🤔 What Is Markdown?

Markdown is a "lightweight" language that uses tags and other symbols—this can include "*" or "#" characters—to determine how text should be displayed when processed by the computer. Visit The History of Markdown to learn more.

 

⚙️ How It Works

Taskade supports Markdown in several ways. You can use Markdown syntax to communicate with your team in chat and comments, import/export Markdown (.md) files, take notes/save links with the Quick Add widget, and format tasks, checklists, and paragraphs.

 

Here is a list of supported syntax elements:

Markdown Feature How it looks Remarks
Bold image **bold**
Italic image _italic_
Underline image Double underline __test__
Block quote image > block quote
Strikethrough image ~~hi~~
Inline code image ```inline code```
Code block imageimage ```code
block```
Workspace links image

check out this space

"workspace link"

Project links image visit this project "project link"

 

⌨️ Formatting Nodes with Markdown

Add the following characters followed by a space at the beginning of a task/node to format it:

  1. [] to convert a node into Check 1 check-1.png
  2. # to convert a node into H1 h1.png
  3. ## to convert a node into H2 h2.png
  4. - to convert a node into Bullet 1 bullet-1.png
  5. 1.,2.,3. to convert a node into Numbered List numbered-list.png

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💬 Markdown in Chat/Comments

  1. Start a chat conversation or add a new comment
  2. "Wrap" your message in Markdown syntax
  3. Taskade will display your text accordingly

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⚡ Quick Add Markdown

  • 🔴 (macOS) Click the Taskade icon in the Menu Bar, or
  • 🔵 (Windows) Click the Taskade icon in the System Tray
    1. Type a text/task ➡ choose target Workspace/Folder and Project
      • (optional) Pick the Block where you want to add the task
    2. Click Add to Project or use the ⌨️ ⌘ + Enter/Ctrl + Enter shortcut to confirm

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📥 Import Markdown

  1. Go to a Workspace/Folder
  2. Click the arrow ˅ next to the ➕ New Project button
  3. Select Import and choose Markdown
  4. Copy and paste Markdown text or upload a .txt/.md file
  5. Click Import to finish 🥳
💡 Note: Visit 🔃 Import/Export to learn more about our import/export options.

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📤 Export Markdown

  1. Open a Project you want to export as Markdown
  2. Click ··· at the top right-hand corner of your Project and select 📥 Export

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