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    FelixINX

    Hi,

    Can you support more markdown stuff, such as code?

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    bscotchAdam

    Seconded! Code formatting would be wonderful.

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    thoys

    Code support would be helpful yes

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    Elepole

    Oh yes, we need code!

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    matthieu1345

    we need options to turn it off....

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    redfield

    Discord already supports github-like markdown code formatting

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    thoys

    Yes, confirmed, thanks Discord Team!

    var yourJavascriptCode=2
    

    Seems to properly highlight javascript aswell for example. Also tested with php, cpp, html. Feel free to list more syntaxes you found working below :)

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    thoys

    I cannot seem to write the way the markdown works in plaintext :). Here is an instruction on how to:
    https://github.com/adam-p/markdown-here/wiki/Markdown-Cheatsheet#code-and-syntax-highlighting

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    [KK]FluffyBunny

    So emphasis and code are the only markdown supported right now, right? Any plans to add more?

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    CoreParadox

    Any way to escape formatting? Say I wanted to post something like hi without it being in italics, any chance for that?

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    syn

    ^ try using \ (backslash) at the beginning of your message \Like this. Can be used to escape emojis too, though it doesn't work for messages with underscores and edited messages.

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    Cilantrelle

    Good tip, Syn! I'll be sure to include that as well.

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    Fishheadman

    Is there a way to add links that have text names similar to this. I'm an inline-style link

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    Cilantrelle

    Hey @Fishheadman, not yet, unfortunately.

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    boveybrawlers

    Please support blockquotes in Markdown https://feedback.discordapp.com/forums/326712-discord-dream-land/suggestions/10309281-add-message-quoting

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    Cilantrelle

    @boveybrawlers the uservoice suggestion is going to be the best way to give that suggestion some love! We'll be keeping an eye on it.

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    boveybrawlers

    @Cilantrelle hence why I voted and commented on it, and also, yes, shared it here

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    Vixus

    Please support spoiler tags. :)

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    Cilantrelle

    @Jesse be sure and check out feedback.discordapp.com! I know it's been suggested there a few times. =]

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    Suuper

    As has already been mentioned, there should be an option to turn this off. Having to remember the backslash isn't an ideal solution, plus there are those edits and underscores.

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    Cilantrelle

    @Suuper If you could upvote it over at feedback.discordapp.com, it'd help us out a lot. =]

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    Balloonicorn, Jr.

    There should be hyperlinking in discord, something akin to what reddit's markdown has. Space-wasting links are ugly, and it can be cleaned up in #announcement channels nicely with simple one or two phrase words leading to important links. I see hyperlinking is enabled on the forums somehow but not on discord. If it could be a thing, that would be cool!

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    Cilantrelle

    @Reindoonicorn Definitely! That's a pretty good suggestion for feedback.discordapp.com, just sayin'. ;D

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    ScarySpaceBeast

    putting in another vote for spoiler tag support

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    Cilantrelle

    @ScarySpaceBeast be sure to check out feedback.discordapp.com and suggest it there! It'll help us a lot.

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    ⚔Str8UpJack⚔[¡¡¡]🇺🇸

    How about placing some line breaks? Possible yet?

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    ZGD

    "Hello world haiku, (5)
    Written as a big code block, (7)
    How ingenious!" (4)

    You call that a haiku? Wanna fight?

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    Cilantrelle

    @ZGD Hey look! I edited it just for you! <3

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    Johnny

    can we get link support as well?

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    ZGD

    @Cilantrelle Well, looks like it's time to re-install Discord.

    You win... this time.

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