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What formatting can I use in my comments?

You can easily style your comments with some basic formatting options. Below, we'll walk you through these options.

Instead of having to manually add markdown syntax to format the text of your comments, you can simply use Insticator's formatting shortcuts within the text input box when commenting:

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Bold Text:

1. To make your text appear in bold, highlight the word or words you wish to format, and then click on the "Bold" formatting option displayed in the formatting menu:

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2. You will now be able to see your newly formatted text:

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Italics:

1. To italicize text when creating a comment, highlight the word or words you wish to format, and then click on the "Italic" option in the formatting menu:

italic-formatting-selected 2. You will now be able to see your newly formatted text styled in italics:

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Creating a Bulleted List:

1. To create a bulleted list within your comments, simply highlight the text you wish to format:

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2. Next, click on the "Bulleted List" option in the formatting menu:

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3. You will now be able to see your newly formatted text appear as a bulleted list:

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Creating a Numbered List:

1. To create a numbered list, within your comments, simply highlight the text you wish to format, and click on the "Numbered List" option from the formatting menu:

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2. You will now be able to see your newly formatted text appear as a numbered list:numbered-list-created

Quoted Text:

1. To quote text within your comment or reply, simply highlight the text you wish to format:

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2. Next, select the "Quote Text" option from the formatting menu:

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3. You will now see the selected text appear as a quote within your comment:

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Changing the Size of Your Text:

1. In order to change the size of text in your comments, simply highlight the words or words you wish to format, and then select the "Text Size" option from the formatting menu:

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2. You can select from three default text sizes - Small, Normal or Large:

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3. You will be able to see your newly formatted text appear in its new size:

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Using Emoji:

1. In addition to basic text formatting, you can also jazz up your comments with emoji characters. In order to add emoji to your comment, simply click on the emoji icon on the right-hand side of the formatting menu to launch a drop-down of emoji to choose from:

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2. Once you click on any character, you will be able to see your selected emoji appear in the text box:

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