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I would prefer not to use Markdown in the Card Descriptions in Trello as I often use include words that contain underscores. Is there a setting to turn Markdown off?

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You cannot disable Markdown in card descriptions in Trello. However, Markdown allows you to use backslash escapes to generate literal characters which would otherwise have special meaning in Markdown’s formatting syntax. For example, if you wanted to surround a word with literal underscores, you can use backslashes before the underscores, like this:

\_literal underscores\_

The output would be:

_literal underscores_
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Yes, but it is not fun, when you are copy-paste few such descriptions from another source and you must go through each manually to make it readable. –  user83240 Dec 18 '14 at 11:14

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