New Delhi: WhatsApp, the instant communication app, is reportedly rolling out new text formatting tools to enable users to customize the appearance of their messages. These tools, which include code blocking, quoting specific text, and creating lists, are aimed at enhancing the user experience while sending messages.
According to Wabetainfo, the feature is now available to some beta testers who previously joined the official beta program of WhatsApp Web.
The latest updates of the web client finally bring a variety of new text formatting options to improve how users can customise the appearance and layout of their messages. While the screenshot can already give you a glimpse of these new text formatting tools, we can also explore a detailed description with the following list:
Code Block: This tool is mainly designed to make it easier for users to share code within WhatsApp. While it’s commonly used by software engineers and programmers, it’s accessible to all users in various situations, even for better highlighting messages. To format your text as a code block, simply use backticks (`) between the desired text.
Quote Block: The Quote Block is useful for responding to a specific part of a previous message. You can create a quote block by adding the “>” character before the text you want to quote.
Lists: Lists provide a clear way to organize information. You can create ordered lists by adding one of the following characters before your text: “*”, “-“, or numbers.
These tools make it easier for users to apply anew style to their messages, whether it’s for casual conversations or more formal discussions. The feature to apply new text formatting tools to messages is available to more beta testers who joined the official beta program of WhatsApp Web and use the latest version of the web client