Text formatting

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Make your task stand out in bold, spice up your project names with emojis Β πŸŽ‰ , or change the hyperlinked text in your comments.

Hypertext, bold text, italic text, and emojis are all supported in task names, project names, and comments. Emojis are also supported in label names πŸ‘

Note: Text formatting works the same no matter which platform you’re using.

Formatting options

In task names, project names, and comments we support:

  • Bold: **bold**

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  • Italic: *italic*

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  • Bold & italic: ** *bold & italic* ** or * **bold & italic** *

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In comments we also support:

  • Inline code: `insert code here`

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  • Code block: ```insert code here```

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Emoji-fy your Todoist

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In task names, project names, task comments, and label names we support:

  • Todoist emoji shortcuts, e.g. :), :P, and :D will be converted to 😊, πŸ˜‹, and πŸ˜ƒ respectively
  • All the standard emojis you’ve come to know and ❀️

You can either copy and paste an emoji directly – or you can type out the emoji command and the text will automatically convert into its corresponding emoji when you save the task, comment, project, or label.

For example, typing :smile: into the task field will convert the text into πŸ˜ƒ.

Emoji Master Tip #1: Check out this full list of supported emojis and their corresponding commands.

Emoji Master Tip #2: Use the little-known-but-highly-useful emoji shortcuts for Mac and Windows to add any emoji to the Todoist web, Mac, and Windows apps fast πŸ’¨

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