Bold (type)

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In formatting, bold makes a text become darker and a little bigger. It is used to emphasize a few words as a bolded text can attract attention from the reader.

Usage[change | change source]

Markup languages provide different ways to make a word bold. For example:

  • In HTML, the <b> and the </b> tags are used to surround the text that needs to be bolded.[1]
  • In Wikitext, an editor can bold a text using three apostrophes (''') around the text to be bolded to produce the same results.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "W3Schools tutorial on <b> tags". Archived from the original on 2010-11-14. Retrieved 2010-11-17.
  2. MediaWiki's help on bold text

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