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You all have probably wondered at some point how I do all this formatted text. Well, it actually has to do with HTML code, but the more basic (usually) elements. Here is how you do each (replace all "*" with "" (nothing)).



Helpful:

Bold:
<*b*>Bold text<*/b*>
or
<*strong*>Bold text<*/strong*>

Italic:
<*i*>Italic text<*/i*>

Underlined:
<*u*>Underlined text<*/u*>

Superscript:
<*sup*>Superscript text<*/sup*>

Subscript:
<*sub*>Subscript text<*/sub*>

Strikethrough
<*strike*>Strikethrough text<*/strike*> or
<*del*>Strikethrough text<*/del*>

<a href="shadowkirby47.deviantart.com/j…>Hyperlinks:
<*a*href="URL goes here">Hyperlink<*/a*>

:new:
Description List
An element that can be used for organizing and indentation.
Recommended method:
<*dl*>
<*dt*>Description title<*/dt*>
<*dd*>Indented text<*/dd*>
<*/dl*>

Other method (with possible format errors):
<*dl*>
<*dt*>Description title
<*dd*>Indented text
<*/dl*>




Somewhat Unhelpful:

Quotation offset

<*blockquote*> Quote text<*/blockquote*>

"Abbreviation"
<*abbr*>Text<*/abbr*>

Horizontal Line

<*hr /*>





If you want to know anything else or if something was unclear, please leave a comment about your question.

:new: :note: VERSION 3.2 UPDATE: In case you are confused, the numbering system is set up like this: [Major Update Number].[Format/Organization Update Number]
Also, because I'm always busy, updating this will be split up into many different versions.

:note: VERSION 2.1 UPDATE: I had to re-organize everything so it would look cleaner.

:note: VERSION 2 UPDATE: I apologize for it being so messy now, but I added four new formatting techniques, and two of them can actually be useful!
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:iconlynxspot111:
lynxspot111 Featured By Owner 2 hours ago  Student General Artist

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:iconhotaruchan880:
hotaruchan880 Featured By Owner Edited 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank chuu
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:icontravelagentcat:
TravelAgentCat Featured By Owner Edited 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you! This really helped!
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:iconpicnicel:
Picnicel Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Strikethrough text
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:iconranibow127:
RaniBow127 Featured By Owner Edited Jan 15, 2015  New member
 Well this just saved me some time researching all the text formats individually; thank you very much for posting this. :D
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:iconjkphantom9:
jkphantom9 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! I needed this guide ^_^
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:iconwafflepoptart:
WafflePoptart Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015
Woah
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:iconzozeebo:
ZozeeBo Featured By Owner Edited Jan 6, 2015
I really admire this, *cries* Also, watch PandaberryX3 UHG SHES SO CYAATT
ohmigodicanteven
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:iconchipiy:
Chipiy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
<del>thank you</del>
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:iconchipiy:
Chipiy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
yeay?
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:iconchipiy:
Chipiy Featured By Owner Edited Jan 2, 2015
<*del*>thank you<*/del*>
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:iconlalemasta:
lalemasta Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Student General Artist
<*sub*>hoylo<*/sub*>
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:iconchrispycookie:
ChrispyCookie Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015
YAY thank you!
YAY thank you!
YAY thank you!
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:iconchrispycookie:
ChrispyCookie Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015
yay
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:iconnekotenshi-chan:
NekoTenshi-chan Featured By Owner Edited Dec 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'll try this
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:iconwafflepoptart:
WafflePoptart Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
Hi
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:iconwafflepoptart:
WafflePoptart Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
Woah
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:iconsomeponynamedgobbles:
SomeponyNamedGobbles Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This was rly helpful! :D
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:iconnatsuhitachiin:
NatsuHitachiin Featured By Owner Edited Dec 23, 2014  Student Artist
Im gonna try. hi
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:iconnatsuhitachiin:
NatsuHitachiin Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Student Artist
Glob I dont get it! >.<
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:iconnatsuhitachiin:
NatsuHitachiin Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Student Artist
okay I get it!
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:iconlynxspot111:
lynxspot111 Featured By Owner Edited Dec 23, 2014  Student General Artist
<dl>
<dt>Description title</dt>
<dd>Indented text</dd>
</dl>
No? Okay
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:iconarcamira:
Arcamira Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
Bold:
Bold text
or
Bold text

Italic:
Italic text

Underlined:
Underlined text

Superscript:
Superscript text

Subscript:
Subscript text

Strikethrough
Strikethrough text or
<del>Strikethrough text</del>

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:iconarcamira:
Arcamira Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
potatoe
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:iconarcamira:
Arcamira Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014





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:iconarcamira:
Arcamira Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
Potatoes
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:iconmagnificentsparkz:
MagnificentSparkz Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Student Writer
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:iconkaeruno:
Kaeruno Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
<*strike*>omg look at her butt<*/strike*>
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:iconkaeruno:
Kaeruno Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WTF! <*strike*>Strikethrough text<*/strike*>
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:iconkaeruno:
Kaeruno Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
FML
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:iconsassy-ann:
Sassy-Ann Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Student
In order to do it, you leave out the (*) in the < >'s. Like this. Boop < strike > < /strike >
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:iconkaeruno:
Kaeruno Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oooooooooooooooooooooh, i see now! thank you!
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:iconsassy-ann:
Sassy-Ann Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Student
No problem! c:
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:iconoberstenfeldherr:
check, check, one two three
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:iconoberstenfeldherr:
Oberstenfeldherr Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
derka der. i read the instructions  ^ and it worked.
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:iconxmeowxmeowx123x:
xmeowxmeowx123x Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
<*del*>Strikethrough text<*/del*>
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:iconxmeowxmeowx123x:
xmeowxmeowx123x Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
wait, what happened?
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:iconygopropro:
YGOPROPro Featured By Owner Edited Dec 11, 2014
Strikethrough text

"del" doesn't work. Try the "strike" one without the " * ".
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:iconxmeowxmeowx123x:
xmeowxmeowx123x Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Strikethrough text
Thank you ^^
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:iconygopropro:
YGOPROPro Featured By Owner Edited Dec 11, 2014
You're welcome.

Have a llama back.
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:iconxmeowxmeowx123x:
xmeowxmeowx123x Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you~
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:iconalpaca-time:
Alpaca-time Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
So small.
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:iconwafflepoptart:
WafflePoptart Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
How'd you do that Nergggg
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:iconalpaca-time:
Alpaca-time Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
RUN AWAY!
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:iconalpaca-time:
Alpaca-time Featured By Owner Edited Nov 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
LALALALA TESTING
 LALALALA TESTING
 LALALALA TESTING
 LALALALA TESTING 

MAY WE MIX THINGS TOGETHER?

BOLD + ITALIC

WOO HOO

BOLD + STRIKETHROUGH!

YES!

BOLD + UNDERLINE!

YEYUH!

ITALIC + UNDERLINE

YEAAAAAAAAA

ITALIC + STRIKE!

OMG!

UNDERLINE + STRIKE!

OMG SO AWESOME!



ALL OF THESE MIXED OH MY!
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:iconstigma-photon:
Stigma-Photon Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
<del>I'm a poop</del>
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:iconygopropro:
YGOPROPro Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
Fail.

This is how you do it.
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:iconstigma-photon:
Stigma-Photon Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
<del>comments n' crap<Del>
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