# Can I make parts of my profile description bold or italicized?

Can I make parts of my profile description bold or italicized?

## Can I make parts of my profile description bold or italicized?

Now, let's take a look at how you actually do it—because Malt is not exactly like some of the other online platforms.

To put text in bold, you have two options:

1. Insert the text to be bolded between two asterisks: **bold**

2. Insert the text to be bolded between two underscores: __also bold__

To put text in italics, you have two options as well:

1. Insert the text to be bolded between single asterisks: *italic*

2. Insert the text to be bolded between single underscores: _italic_