Wiki Markup Guide - Format & Layout

This page provides a guide for doing simple formatting and layout within a wiki page.

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Basic Formatting

Allows for simple formatting of wiki text.
Source Markup
*bold*
_italics_
+underline+
~~strikethrough~~
^^superscript^^
,,subscript,,
---- (Horizontal rule - 4 dashes on a single line)

Rendered Markup
bold
italics
underline
strikethrough
superscript
subscript

Code Block

Allows for text to be formatted as code for languages in which syntax highlighting (see Wiki Markup Guide - Macros) is not supported.
Source Markup
// multi-line
{{ 
   public static void Main()
   { 
     // code goes here 
   }
}}

// single line
{{ single line of text }}

Rendered Markup
// multi-line
   public static void Main()
   { 
     // code goes here 
   } 


// single line
single line of text

Headings

Allows formatting text as a header.
Source Markup
! Heading 1   
!! Heading 2
!!! Heading 3
!!!! Heading 4
!!!!! Heading 5
!!!!!! Heading 6

Rendered Markup

Heading 1

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4

Heading 5
Heading 6

Escaped Markup

Allows use of wiki formatting characters as literal text.
Source Markup
{"text with *unrendered* wiki markup"}

Rendered Text
text with *unrendered* wiki markup

Note: Only use vertical (not curly) quotes to ensure that formatting will not apply.

Lists

Allows for the creation of bullted or numbered lists.
Source Markup
* Bulleted List 1
** Bulleted List 2
*** Bulleted List 3

# Numbered List 1
## Numbered List 1.1
### Numbered List 1.1.1
# Numbered List 2
## Numbered List 2.1

Rendered Markup
  • Bulleted List 1
    • Bulleted List 2
      • Bulleted List 3
  1. Numbered List 1
    1. Numbered List 1.1
      1. Numbered List 1.1.1
  2. Numbered List 2
    1. Numbered List 2.1

Tables

Allows for the creation of simple table layouts.
Source Markup
|| Table Heading 1 || Table Heading 2 || Table Heading 3 ||
| Row 1 - Cell 1 | Row 1 - Cell 2 | Row 1 - Cell 3 |
| Row 2 - Cell 1 | Row 2 - Cell 2 | Row 2 - Cell 3 |

Rendered Markup
Table Heading 1 Table Heading 2 Table Heading 3
Row 1 - Cell 1 Row 1 - Cell 2 Row 1 - Cell 3
Row 2 - Cell 1 Row 2 - Cell 2 Row 2 - Cell 3


Note on block level tags

Block level tags include headings, lists, tables, and multi-line formatted text
  • Tag must be the first thing on the line
  • Closing tag must be the last thing on the line
  • There should be no leading or trailing whitespace

Text Alignment

Allows for alignment of text on the page. Indentation allows for n-level depth.
Source Markup
<{this is left aligned content}<
>{this is right aligned content}>

: this is indented
:: this is double-indented

Rendered Markup
this is left aligned content
 

this is right aligned content
 

this is indented
this is double-indented

Last edited Jul 21, 2010 at 1:01 AM by Ethetica, version 13