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Writing on Mac

The full list of formatting options with shortcuts can be found in Menu Bar > Formatting. The shortcuts available for this are:

  • ⌘B to bold
  • ⌘I to italicize
  • ⌘U to underline
  • ⇧⌘E to strikethrough
  • ⇧⌘C to add code or mono-space format
  • ⌘L to start an unordered list
  • ⇧⌘L to start an ordered list
  • ⇧⌘U to create a quote
  • ^⌘C to create a code block
  • ⌘T to start a checklist
  • ⌘D to toggle a checklist as done

Diarly also lets you format by selecting the text with your mouse and choosing the formatting options from the popup:

Diarly Popup Editor

You can also use markdown to add formatting to your text.

Creating new entries
Writing on iPhone/iPad