.*

Results in:

This is my bold text.

Italicised text

Whatever text you would like to see italicised, just pop some _ on either side.

This is _my italicised text._

Results in:

This is my italicised text.

Inline code

To have some inline code, just pop a ` on either side.

This is `my inline code.`

Results in:

This is my inline code.

Code blocks

To make a code block, pop three ` on either side of your code.

```
def code_block
  puts "Yay! Code block!"
end
```

Results in:

def code_block
  puts "Yay! Code block!"
end

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