How to use markdown in Tettra

Overview

Tettra's editors supports a variety of markdown shortcuts, such as block and inline formatting. These shortcuts help you format text while typing, keeping you from going back-and-forth between your keyboard and mouse.

Details

Supported and non-supported markdown shortcuts

This includes a complete list of markdown shortcuts you can use in creating Tettra pages and those that we do not support.

Block shortcut

Format Shortcut
Header one (# ...)
Header two (## ...)
Header three (### ...)
Numbered lists (1. ...)
Unordered lists (- ...) or (* ...)`
Regular code block (``` ...)
Horizontal rule (---)

Inline shortcut

Format Shortcut
Inline code block (`...`)
Bold text (**...**) or (__...__)
Italic text (*...*) or (_..._)
Strikethrough text (~~...~~)
Underline (select text and click cmd+u)

Make sure to hit [space] or [Enter] to complete the auto-markdown conversion.

Not supported

Format
Shortcut
Bold italics (***...***)
Underline (__...__)
Underline italics (__*...*__)
Underline bold (__**...**__)
Underline bold italics (__***...***__)
Blockquotes (> ...) or (>>> ...)
Images (! [alt text] (url))
Links ([...] (...))
Emojis (: ... :)
Tables

Markdown samples

Using markdown shortcuts is easy. For example, typing "# Introduction" would start the line as an H1 header. If this is still unclear, check out the other cases below:

Example #1: Here's how you type out headers using markdowns:

Example #2: Here's how you use markdown shortcuts to add a code block:

If you have any questions about markdown shortcuts, feel free to contact us through chat.

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