Emphasis

Emphasis can be added by making text bold or italic.

Bold

To bold text, add two asterisks ** or underscores __ before and after a word or phrase. To bold the middle of a word for emphasis, add two asterisks without spaces around the letters.

**bold text**
**bold text**

For example:

Please do **NOT** touch your pimples.

Italic

To italicize text, add one asterisk * or underscore _ before and after a word or phrase. To italicize the middle of a word for emphasis, add one asterisk without spaces around the letters.

_italic text_
_italic text_

For example:

This avacado egg sandwich is _very_ good.

Strikethrough

To make a strikethrough text, use 2 tildes ~ before and after a piece of text.

~~Strikethrough text~~

For example:

I did ~~not~~ build a website.

Emphasis Combinations

Different formatting options can be combined:

**This is in bold, _italics_, ~~and strikethrough~~**
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