While you’ve always been able to use markdown syntax for comments on Github, a new toolbar will make it easier for those without basic formatting know-how.
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Users can also add hyperlinks, or make lists (bulleted or numbered). GitHub-specific options like @mentions and pull request tagging are also available.
The toolbar out now, so look for it next time you’re leaving comments about pull requests or on a codebase.
➤ Improved commenting with Markdown [GitHub]