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Italic text – Markdown

Demo

Summary

Markdown:

*Italic example 1*

_Italic example 2_

Details

To create italic text in Markdown, wrap your text in a pair of asterisks or underscores.

Click here to see an example of what this code looks like when rendered on GitHub. (Click the Raw button to see the actual Markdown code.)

Exercises

First, recreate the code snippet from the Demo section in your Markdown file. Then try customizing the text.

References

Markdown Reference on CommonMark

Lesson tags: Free Lesson
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