Discord has quickly become one of the most popular tools for building a community. Countless games, online communities, Crypto aficionados, and more use Discord every day to communicate.
Discord offers a wide variety of features to format text and messages to make it easier to read. But the command for strikethrough text can be confusing to use. If you want your text to look like this in Discord, we’ve got you covered:
To strikethrough your text in Discord, all you have to do is add 2 “~” tildes at the start and end of your text. This works on both the desktop and mobile apps.
See the example below to see how strikethroughs in Discord look:
So if you were to type the following in Discord:
- ~~This is a strikethrough example in Discord~~
The resulting message would display as a strikethrough before you send the message.
If you’re using a U.S. English keyboard, the tilde sign is inputted by pressing Shift and ` keys. The ` key is on the top-left of your keyboard above the Tab key.
Check out the table below to see the strikethrough key combinations in your language.
|Keyboard Language||Key Combination|
|U.S. English||“Shift” and “`”|
|U.K. English||“Shift” and “#”|
|(Canada/Australia) English||“Shift” and “`”|
|German||“Alt Gr” and “+”|
|(Latin America) Spanish||“Alt Gr” and “+”|
|Portuguese||“~” followed by space|
|Turkish||“Alt Gr” and “ü” followed by Space, or “Alt Gr” and “üü”|
|Hebrew||“Shift” and “~”|
|Arabic||“Shift” and “`ذّ”|
|Canada French||“Alt Gr” and “ç” followed by space, or “Alt Gr” + “çç”|
|France French||“Alt Gr” and “é” followed by space, or “Alt Gr” + “éé⌥ Option” + “n” (on Mac)|