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How can I format text in control descriptions and free fields?

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If you want some of the text in the control description, control task instructions or risk descriptions to have either bold or/and italic typography, you can use following syntax:

For bold text: **Insert your text here**

For italic text: *Insert your text here*

For bold and italic text: ***Insert your text here***

You can see what the different text formats looks like in the picture below:

If you want to make a list within your description you can type in 3 spaces before the "-" in the listed items. E.g. 

1. Control description
(Three spaces here) -  Text

(Three spaces here) -  Text

2. Control description
(Three spaces here) -  Text

(Three spaces here) -  Text

Above will look like the below example in your control description:

Learn more:

Do you want to give your control more detail? Go to How can I give my control title and description?

Would you like to add links to your control? Go to How can I add links to the control?