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Telegram desktop now supports text formatting using keyboard shortcuts

Recently, Telegram made an update to there desktop application. The new version 1.3 got released on 01/06/2018. Telegram has also pushed a minor update after it on 11/06/2018, which adds some bug fixes. The most important changes in version 1.3 include the ability to format text using keyboard shortcuts.

Keyboard shortcuts to format text on Telegram desktop

Before getting started, note that your Telegram version is up to date. Ensure that you are using the new version 1.3.

The first thing is to select the text that you need to format, and then use the below keyboard shortcuts on a PC or Mac.

Formatting Type Keyboard shortcut
PC Mac
Bold CTRL + B ⌘ + B
Italics CTRL + I ⌘ + I
Monospace CTRL + SHIFT + M ⌘ + SHIFT + K
Insert link CTRL + K

The next feature is that create link function. For that The create link button will open a popup where you can specify an anchor text and the target URL. So, if you do not want to include the full link in the message text, you can convert it to an anchored link.

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Bibith K Mathew (born on 29 July 1998) is an Indian Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as the CEO and Managing Director Vebcy Innovations and HostMargin India.

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