Bold, Italic, Strikethrough, Color

The words bracketed with 2 single quotes (‘’) will be bold, 3 single quotes (‘’’) will be italicized and percent signs (‘’’) will strike out the text.

You can change the color of texts and backgrounds.


When you type:


This is ''Bold''.

This is '''Italic'''.

This is %%Strikethrough%%.

This text is in &color(red) {red}.

This text is on a &color(#ffffff, #8abe00) { background }.

It will appear as:



Note: Your project will only use Backlog default formatting if specified by your administrator under Project Settings. To learn more about this, please read the Formatting Rules.

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