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mk  ·  1817 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: PSA: Welcome to Hubski, Redditors.

Yes. It's a modification of markdown. Some syntax is the same, but there are a few differences.

  Text surrounded by asterisks (*) is italicized.

  Text surrounded by plus signs (+) is bolded. 

  Text surrounded by vertical bars (|) is quoted. If you double-click a paragraph, it will be quoted.

  Text surrounded by tildes (~) is blocked out.

  Symbols such as *, +, |, and ~ can be used literally by placed a \ in front of the text.

  A user's name surrounded by at signs (@) links to their profile, and the user is notified that you mentioned them.

  A word surrounded by hash signs (#) becomes a tag and links to posts with that tag.

  Blank lines separate paragraphs.

  Text after a blank line that is indented by two or more spaces is reproduced verbatim in a different font.

  URLs become links.

  Text can link to URLs by using the following format: /linked text

  Image URLs (.png, .tif, and .jpg) will embed automatically.
That was not easy to do.

user-inactivated  ·  1817 days ago  ·  link  ·  
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avaiihn  ·  1793 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yo. As someone who didn't really use reddit to much, some of this is a bit confusing to me. If I want to make certain text link to a certain website, I gather from this that i would to the / before the text thing. My question is, where does the link go? As in, how does it know where to link the text to? Furthermore, does imputing a link to a video automatically paste that link as the video itself in the post?

nyfiken  ·  1796 days ago  ·  link  ·  
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syzo  ·  1816 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Is there a reason that plus signs are used instead of two asterisks for bolding?

mk  ·  1816 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Not a good one.