Edgecase_comment_formatting stjohn_piano BRIEF SUMMARY This page describes the format for Edgecase comments and the available markup options. CONTENTS - Brief Summary - Contents - Basic Comment Format - Available Markup Options BASIC COMMENT FORMAT Comments must be written in article Printable_ASCII edgecase 91 Printable ASCII . In a comment, the characters [\<, \>, \\] must be preceded by a backslash (\\). Example comment (this is comment 0 on the article article Excerpts_from_The_Once_and_Future_King_by_T_H_White edgecase 40 Excerpts from The Once and Future King by T H White ): In the sentence {The fate of this man or that man was less than a drop, although it was sparkling one, in the great blue motion of the sunlit sea.}, "was sparkling one" should be "was a sparkling one". The text of this comment will not be altered when it is rendered. The curly brackets do not have a special meaning. They are just a way to indicate that a long sentence is being quoted. AVAILABLE MARKUP OPTIONS Available markup options: - bold - italic - http hyperlink - datafeed article link Markup: - bold: \[text]\ - italic: \[text]\ - http hyperlink: \ \hyperlink\ \http://the_web_address_goes_here\ \the visible text goes here\ \ - datafeed article link: \ \article\ \the title as written in the original text article goes here\ \"edgecase" goes here\ \numeric datafeed article id goes here\ \the visible text goes here\ \ Example of using bold and italic or both: This is a comment. It has \some bold text\ and \some italic text\. It also has \\some bolded italic text\\ and \\some italicised bold text\\, which look exactly the same. This will be rendered as: This is a comment. It has some bold text and some italic text. It also has some bolded italic text and some italicised bold text, which look exactly the same. Example of including an http hyperlink in a comment (this is a part of comment 0 on article Joining_the_web_of_trust edgecase 111 Joining the web of trust ): you can message deedbot/any user privately directly, you don't need to join some channel first; and re newcomers, it's usually safer for themselves to join one of the lords' channels first, really (e.g. #asciilifeform, #trinque, #eulora) \ \hyperlink\ \http://btcbase.org/log/2019-05-22#1914934\ \[Source]\ \ This will be rendered as: you can message deedbot/any user privately directly, you don't need to join some channel first; and re newcomers, it's usually safer for themselves to join one of the lords' channels first, really (e.g. #asciilifeform, #trinque, #eulora) hyperlink http://btcbase.org/log/2019-05-22#1914934 [Source] Example datafeed article link: \ \article\ \Excerpts_from_The_Once_and_Future_King_by_T_H_White\ \edgecase\ \40\ \Excerpts from The Once and Future King by T H White\ \ This will be rendered as: article Excerpts_from_The_Once_and_Future_King_by_T_H_White edgecase 40 Excerpts from The Once and Future King by T H White