Difference: WikiSyntax (9 vs. 10)

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Instant TWiki Shorthand

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TWikiShorthand Basics

 
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If you can enter text, write an email, you're ready for TWiki. Use simple, intuitive TWiki shorthand to get even more control - instantly!
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If you can enter text, you're ready for TWiki. With a few simple, intuitive TWikiShorthand rules, you'll be able to use plain text to create well-styled postings, instantly. Here's a fast-track guide to shorthand basics...
 
  • Separate each paragraph with a blank line.
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  • To link to another Wiki topic, type the WikiWord for that topic. To link to a Wiki topic in another web, type the name of the web, and a dot, first: Test.WebHome.

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    • When entering WikiName signatures - like, guest - include the Main as a prefix, since all TWiki member pages are in the Main web: Main.YourName.
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  • If you enter a WikiWord for a topic that doesn't exist, it'll appear highlighted, with question mark at the end, prompting you (or someone else) to start off the new topic by clicking the ? - NewTopic (click the ?, but don't save, to preserve the example!).
 
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  • If you enter a WikiWord for a topic that doesn't exist, it appears highlighted, with a question mark link at the end, prompting you (or someone else) to start off the new topic by clicking the ? - FreshTopic (try clicking the ?, but don't save, or you'll create a FreshTopic page and ruin this example).
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  • When entering WikiName signatures - like, guest - include the Main as a prefix, since all TWiki member pages are in the Main web: Main.YourName.
 
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  • For an external link, type the full URL: http://twiki.org.
 
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  • To prevent a WikiWord from becoming a link, type <nop> first, <nop>WikiWord = WikiWord
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  • To prevent a WikiWord from becoming a link, type <nop> first, <nop>NoLinkPlease.
 
  • To indent with a bullet, enter [space][space][space][asterisk][space].
    • Use multiples of 3 spaces to start nested bullets.
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    1. Start items in a numbered list with [space][space][space][1][space].
    2. The "1" (or any number) will be replaced by the correct number, in order.
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  • Always start counting spaces for bullets and such from the beginning of a new line.
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  • Always start counting for bullets and such from the beginning of a new line.
 
  • To include an image, type its URL. You also can Attach an image to the page and display it with text
    =%ATTACHURL%/yourimagefilename.jpg=.
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  • To display a word or phrase in MONOSPACED type, put it in equal signs: =like this=.
    Use ==two== for bold: bold mono.
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  • To display a word or phrase in MONOSPACED TYPE, put it in equal signs: =like this=.
    Use ==two== for bold: bold mono.
 
	  Surround code excerpts, filenames, and other

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  • Use three (or more) consecutive hyphens expands into a horizontal rule: ---
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-- MikeMannix - 01 Oct 2001
 
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