It is time to celebrate the Google plus hike. From the past couple of days, I was involved in customizing my Google plus profile, enabling private message there and the thing in which I was involved more is sending invitation to people from my Google plus profile.
It is great place to share your thoughts publicly or privately. You can write your message in the share box at your Google plus stream and share that with selected circles, selected people even with every one in Google plus network.
But when writing message, some time the plain text format doe not act enough to make your message meaningful. Say, you want to highlight some words or sentences in you message body by keeping them in bold text format. Again some time you may want to use the strike through format as for your need. In Google plus, there is no such graphical option to format the text of your message.
But you can edit your message with some popular text format by enclosing the text in some special characters. Here is in details:
1. Bold: If you want show any word(s) in bold text format, enclose the word(s) with *.
Example: Type *This text will be shown bold* in the share box. the out put will be in bold format: This text will be shown bold.
2. Italic: Enclose the text with _ (underscore) to show it in italic format.
Example: _This is in italic text format_ will convert the enclosed text in italic format. The output ->> This is in italic text format.
3. Strike through: Enclose the text with – (dash) to strike through the text.
Example: strike through will show it as
Here is the message written in Google plus share box.
And this is the message looks like as:
Do you know more tricks on text formats in Google plus? – do share with us.