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Quoting Text, the easy way

Ever wanted to quote part of a message? It's ridiculously easy: select the text and press q. This will add the selected text to your input area, prefixing it with a markdown blockquote >. You can then edit your message further or press enter to send immediately. Happy chatting!…

Copy a Message as Markdown

Github Markdown Cheat Sheet by othree Ever wanted to copy the markdown source of a message, rather than the text? Just triple-click on a chat message to select the whole message, then copy-and-paste the selected text into the input area using ⌘C/⌘V or Ctrl-C/Ctrl-V. Happy chatting!…

Edit a Message using RegExp

You probably already know that Gitter let's you edit your messages within 10 minutes of sending by pressing ↑ in the input area, or clicking the edit icon on the message. Another, more developer-friendly method also exists. Just type s/string/replacement/ in the input area to replace the first occurrence in your last message, or s/string/replacement/g to replace all occurrences. Happy chatting!…