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Formatting text issues


I found out a while ago that the way to format text in Todoist had changed. While the new way to bold text works on both project names and tasks, (i.e. !!bold!!), I find that I am unable to italicize text using the new formatting (i.e. _italics_). Using underscores before and after the word simply leaves underscores before and after the word! Interestingly enough, the old method ( %(i)italics% ) still seems to work. Should I just use the old formatting instead, or is this something that will be fixed?

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David Trey  staff
Replied on Feb 18, 2013 - 12:58 UTC

Hello Cliff,

I can't reproduce this issue. please note that the formatting requires two underscores before and two underscores after the word(s) that should be italicized. For example:

This will work
This will not work

You can also use Ctrl+I on a selected text to add this syntax (or Ctrl+B - for bold).

Best regards,

Cliff Donaldson  premium
Replied on Feb 24, 2013 - 21:47 UTC

Thanks David, I didn't realize it was double-underscores I was supposed to be typing. All good now.