# RST Quick Reference¶

Underline titles with punctuation
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For subtitles, switch to another punctuation mark
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*Italic* **bold** name function() expression = 3 + 3
Hyperlink <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyperlink>_ Link_

.. image:: images/python-logo.png
.. A comment block starts with two periods, can continue indented.

A paragraph is one or more lines of un-indented text, separated
from the material above and below by blank lines.

“Block quotes look like paragraphs, but are indented with
one or more spaces.”

| Because of the pipe characters, this will become one line,
| And this will become another line, like in poetry.

term
Definition for the “term”, indented beneath it.
another term
And its definition; any of these definitions can continue on for
several lines by — you guessed it! — being similarly indented.

* Each item in a list starts with an asterisk (or “1.”, “a.”, etc).
* List items can go on for several lines as long as you remember to
keep the rest of the list item indented.

Code blocks are introduced by a double-colon and are indented::

import docutils
print help(docutils)