Markdown Escaping Characters

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You can add a backslash \ in front of the character to display a literal character that would otherwise be used to format text in a Markdown document.

Example

\* With backslash

* Without backslash






Escaping Characters Table

The following are backslash characters used to escape:

Characters Name
\ backslash
` backtick
* asterisk
_ underscore
{ } curly braces
[ ] brackets
< > angle brackets
( ) parentheses
# pound sign
+ plus sign
- minus sign (hyphen)
. dot
! exclamation mark
| pipe
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