DText is the name for e621's custom text formatting language. It's a mishmash of several markdown languages including Textile, MediaWiki, BBCode, and Snudown.
Only usable by privileged+ (except for set descriptions and wiki pages)
Syntax result Usage
I'm red! 3-digit Hex codes work too
I'm pink! Color names
Syntax Result Usage
http://example.com Standard links will automatically parse
A link Link with custom title
A link Relative link (within site).
simple background Link to wiki page. *
quotes Link to anchor on current page (wiki or otherwise). *
mammal -cat Link to tag search. *
post #1234 Links to a post
forum #1234 Links to a forum post
category #1 Rarely used
These tags create block-level content. That is, they are not inline like the ones under Basic formatting.
[quote]Please quote me![/quote] I'm quoting you!
Please quote me!
I'm quoting you!
[code]std::cout << "Hello, world!\n";[/code]std::cout << "Hello, world!\n";
Note: Because of how block-level tags are parsed, newlines may not show up correctly if there is DText inside them. For ways to get around this, see escaping_dtext.
h1.Header 1 h2.Header 2 h3.Header 3 h4.Header 4 h5.Header 5 h6.Header 6
Create lists by prepending each item with a *. Use multiple *s for nested lists* Item 1 * Item 2 ** Item 2A ** Item 2B * Item 3
- Item 1
- Item 2
- Item 2A
- Item 2B
- Item 3
Sections are collapsable boxes used for condensing large amounts of text. Like quote tags they can accept any DText that
Note that page anchors won't work inside collapsed sections.[section]Pretend this is a really large block of text.[/section] [section=Some Title]This one has a title.[/section] [section,expanded=Title]This is expanded by default.[/section]▼ Click to collapse
Pretend this is a really large block of text.▼ Some Title
This one has a title.▼ Title
section,expandedmakes this one open by default.
Tables are kind of a WIP but the syntax is basically
text|text|text[table] header | header | header row | row | row row | row | row [/table]
You can add as many columns or rows as you want, but for the best results each line should have the same number of
To display a | within a table, use
- Note: Backslash escaping doesn't currently work well within tables. Try to use inline code instead.[table] Species|Latin name|Popular character Rabbit |Leporidae |Bugs Bunny Cat |Kitty |Garfield [/table]
Species Latin name Popular character Rabbit Leporidae Bugs Bunny Cat Kitty Garfield
Anchors are markers that tell your browser to jump to a specific place on the page.
Note that anchors can be linked from anywhere, but placement of anchors themselves on a page is limited to the forum (priv+) and wiki.
Syntax Result Usage
My anchor: [#some_anchor]
My anchor: This is the target. It will be hidden on the page wherever you put it.
anchors Link to anchor on current page. Will hide # character automatically. *
mammal#equine Link to anchor on different wiki page. *