Can I format text within the Messages App?

Allene Norton
Allene Norton
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We support limited markdown formatting for messages sent in Copilot - not all formatting available in markdown is available in Copilot, but we've listed supported formatting below. 


You can use this handy markdown cheat sheet here for reference.



Bold **bold text**
Italic *italicized text*
Blockquote > blockquote
Ordered List 1. First item
2. Second item
3. Third item
Unordered List - First item
- Second item
- Third item
Code `code`
Link [title](
Fenced Code Block ```
  "firstName": "John",
  "lastName": "Smith",
  "age": 25
Strikethrough ~~The world is flat.~~


Not Supported:

Heading # H1
## H2
### H3
Horizontal Rule ---
Image ![alt text](image.jpg)
Table | Syntax | Description |
| ----------- | ----------- |
| Header | Title |
| Paragraph | Text |
Footnote Here's a sentence with a footnote. [^1]

[^1]: This is the footnote.
Heading ID ### My Great Heading {#custom-id}
Definition List term
: definition
Task List - [x] Write the press release
- [ ] Update the website
- [ ] Contact the media
(see also Copying and Pasting Emoji)
That is so funny! :joy:
Highlight I need to highlight these ==very important words==.
Subscript H~2~O
Superscript X^2^

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