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Discord Text Formatting Tips & Tricks You Have Never Seen.

Discord Text Formatting it has been the most asked tutorial by most of the Discord users. Why???. Because Discord does not has a separate tool for text formatting. You have to use some characters to bold, italics, Underline, Color, and strikethrough. Still, There are many formatting Options in Discord which you can get to know in the Upcoming headings below.

When, I have joined Discord Channel for frist time and I saw the people are using lot’s of text formatting tricks. I have no idea How to do it? and started researching about the commands and tricks to use on discord. Got many tips and tricks on Discord.

Suddenly, Got there are many users like me who are searching for text formatting on discord. So, made up mind and planned to write a tutorial for all the user.

Let’s Check the Text Formatting commands one by one below.

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Discord Text Formatting – MarkDown

Discord Text Formatting
Ultimate Guide on Discord Text Formatting

Everyone knows that Discord Does not has any formatting tools in it. But still the discord user are using it while chatting.

How???.

Actually, they are using Markdown Markup language. I have heard only about Hyper Text Markup Language.

Now, What is that Markdown?

Markdown is a simple markup language that is user-friendly and simple to read and write.

No need of coding or experts to write this language. Just a text based language which is coded using symbol which you are using on daily basis on your keyboard.

So, it is easy to remember the symbol to use for text formatting in discord.

By using the Markdown language you can format the text like Bold, Italic, underline, Strikethrough, Escape, and much more.

To color text you have use Highlight.js coding.

Highlight.js for Color Formatting in Discord

Have you ever heard about Highlight.js???.

No, It is a simple syntax highlighter which probably works on the servers and browser for highlighting.

However, Discord does not have a complete version of highlight.js. Only a few options in it.

For example,

If you are typing ” Hi, buddy buy the Ball & Bat”.

You want highlight Ball in red Color and Bat in Green Color. It is not possible in the Discord.

So, You can use only one color for the whole text, or else you can make use of the Blocks to highlight it.

Blocks you can get to know how to make it in upcoming topics below.

Actually, it is lots of information for the discord user. Because they want the text Formatting Commands directly.

So, Let’s move on to the topic directly without any delay.

Basic Text Formatting in Discord

Enter the formatting section now, let’s learn some of the New tricks in here. Just follow the guide.

Actually, Simple text Formatting includes Bold, Italic, Underline, Strikethrough.

It is the most used text formatting styles in discord apart from the other formattings. But it still need the others for highlight some of the important points.

Let’s begin the Fun.


Discord Bold Text

First, going to check out how to Bold Text in Discord?

It is so simple to bold a text in discord. You have to do is to add ** before and after the text.

What?? That’s it.

ya, you won’t believe me. Let’s See it with an example.

Example – How To Bold Text in Discord

You want to type “ My favorite game is GTA” and bold the word GTA.

Then,

You have to type it as “ My favorite game is **GTA** “.

Check out the output of the result below.

Discord Text Formatting
How to bold text in Discord

Where to Find Symbol on Keyboard?

It is so simple to Insert the Symbol(*).

Press Shift Key along with Number 8.

Shift + 8 = *

You have to press double times to Bold a Text

Let’s Move on to the Next Discord Formatting – Italic.


Discord Italic text

Hope you are done with doing Bold and got a result. Now, let’s check out How to Italic text in Discord??.

For the Bold, you have used a double asterisk. Whereas to italic text in discord, you have to use a single asterisk * before and after the text.

Ya, It is same as Bolding a text. Just check it Out by the below example.

Example – How to Italic text in Discord?

Let’s go by the example wordings below

You want to type “ PUBG is an Amazing Game ” and Italic the word PUBG.

Then,

You have to type it as “ *PUBG* is an Amazing Game“.

Check out the output of the result below. Also, Check out by yourself. It will be working perfectly.

Discord Italic Text
How to Italic text in discord

Where to Find Symbol on Keyboard?

It is so simple to Insert the Symbol(*).

Press Shift Key along with Number 8.

Shift + 8 = *

You have to press Single time to Italic a Text.

Let’s Move on to the Next Text Formatting – Underline


Discord Underline Text

Underline a text in discord is so simple. All you have to do is add underscore(__) before and after the text.

Let’s Go by an Example.

Example – How to Underline text in Discord?

Let’s go by the example wordings below

You want to type “ Example to underline a text ” and Underline the word Underline.

Then,

You have to type it as “ Example to __underline__ a text“.

Check out the output of the result below.

Discord Underline Text
How to Underline text in discord

Where to Find Symbol on Keyboard?

If you had never used the Underscore. Don’t Worry.

Press Shift key along with ” – “ (Symbol will be next to Zero).

Shift + – = _

Hope that you got it.


Discord Strikethrough

Strikethrough is crossing out a word. It is also availble on the Markdown language and can be used in Discord.

To Strikethrough a text in discord, you have to use tilde Key ( ~ ) before and after the Text.

Example: How to Strikethrough Text in Discord?

If you are typing ” Example for Strikethrough text “. Now you want to strikethrough the word strikethrough.

Then, you have to type it as ” Example for ~~Strikethrough~~ text “.

That’s it. Now you will get the solution.

Discord Strikethrough
How to strikethrough in Discord

Where to Find the Tilde Key in Keyboard

Actually, it has been the most asked doubt. Where is it that tilde Key (~)?.

Tilde Key is before Number 1. or Below the Esc Key.

Shift + ~ = strikethrough

You have to use tilde key double-time to strikethrough a text.

So far, the basic formatting in discord has been over. Actually, the basic formatting is used by lots of user. Also, Combining the basic formatting for the text is also Possible. let’s see How to do it.


Combining Basic Text Formatting on Discord

Combining Basic formatting is possible in Discord. Actually, What they mean?. In fact, Combining means using two or three basic text formatting for a word.

For example, using Bold & italic for a word or using italic & underline for a word.

This means combining the Discord text formatting.

Combine Bold & Italic in Discord

To Bold and italic a text, you have to add the symbol used for doing it.

Like, Too Bold a text used Double asterisks ( **) and to italic, a text used single asterisks ( * ).

So to bold & Italic a text, you have to use three asterisks( *** ) before & after the text.

***Bold Italic Text***

Example Output shown below to Bold & italic a Text.

Discord Text Formatting
Bold and Italic

Combine Underline & Bold in Discord

So, Simple to underline and Bold a text.

You have to use both symbol you have used for underline & bold before and after the text.

Like, __**underline Bold**__

You can check out the Output of the example in screenshot below.

Discord text Formatting
Underline Bold

Combine Italic and Underline on discord

Like the other combining steps are same as for italic and underline.

Just add underscore ( __ ) and asterisks ( * ) before and after the text. Check it out below.

__* Italic Underline*__

Also, you can checkout screenshot of the Output given below.

Discord text Formatting
Underline Italic

Combine Bold, Italic, and Underline in Discord

Is it possible to do all three at a time. yes, it is possible.

You have to add all three symbols ( __***) before and after (***__) the text.

__*** Bold Italic underline***__

Check the output below.

Text formatting in Discord
Bold Italic Underline

How to Clear Formatting to Show Symbols along with text?

Some of the users wanted to use the symbol as an Emoji not for formatting. for them it will be very useful.

Actually, If you are typing text and want to show asterisks before and after a text to highlight it.

But,

It won’t show on your screen. Instead, it will italic your text. So, in order to avoid this issue you have to use some markdown.

To Escape text, you have to use a backslash ( \ ) in front of every symbol. ya, it is hard to use and wanted to know How to use it right???.

Just Check it out with an example.


How to Use Backslash to Cancel Markdown

However, If you wanted a text to show as below.

__***It is a remarkable one !***__

Text Formatting on Discord
Escape Text

Method 1: Type 1:

Let’s See How to write it to clear the markdown

\_\_\*\*\*It is a remarkable one !\*\*\*\_\_

You have to write it as given method to cancel markdown and you can check out the output below.

Discord Formatting Text

Method 2:

Actually, there is another way to cancel markdown. in that you have to add backslash only in the beginning.

\_\_\*\*\*It is a remarkable one !***__

Check the output for it below.

Format text in discord

Method 3: Type 2:

In case you are not using any underscore then, it is so easy a single backslash will do the job for you.

**It is a remarkable one !**

Then type as

\**It is a remarkable one !**

Check out the output for it below.

Basic text Formatting in Discord
Escape text

Where to find Backslash on the keyboard?

The backslash is used to cancel the markdown in the text. And allows us to show the symbol along with the text.

The Backslash is before Backspace.

\

Just press once to insert in your text. No need to use the shift key.


How to Spoiler Text in Discord

Discord has allowed the spoiler tag to block out the user who just the input the data.

You can use the symbol || to block out the User. you can find the key before the backspace. Use the Shift key to put the symbol.

|| Text to mark as spoiler|| tag

check out the output

How to Spoiler text in Discord
Spoiler text in Discord

Concluding Basic Discord Formatting

Keys to Remember

Asterisks *

Tilde key ~

Underscore _

Backslash \

Basic text Formatting is over and moving on the Advanced Text Formatting. Still, now you haven’t used any codes or languages to Bold, Italic, Underline a text. But, Advanced text Formatting requires some single line coding to execute the text.

Don’t worry. It is as simple as Basic Discord text Formatting.


Advanced Discord Text Formatting

What is so special in advanced Discord text Formatting???.

Have you noticed still we haven’t done the coloring section and creating blocks? We are going to see How to Color text in Discord and add Discord blocks.

Let’s See the How to color text in Discord.

How to Color text in Discord?

Actually, Color text in Discord is possible. But, You have to use some of the commands to color text.

It is hard to find commands to color text and still there are some limitation in colored text.

Like, you cannot use multiple color or different types of color. You can use only specific color in discord.

You will be thinking How the color works on Discord?. Actually, It works on the basis of Syntax Highlighting language.

Actually, Coloring a text has multiple methods like using Diff Syntax, Fiz Syntax, and CSS. For each color only some of this syntax works and we have mentioned it below.

Actually, coding is like basic formatting but only we have to know which syntax to use for this color.


RED Color Text in Discord?

To Color Text in Red, you can use Diff Syntax. let’s see the Syntax highlighting one by one below.

Diff Syntax Highlighting

To Make the text in Red Color, you have to use dash ( – ) before the line.

Check out, How to do it in the below example.

```diff
-Change text color to Red
```

Check out the output of the text below.

Color text in Discord
Format Red Color text in Discord

Where to Find the Keys on the Keyboard?

You can find the Dash ( – ) next to the number zero. Hope you have used to put Underscore.

For this, you have to press it without using the shift key.

Next, One is a grave accent ( ` ). you can find it before Number one or below ESC key.

Actually, you have used it for putting the tilde Key ( ~ ). For this, just press the key without shift.

`


Red Orange Color Text in Discord

To make you text Red orange in color, you have to use CSS Syntax highlighting.

For this, you have to use open and close Square Brackets ( [ ]). enter the text in between the Brackets to color text.

```css
[Red Orange Text in Discord]
```

Check out the output for this command below.

Discord Color formatting
Discord Red orange Color

Where to Find the Keys on the Keyboard?

You can find the Square Bracket ( [ ]) next to the letter ‘P”.

For this, you have to press it without using the shift key.

[ ]

Next, One is a grave accent ( ` ). you can find it before Number one or below ESC key.

Actually, you have used it for putting the tilde Key ( ~ ). For this, just press the key without shift.

`


Yellow Color Text in Discord

To color your Text in yellow is possible in Discord. For that you can you two types of syntax highlighting.

Fix Syntax Highlighting

In Fix syntax, the default color of text is yellow. So, it is easy to color your text in yellow.

```Fix
Color Text in yellow **---
```

You can check out the output of the command below.

Discord Yellow Color Formatting
Yellow Color text in Discord

Apache Syntax Highlighting

Actually, there is some limitation in Apache syntax highlighting, Is that there is no space in between the characters.

For example. You have to type text like this. “hibuddyhowareyou”.

Use Underscore to split the words. To make yellow text using apache syntax then, you have to add percentage symbol % ate the beginning. Along with curl brackets that contain your text.

```apache
%{let_make_yellow_text_in_discord}
```

or

Just Type

```apache
let_make_yellow_text_in_discord
```

Check out the below output.

Yellow color in Discord
Yellow color text in Discord

Where to find the keys on your keyboard?

To yellow a text in Discord, you have to use some of the symbols. Let’s see where it is on your keyboard.

Grave Accent (`) you have seen it before and it is available before Number 1 or below ESC key.

Press the key Once to use the Grave Accent.

Percentage ( % ) is a commonly used symbol available on Number 5. To use it you have to use Key combo.

Press Shift + Number 5 = %

Curly brackets {} are available next to the letter P.

Use Shift Key to insert brackets on your syntax.

Shift + [ = {

Shift + ] = }

Underscore ( _ ) is next to the number zero.

Press the Shift key along with the key to putting Underscore.

Shift + – = _


Light Green Color Text in Discord

Diff Syntax Highlighting

To Make light Green text in discord, you have to use Plus sign ( + ). However, You can find the Plus Sign on Number pad.

```diff
+ Make you Light Green Color Text
```

Check out the output of the syntax below.

Green Color Discord
Light Green Color in Discord

Css Syntax Highlighting

In CSS Syntax Highlighting you have to use double quotes ( ” ” ) before and after the text you want to color.

```CSS
"Make a wonderful day in Discord"
```

You can try without using the quotes. Check the output of this syntax.

Discord Color Formatting
Light Green Color Formatting on Discord

Dark Green Color Text in Discord

Bash Syntax Highlighting

In Bash Syntax to color your text in Dark Green. You have to use Double Quotes before and after the text.

```dash
"Check out the dark green color"
```

Check out the output of it.

Color Formatting
Dark Green Color Text in discord

Json Syntax Highlighting

```json
" green color text in discord"
```

Output

Color Formatting
JSON Syntax for color formatting in Discord

Blue Color Text in Discord

INI Syntax Highlighting

To Color your text in Blue, use INI Syntax highlighting along with the square brackets ( [ ] ) before and after your text.

```ini
[check out the Blue Color]
```

Check out the output of it.

Blue Color in Discord
Discord Color Formatting in Blue

Css Syntax Highlighting

In CSS Syntax Highlighting, to blue a text you have to use dot ( .) in the beginning of the text.

There is limitation in spaces.

```css
.check_out_the_blue_color_in_Css
```

Check out the output.

Discord Format Commands

Discord Code Blocks

Code Blocks in Discord is an amazing one which allows to view message separately from others.

Actually, there are two types of blocks you can create on Discord.

  1. Single line Discord Code Blocks
  2. Multi-line Discord Code Blocks

Single Line Discord Code Blocks

To create a Single Line Code block on Discord, you have to use Grave Accent ( ` ).

To Create block use the command below.

`code block for a single line text`

Just add the grave accent at the beginning and the end of the text. Check out the Output.

Discord Code blocks
Single Line Discord Code blocks

However, We have already discussed the grave accent in the above topics and where to find it on the keyboard. Even though, will say it once again for you.


Multi-line Discord Code Blocks

To add Multi-line Code blocks, You have to Use Grave Accent (`) before and after the text. But you have to put it thrice before and after the text.

```Check out
the code block
multi-line```

Check out the output below.

Discord Code Blocks
Multi-line Discord Code Blocks

Where to Find the key on your Keyboard?

Grave Accent ( `) is available before the Number 1 or below ESC key.

Just Press once to put Grave Accent. No need to use the Shift key.


Discord Block Quotes

To Insert a Single line Block Quotes use the symbol >. You can find the Symbol > near the Shift Key.

> how is the day?
very
Good
Bad
Pleasant
Beautiful

Check out the Output

Single Line Block Quotes

For Multi Line Block Quotes use the symbol thrice >>>

>>> how is the day?
very
Good
Bad
Pleasant
Beautiful

Check out the Output below.

Multi line Block Quotes

Conclude Advanced Text Formatting

Hope that you have got an idea on How to Color text in Discord and commands for creating Code Block in Discord. Actually, it is so simple in which you have to remember only the symbols & syntax to use.

Also, If you have an issue with remembering it. Don’t worry just Bookmark this page and frequently use it whenever need. For you, we have made a complete table on commands.


Complete Discord Command Table

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Final Words

Discord Text Formatting is so fun to do it while chatting in a community. That makes us to show unique of your comments and the importance of your words. Just Enjoy using the Text formatting on Discord.

Still, we are researching for more formatting in Discord and will keep on updating it. Just Bookmark this page for future reference and do visit Yourtechlist.com

Thank You for Reading….

FAQ

How do You make fancy text in Discord?

Discord does not have any Text formatting tools in it. However, you have to use some syntax to make your text fancy. Just check out the some of the Discord formatting Syntax above.

How Do I Format a Discord Message?

Actually, there are many methods to format a Discord message. Check out the Different Discord Commands to Format a text like Bold, Italic, Underline, Strike through, Coloring a text, and creating Blocks.

How Do I Change text Color in Discord?

To Change a text color in Discord, you have to use some of the Markdown Markup language. You can find the commands to change the color above.