Strong and bold text
Strong (or bold) text is marked by single or double asterisks.
Textile example: Strong and bold text
*Strong* or **bold** text is displayed by browsers identically as bold text. Therefore, these modifiers can be used interchangingly most times.
Textile input (editable)
More about: Strong and bold text
1. Strong and emphasized markup can be combined:
Textile is *_way_* cool.
2. For markup within a word, square brackets
[ ... ] have to be be used:
Textile is way c[*oo*]l.