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Text cells

Text cells allow you to write text in a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor with rich formatting, variable references and user mentions all without needing to use Markdown syntax!

Formatting options#

Text cells support all of the basic text stylings (headings, lists, font styling, etc.) which can all be done with the click of a button in the formatting options.

Mentions#

You can ping other members of your workspace by mentioning them in a Text cell. When mentioning a user, they will receive a notification by email or slack.

Variable substitution#

Text cells support variable substitution using the usual double curly braces, {{}}, of Jinja syntax. In order to render values, you'll need to run the cell.

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Complex logic such as if statements and for loops are not yet supported.

Headings#

To add a heading, select the text that you want to format and right click. The options menu will appear over the selected text from which you can choose your heading size.

Lists#

To create an ordered or unordered list, select the list formatting option on the far right of the menu.

Links#

To add links to a Text cell, select the part of your text where the link will go and select the link formatting option. Press enter once the link has been pasted to commit your changes. You can also add links by pasting the link over the text you wish to format

Code formatting#

You can highlight variables within a Text cell using the code formatting option.

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Code blocks are not yet supported in Text cells.

Quotes#

You can add a quote to a Text cell by selecting the blockquote option in the formatting menu.