Format your messages¶
The formatting options are not available on Status Web.
You can format text inside your messages to clarify or emphasize information. Formatting can make your communication more effective, especially for long messages.
In Status, you format your messages using the formatting toolbar or markup by surrounding the text with special characters.
To format your text using the formatting toolbar, select the text and choose the desired formatting option. You can also format a message you've already sent by editing the message. The formatting toolbar is only available on Status desktop.
When you press Enter in Status desktop, your message is sent. If you want to start a new line, press Shift+Enter
You can use markup options to format your text in the Status desktop and mobile apps.
|bold||Surround your text with double asterisks.||**your message**||your message|
|italic||Surround your text with single asterisks or underscores.||*your message*_your message_||your message|
|strikethrough||Surround your text with double tildes.||~~your message~~|
|quoted text||Add a greater-than sign in front of your text.||> your quoted message||
your quoted message
|code||Surround your text with backticks.||`your code`||
|code block||Add three backticks before and after the code block.||```your codeblock```||