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Sometimes you'd like to apply styles to your text – to italicize a book title, for example. You can do this with simple formatting codes that are similar to the double brackets of a link. Here is what's available to you:
|Formatting||Source Code||Appears As|
|Bulleted list|| * one |
|Numbered list|| # one |
Lists in particular are useful for setting off choices at the end of a passage. Although it feels natural to leave an empty line between a paragraph and a list, this creates extra whitespace that looks a little strange. Here's what it should look like:
It's a dark and stormy night aboard the Orient Express. You can't sleep; something about the motion of the train disturbed you subtly. So instead you have elected to spend the night in the dining car, sipping coffee and perusing [[the newspaper|The London Times]]. You hear the door to the car open behind you. * [[Look up]] * [[Continue reading]]
If there's a particular kind of formatting that you'd like to use that isn't supported natively by Twee, you can put HTML source code directly into your story's text by surrounding it with
and . This passage, for example, blinks:
The bomb's timer now reads: <html><blink>5:00</blink></html>. You sure hope that's five hours, not five minutes.