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dA Guide: Text Formatting
This is just a quick text formatting guide for dA. My goal was to make a simple html guide for easy reference.  Please PAY ATTENTION to where the codes WILL and WILL NOT work!  (Certain codes won't work in comments and deviation descriptions, no matter how hard you try.)  :'D
 
I provided "working examples," which might make the codes easier to understand because you can see them in action. (Keep in mind that when you type html tags, the effects won't be visible until AFTER you hit "Preview" on your comment, journal, etc. I only made them visible for the purpose of demonstration.) Enjoy!!!
 

The following codes can be used in
comments, deviation descriptions, journals, and profile page widgets.


This will make bold text.
This will also make bold text.
This will make italicized text.
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:iconSweetDuke:SweetDuke
:iconsweetduke:SweetDuke 17,800 3,291
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CSS Did You Know? - October 26th, 2012
:iconbradleysays:bradleysays
:iconbradleysays:bradleysays 171 41
Quick Comic Panel Tutorial For Paint Tool Sai by LadyLexiD Quick Comic Panel Tutorial For Paint Tool Sai :iconladylexid:LadyLexiD 1,191 171 Black Content-holder boxes by CypherVisor Black Content-holder boxes :iconcyphervisor:CypherVisor 3,918 417 Fancy speech bubbles / tooltips - more colors by UszatyArbuz Fancy speech bubbles / tooltips - more colors :iconuszatyarbuz:UszatyArbuz 1,581 85 Fun with Columns by SimplySilent Fun with Columns :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 3,558 259 Flat Content-Holder Box (Default) by CypherVisor Flat Content-Holder Box (Default) :iconcyphervisor:CypherVisor 2,844 131 Awkward Speech Bubble by SimplySilent Awkward Speech Bubble :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 3,367 154 OC Meme by Sweet-vicci OC Meme :iconsweet-vicci:Sweet-vicci 1,476 85 Shadow Content-holder box (Default Bright) by CypherVisor Shadow Content-holder box (Default Bright) :iconcyphervisor:CypherVisor 1,404 78 Role Model by CrownePrince Role Model :iconcrowneprince:CrownePrince 2,234 1,116 Elnino Content-holder Box by CypherVisor Elnino Content-holder Box :iconcyphervisor:CypherVisor 2,706 140 Keep Walking by rajewel Keep Walking :iconrajewel:rajewel 1,296 67
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Embedding videos on your profile
If you are still uncertain about the steps, scroll down to the author description below to see the link of the video tutorial on how to embed the music/video player on your profile.
Video embedding.
TL;DR: Instructions simplified
Edit: You no longer have to be a Beta Tester in order to use the above code, nor a premium member. Anyone can embed a video onto their profile.
:bulletred:Copy Youtube code.
Use this code for custom boxes. You can change the width and height yourself: (You need to be a premium member to use custom boxes.)

Use this code for journals:
You can substitute "youtube" with "film" or "vimeo" in order to embed dA films or vimeo videos. Simply find the video ID for the video you want that corresponds.
:bulletred:Paste code into Custom Box.
:bulletred:Find video on Youtube.
:bulletred:Look at video's URL in the URL bar above or click on Share.
:bulletred:Find video's I
:iconBlackJill:BlackJill
:iconblackjill:BlackJill 3,236 684
Red and Green Content-holder boxes (Rounded) by CypherVisor Red and Green Content-holder boxes (Rounded) :iconcyphervisor:CypherVisor 1,275 94 Boxes by adam3k Boxes :iconadam3k:adam3k 728 85 Custom Backgrounds by SparkLum Custom Backgrounds :iconsparklum:SparkLum 1,812 146 Web Boxes PSD by NishithV Web Boxes PSD :iconnishithv:NishithV 482 72 Colored Text by SimplySilent Colored Text :iconsimplysilent:SimplySilent 588 49 Hover Boxes - Journal Code by sulyia Hover Boxes - Journal Code :iconsulyia:sulyia 277 10 Custom box: Super condensed,responsive devID (CSS) by UszatyArbuz Custom box: Super condensed,responsive devID (CSS) :iconuszatyarbuz:UszatyArbuz 1,361 123 :RandomBoxingGlovePunch: by MenInASuitcase :RandomBoxingGlovePunch: :iconmeninasuitcase:MenInASuitcase 360 123 Apps by redblacktac Apps :iconredblacktac:redblacktac 40 1