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Task list – Markdown



- [ ] incomplete task
- [x] completed task


To create a task list in Markdown, use a dash followed by a pair of square brackets, then the text for the task. If the task is done, you can place an x inside the square brackets. Note: task lists will only render properly on GitHub.


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.)


First, recreate the code snippet from the Summary section in your Markdown file. Then try customizing the text. NOTE: This will not render correctly in the VS Code Markdown preview.


Markdown Reference on CommonMark

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