Want to learn the way you may format your text in Character.ai?

Using plain text may not enhance your chat experiences. But to achieve more control over conversations you may apply various text styles, making character interactions more engaging in Character.AI.

In this guide, we’ll share the essential text formatting commands and supply a text formatting tool for Character.AI.

Let’s start!

Character.ai Text Formatting Tool Online

If you don’t need to manually try Markdown formatting so as to add daring, italics, strikethroughs, bullets, and more to your text in Character AI, you may try the below free tool:

To use the tool, enter your text (e.g., “Hey, I’m GAIP”) and choose formatting options like daring or italic by checking the boxes. For clickable links in Character AI, check the Clickable Links box and input your URL. Also, don’t forget to check out our Midjourney Prompt Generator if you happen to love working with tools.

Then, copy the formatted text into your Character AI chat and press enter.

Here’s an example of how pasting the generated markdown into Character AI ends in daring text:

Pasting generated markdown into Character AI in bold text

Now, if you would like to format text without using the above tool, take a look at the below commands.

Format Text in Character.AI Using Formatting Commands

Though Character.AI doesn’t provide default text formatting options within the “type a message” box, but it surely allows offers quite a lot of formatting options using Markdown.

Let’s explore learn how to use these formatting commands with practical examples for higher understanding.

Bold Text

To emphasize a word or phrase, use double asterisks ** before and after the text. This makes your text stand out.

Example: **Bold Text Example** turns into Bold Text Example

Character ai bold text formatting


For a slight emphasis, encapsulate your text with single asterisks *. This is ideal for adding nuance.

Example: *Italic Text Example* becomes 

Character.ai italic formatting


To signify removal or correction, wrap your text with tildes ~.

Example: ~Strikethrough Example~ shows as ~~Strikethrough Example~~


For marking vital text, use single backticks “` across the phrase. It’s great for drawing attention.

Example: `Highlighted Text` can be displayed as Highlighted Text

Highlighting text in character.ai

Underline Text

Underscore your text _Underline_ to underline, adding a unique emphasis.

Underline text in character.ai


Create organized or bulleted lists by utilizing numbers or symbols like asterisks * and hyphens -.

Ordered List:

1. First Item
2. Second Item

Unordered List:

* Bullet Point
* Another Point
Bullet points in Character.ai

Bullet Points with Style

Venture beyond basic lists by utilizing plus signs + or other symbols for aesthetic bullets.


+ Styled Bullet
+ Another Styled Bullet

Clickable Links

Link to external content by enclosing text in square brackets [] and the URL in parentheses ().

Example: [Character.AI](http://character.ai) becomes Character.AI

Clickable Links in character ai

Headings and Multi-line Code Blocks

Use # symbols for headings. More # symbols mean smaller headings. Wrap text in three backticks “` or tildes ~~~ for code blocks.


# Heading 1
##### Smaller Heading

Quotation Marks, Asterisks, and Hyphens

Character.AI supports traditional punctuation and special Markdown constructs for extra formatting. For daring use, **Word** and for Bold + Italics use, ***Word***.

By the best way you can even add extra daring using this markdown formatting:  ****Word****.

Adding extra bold using this markdown formatting


Blockquotes are used to cite text from one other source or to focus on a piece of your conversation for emphasis.

Start a line with the `<` character. `> This is a blockquote`.

Here’s how the output will seem like:

Blockquote text formatting in character.ai

Blockquotes may be nested by adding additional > characters, allowing you to create levels of quotation, useful for conversations or nested comments.


For mentioning code or commands inside a conversation without applying any formatting like daring or italic, you employ backticks.

Enclose your text with single backticks for inline code and triple backticks for blocks of code. `This is inline code`.

Here’s how your formatted chat message will seem like:

Code formatting in character.ai

Unordered Lists

Unordered lists are great for listing items with none particular order. Start each line with an asterisk *, a plus +, or a hyphen - followed by an area.

Example: - Item one - Item two - Item three


  • Item one
  • Item two
  • Item three

Linking Images

While primarily text-based, Markdown also supports linking images, which may be especially useful in web-based Character.AI environments.

The syntax is analogous to linking text but starts with an exclamation mark, followed by the alt text in square brackets and the URL in parentheses.

Example: ![Alt text](http://example.com/image.jpg) = Image as per your image address.

Output in text format: Since we’re specializing in text, imagine this as a link to a picture with “Alt text” as its description.

Linking Images

Horizontal Rules

Horizontal rules are used to create a thematic break between paragraph-level elements. They may be useful for separating sections of text to enhance readability.

Place three or more asterisks ***, dashes ---, or underscores ___ on a brand new line.





Here’s how the horizontal rules seem like in Character.AI:

Horizontal Rules

Emphasis with Bold and Italics

Combining daring and italics can provide additional emphasis or highlight a degree with greater intensity.

Use triple asterisks or underscores around your text.

Example: ***This text is daring and italic***


Bold and Italics combined

These Markdown commands will assist you format your text in Character.AI, enhancing the clarity, emphasis, and overall engagement of your conversations.

How to Add Text Formatting to Character.AI Characters

To add text formatting to your Character.AI characters, you’ll must edit your character’s greeting or create a brand new one.

Let’s start with changing an existing character.

First, log into your Character AI account.

login to character.ai

Next, find your character you would like to update and click on on it. Look for 3 dots at the highest of the page and click on on them.

Select Character Profiles in character.ai

A menu will appear; from there, select Character Profiles after which select Edit Character.

Choose Edit Character

You’ll now be on a page where you may change your character’s greeting. This is where you may get creative with formatting.

Now, copy the below greetings and paste them in your characeter Greetings settings:

Hello there! 👋 I'm excited to talk with you. To make our conversation more engaging, be at liberty to make use of Markdown formatting. Here's how you may do it:

- To **daring** your text, wrap it with double asterisks: `**daring**`.
- To *italicize* text, use single asterisks: `*italicize*`.
- For a mixture, ***daring and italicize***, use three asterisks: `***daring and italicize***`.
- You also can `highlight` vital phrases with backticks: `` `highlight` ``.

Try these out so as to add some flair to our chat! 😊
Greetings settings in Character.AI

Or if you happen to don’t have your individual character, but need to use text formatting in prebuilt characters in Character.AI, you may paste the precise greeting and your characters will start responding in such way.

For example, you can even ask the characters to make use of daring, italics and other text formatting within the conversation just like the image given below:

Text formatting in the conversation

If you’re making a brand new character, the method is a bit different and we'd recommend you to envision our ultimate guide on using Character.ai.

Remember, the text formatting uses special symbols like asterisks for daring or italics and backticks for highlighting. Put these symbols across the words you would like to change.

Play around with these tools to make your character’s messages fun and unique.

And That’s The End!

Thanks for reading the post and we hope this post helped you in learning text formatting for Character.AI.

In case you don’t need to use manuall formatting, we'd recommend you to make use of our Character.ai text formatter tool provided above.

Remember, the goal of using Markdown is just not simply to make your text look good but in addition to make it more functional and easier to read. So enjoy chatting and thanks for reading!

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