Please add support for text highlight, e.g. with the
<mark> HTML5 tag.
Often it is desirable to preserve original formatting in quote citations (that already uses bold, italic and underlining), and also a need for emphasizing a specific part of the quotation, with a different style. In this situations, this feature would come handy.
> **[Highlighter](https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Highlighter&oldid=867188893)** > > *For the cosmetic product, see > [Highlighter (cosmetics)](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highlighter_(cosmetics)).* > > A **highlighter** is a type of writing device used to <mark>draw attention to > sections of text by marking them with a vivid, > [translucent](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Translucent) colour</mark>. A > typical highlighter is > [fluorescent](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluorescent) yellow, (…)
This is currently rendered as:
For the cosmetic product, see Highlighter (cosmetics).
<mark> was supported, would render as:
The vivid yellow (or default browser styling) would not be necessary (don't take the example quotation literally). The main reason for this request is that the highlight feature would satisfy the need for “higher meta-level” of the text emphasis, expressed e.g. in: Add quote markup to comments
A solution, that would prevent the highlighting in non-quotation text would be good, to prevent misuse of this feature.