Discord Text Formatting – A Guide To Bold, Underline and Italics

Discord Text Formatting

Discord is the platform that started as an online gaming platform. But, today it is more than what it was six years ago. You can now text, video call, and audio chat with your friends on different discord servers. In this article, we will specifically be talking about text chats and Discord Text Formatting options

The inclusion of the text chat servers in the Discord application changed the Discord gaming platform to social media. The discord application natively does not provide an option for Discord Text Formatting. So, here we are with the tricks and shortcuts that will help you in the Text formatting on the Discord application.

The prefixes and suffixes used in the Discord Text Formatting are

  1. Italics (*)
  2. Bold (**)
  3. Underline (__)
  4. Bold Italics (***)
  5. Underline Italics (__*)
  6. Underline Bold (__**)
  7. Strikethrough (~~)
  8. Code Blocks (`)
  9. Block Quote (>)

Well, this won’t give you a clear idea about how to use them in discord. We have mentioned these discord text formatting options below with an example for your better understanding.

Discord Text Formatting

Further in the article, you will come across the format of the text used for the discord text editing. So, without wasting our time let us start with the article.

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Italics

Discord Text Formatting Italics
Source: Piefone

We will be starting our guide on Discord Text Formating with the Italics letter. You don’t have to write a full block of codes to make your written text italic in discord. Just a few suffixes and prefixes to the text will serve the purpose.

Here is an example of making the text italics.

Normal Text: Discord

To make Italics: *Discord* OR _Discord_ 

Text that will be displayed on the Discord: Discord

Bold

Discord Text Formatting Bold
Source: Spectroomz

Next, the most important part of any text formatting is making the text bold. Bolding any text makes it look important and outstands the bold word from the rest of the paragraph. So, here are the shortcuts that will help you to bold any text on the discord app.

Normal Text: Discord Text Formatting

To Make Bold: **Discord Text Formatting** 

Text that will be displayed On Discord: Discord Text Formatting

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Underline

Discord Text Formatting Underline
Source: Zapier

Out of the three basic text formatting options is the Underline. It also helps to highlight the important word or sentence. It underlines the world or the sentence that you wish to display as important. Similar to the above two, discord has provided the shortcut tricks to Underline the words on its application.

Normal Text: Discord

To Underline The Text: __Discord__

Text that will be displayed on Discord: Discord

Bold Italics

Discord Text Formatting Bold Italics
Source: Techozu

After we are done with basic options for Discord text formatting. We will now see how to use the combination of the two formatting options on a single word or line. Let us start with the Bold Italics first. Since it is a combination of bold and italics the prefixes and the suffixes used will be ***Text***.

Normal Text: Discord Text Formatting

To make the text bold and Italics: ***Discord text Formatting***

Text that will be displayed on Discord: Discord Text Formatting

Underline Italics

Discord Text Formatting Underline italics
Source: Nerd’s Magazine

Moving to the next combination of the basic Discord Text Formatting, we will write the text in Italics and underline it. We use Double Underscore (__) for underline, and asterisk(*) for Italics. So, the combination of the Underline Italics would be __*TEXT*__

Normal Text: Discord

To make text Underline and Italics: _*Discord*_

Text That Will be Displayed on Discord: Discord 

Underline Bold

Discord Text Formatting Underline Bold
Source: Remote.Tools

Now, the last combination would be Underline and Bold. For this, we will be using the combination of double Asterisk(**) and Double underscore (__). 

Normal Text: Discord text Formatting

To make the text underline and bold: __**Discord Text Formatting**__

Text that will appear on Discord: Discord Text Formatting

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Underline Bold Italics

Discord Text Formatting Underline Bold Italics
Source: Remote.Tools

What to do if you want to use all the three basic text formatting options together? 

It is simple to use the underline, bold, and italics on a single word. For this, the prefixes and the suffixes used will be the combination of Asterisks (*) and underscores (_).

Normal Text: Discord

To make the text Underline, bold and Italics: __***Discord***__

Text that will appear on Discord: Discord

Strikethrough

Discord Text Formatting Strikethrough
Source: Alphr

Strikethrough is the formatting option that you can use while explaining someone something that is not written correctly. Discord provides the prefixes and suffixes that can be used to strike through the word or statement. Let us see an example of it.

Normal Text: Discord

To make strikethrough: ~~Discord~~

Text that will appear on Discord: Discord

Code Blocks

Discord Text Formatting Code Blocks
Source: Discord Support

Discord Text Formatting also allows you to insert the code blocks in the text. All you have to do is to use the backticks (`). You can insert the single as well as multiple line code blocks using the following code.

For Single Code Block: `Write Your Text`

For Multiline code block: “`Write the text in the 

                                            Triple backticks to 

                                             To enter multi-line code blocks“`

Block Quotes

Discord Text Formatting Block Quotes
Source: GitHub

If you wish to write down your text in the block quotes, there is an option provided in the discord text formatting that will help you do it. Just as in the above case you can blockquote the single as well as the multiple lines.

For Single line Block Quotes: > Write the Text here.

For multiline Block Quotes: >>> Write the text in the 

                                            After triple greater than symbols to 

                                             To enter multi-line block quotes

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Conclusion

That was all about the text formatting on discord. We have mentioned all the possible tricks and shortcuts to edit the text on the discord app. We hope our guide on Discord Text Formatting proves to be useful to you. If it does then don’t forget to share this article with your friends.

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