Working with advanced formatting
Formatting like tables, syntax highlighting, and automatic linking allows you to arrange complex information clearly in your pull requests, issues, and comments.
Organizing information with tables
You can build tables to organize information in comments, issues, pull requests, and wikis.
Organizing information with collapsed sections
You can streamline your Markdown by creating a collapsed section with the
Creating and highlighting code blocks
Share samples of code with fenced code blocks and enabling syntax highlighting.
Create diagrams to convey information through charts and graphs
Writing mathematical expressions
Use Markdown to display mathematical expressions on GitHub.
Autolinked references and URLs
References to URLs, issues, pull requests, and commits are automatically shortened and converted into links.
You can convey information by attaching a variety of file types to your issues and pull requests.
About task lists
You can use task lists to break the work for an issue or pull request into smaller tasks, then track the full set of work to completion.
Creating a permanent link to a code snippet
You can create a permanent link to a specific line or range of lines of code in a specific version of a file or pull request.
Using keywords in issues and pull requests
Use keywords to link an issue and pull request or to mark an issue or pull request as a duplicate.