Efficient Writing

Inspire markup language is a super simple way to add formatting to text by using special characters around them, such as for bold text, so you can define them. It drives up your workflow, whether you’re writing a blog or a novel.

It takes only few minutes to learn. Once you master it, you’ll never want to write in any other way.


To make headers, preface the phrase with hash marks (or use Ctrl+H). The number of hash marks indicates the level of the heading. For example:

# Header One

## Header Two

### Header Three

To **make a phrase bold** (make a phrase bold), surround words with two asterisks (or use Ctrl+B).

To _make a phrase italic_ (make a phrase italic), surround words with an underscore (or use Ctrl+I).

To create an unordered list, preface each item in the list with a minus sign.
- Item 1
- Item 2
- Item 3

  • Item 1
  • Item 2
  • Item 3

To create an ordered list, preface with numbers.
1. Item 1
2. Item 2
3. Item 3

  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
  3. Item 3

>To create a block quote, preface a line with the "greater than" caret.

To create a block quote, preface a line with the “greater than” caret.

To make a divider, type 4 hyphens in a row.

Escape Character

Some characters are automatically interpreted as part of the markup formatting. Inserting a backslash before them to indicate they should not be interpreted as format.
>A block quote

A block quote

\> Not a block quote

Link, Image and Footnote

To create a link, wrap the link text in brackets (or use Ctrl+K).

To insert an image, type (img) (or use Ctrl+M).

To add a footnote, type (fn).

More Definitions

All definitions can be seen via the button (or use Ctrl+9).


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