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Basic Formatting

Every format type is related to an HTML tag.

The First Heading refers to the <h1> tag and is visualized like:

Hello World

and it's written underlining the text with =:

Hello World
===========

or by prepending # to the text:

# Hello World

The Second Heading refers to the <h2> tag and is visualized like:

Hello World

and it's written underlining the text with -:

Hello World  
-----------

or by prepending ## to the text:

## Hello World

(The number of # characters in front of your text corresponds to the header number. ### would be <h3>, and so on.)


The Inline code refers to the <pre><code> tag and is visalized like:

Hello World

and it's written sourroundinding the text with `:

`Hello World`

The Code blocks refers to the <pre><code> tag and is visualized like:

Hello World

and it's written by adding 4 (spaces) before each line:

    Hello World

The Quote refers to the <blockquote> tag and is visualized like:

Hello World

and it's written by adding a > before each paragraph:

> Hello World

The emphasis refers to the <em> tag and it's visualized like:

Hello World

and it's written sourroundinding the text with *

*Hello World*

The Bold refers to the <strong> tag and it's visualized like:

Hello World

and it's written by surrounding the text with 2 *

 **Hello World**

The strong emphasis refers to the <em><strong> tag and it's visualized like:

Hello World

and it's written by surrounding the text with 3 *

***Hello World***