Editing and formatting entries in Day One for iOS

Adding rich text, photos, audio and more to your entries in Day One for iOS.

Tap an entry in the Timeline view. Then tap anywhere in the body to place the cursor and begin editing. Screen shots show iPhone but these functions are the same for iPad as well.

Tap the Aa icon at the top right of the keyboard to access Headers, Bold, Italics, Highlighting, Numbered Lists, Bullets, Checklists, Quotes, Horizontal Lines, Indent, Outdent.

Users can also manually type using Markdown and the text will convert to Rich Text automatically. For example, type a hashtag (#) and a space and you will initiate a Header 1.

# Header 1
## Header 2
### Header 3


- [] Checklist

- Bullet list

1. Numbered list
2. Numbered List
3. Numbered List

> Quote block

*** horizontal line

Tap the paper clip icon 📎 to access options to add photos, open the camera, audio recording, video recording, open the scan tool, browse via Files (for PDFs, audio, video, photos), draw, entry info, add tags, or input a template.

Highlight text to add hyperlinks, Highlight, Bold, Italics, or tap ••• to access more formatting options.

Tap More (•••) at the top right to access the Undo button. Or tap with 3 fingers on the screen to bring up the iOS undo/redo menu.

Tap the down arrow at the top left of the keyboard or simply swipe down to dismiss the keyboard. This will save/sync the entry.

The Done button closes the entry.


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