Illuminated Manuscripts: Vanilla Special Characters

Special characters

Sometime you may need to enter a character like '*' or '>'.
The trouble is, these characters have special meanings in Vanilla and HTML — asterisks, for example, being used to tell vanilla to create a link to another snip.

Special characters can be included using

Or, for certain commonly-used characters, vanilla lets you escape using a '\'

 to insert    use this 
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  *           \*
  {           \{
  }           \}
  <           \<
  >           \>