Bold and Italic
On this page, you’ll learn:
How to bold text with AsciiDoc.
How to italicize text with AsciiDoc.
To apply bold styling to a word or phrase, place an asterisk (
*) at the beginning and end of the text you wish to format.
To bold one or more characters bounded by other characters, place two asterisks (
**) before and after the characters.
Words are italicized when they’re enclosed in a single set of underscores (
Bounded characters are italicized by a set of two underscores (
*bold phrase* & **char**acter**s** _italic phrase_ & __char__acter__s__ *_bold italic phrase_* & **__char__**acter**__s__**
To apply both bold and italic formatting, the bold syntax must be the outermost set and the italic syntax the innermost set.
bold phrase & characters
italic phrase & characters
bold italic phrase & characters
Bold and italicized text can also be monospaced.