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You can format your posts with Markdown (not commonmark yet, but close) in Discourse. That’s neat! Things that will be especially relevant for our community:
We can highlight any language by adding it in a code fence (code surrounded by 3 backticks). That is, you get this:
import Html exposing (text) main : Html msg main = text "Hello, World!"
… by doing this:
```elm import Html exposing (text) main : Html msg main = text "Hello, World!" ```
You can quote people by highlighting the stuff you want to reply to and clicking the quote icon. But if you’ve got some external document you’re quoting, pretend it’s email and prefix each line with
It matters not how straight the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll.
I am the master of my fate.
I am the captain of my soul.
– Stranza from Invictus, William Ernest Henley
… looks like this in your source
> It matters not how straight the gate, > How charged with punishments the scroll. > I am the master of my fate. > I am the captain of my soul. – Stranza from *Invictus*, William Ernest Henley