Overview

Expiration Reminder uses a format called Markdown to format emails. With this, you can add links, bold and italic words to emails in an easy way.

Markdown formatting

Here’s information on how to use Markdown.

Phrase Emphasis

*italic*   **bold**
_italic_   __bold__

Links

Inline:

An [example](http://url.com/ "Title")

Reference-style labels (titles are optional):

An [example][id]. Then, anywhere
else in the doc, define the link:

  [id]: http://example.com/  "Title"

Images

Inline (titles are optional):

![alt text](/path/img.jpg "Title")

Reference-style:

![alt text][id]

[id]: /url/to/img.jpg "Title"

Headers

Setext-style:

Header 1
========

Header 2
--------

atx-style (closing #’s are optional):

# Header 1 #

## Header 2 ##

###### Header 6

Lists

Ordered, without paragraphs:

1.  Foo
2.  Bar

Unordered, with paragraphs:

*   A list item.

    With multiple paragraphs.

*   Bar

You can nest them:

*   Abacus
    * answer
*   Bubbles
    1.  bunk
    2.  bupkis
        * BELITTLER
    3. burper
*   Cunning

Blockquotes

> Email-style angle brackets
> are used for blockquotes.

> > And, they can be nested.

> #### Headers in blockquotes
> 
> * You can quote a list.
> * Etc.

Code Spans

`<code>` spans are delimited
by backticks.

You can include literal backticks
like `` `this` ``.

Preformatted Code Blocks

Indent every line of a code block by at least 4 spaces or 1 tab.

This is a normal paragraph.

    This is a preformatted
    code block.

Horizontal Rules

Three or more dashes or asterisks:

---

* * *

- - - - 

Manual Line Breaks

End a line with two or more spaces:

Roses are red,   
Violets are blue.

Extra Mode

These formatting features are only available when Extra Mode is enabled.

Markdown In Html

Enable markdown in HTML block level elements:

<div markdown="1">
Markdown **still** works.
</div>

Fenced Code Blocks

Code blocks delimited by 3 or more tildas:

~~~
This is a preformatted
code block
~~~

Header IDs

Set the id of headings with {#<id>} at end of heading line:

## My Heading {#myheading}

Tables

Fruit    |Color
---------|----------
Apples   |Red
Pears	 |Green
Bananas  |Yellow

Definition Lists

Term 1
: Definition 1

Term 2
: Definition 2

Footnotes

Body text with a footnote [^1]

[^1]: Footnote text here

Abbreviations

MDD <- will have title

*[MDD]: MarkdownDeep