Task description and formatting

For both Tasks and Events you can add a description or notes underneath the item Title. To add the description, tap the Return/Enter key at the end of the Title to start the first line of the description.

Text in the description can be formatted (unlike the Title which cannot). The formatting uses Markdown, but you can make use of the format toolbar which appears just above the keyboard. If you have an iPad with an external keyboard, most of the format options are available via a keyboard shortcut; hold down the Command key to see what is available.

The following format options are available for a whole paragraph:

The following format options are available for selected text:

To change the order of your paragraphs, you can use

In the format toolbar there are also Undo and Redo buttons if you make a mistake.