We often get queries about how to perform certain functions on OzBargain such as posting a deal, making a comment, creating a table, reminders, etc. Feel free to ask a question or try out code in this thread
Commenting and posting in deals & forum posts utilizes the markdown and markdown extra system. The system is used by other popular websites such as Reddit.
You can also find formatting help at the bottom of every comment box.
H1 (big text):
You can also nest quotations.
>first line of quote >>second line of quote
first line of quotesecond line of quote
Ordered lists (bullet points)
* First item * Second item
- First Item
- Second Item
Make sure there is a line break (e.g. hit Enter) before & after markup.
URLs are automatically converted to links.
However, you can link a website to words.
[Title of Link](http://www.google.com)
Example: Title of Link
Different link colours:
Tables can be useful for long lists of items such as a weekly supermarket sale list.
| Header | Header | Right | |--------|--------|-------| | Cell | Cell | $10 | | Cell | Cell | $20 |
If you don't want to go through and create tables manually, you can use the Markdown Tables generator which allows you to create markdown tables through a simple copy + paste GUI.
A line or horizontal rule
A definition list:
Bottled water : $ 1.25 : $ 1.55 (Large)
$ 1.55 (Large)
Code blocks such as ones shown above:
Footnotes if needed:
That's some text with a footnote.[^1] [^1]: And that's the footnote.
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