Difference: WikiSyntax (5 vs. 6)

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TWiki Language by the Line

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TWiki Shorthand, Quickly

If you can enter text, send an email, your ready for TWiki. Use some simple, intuitive TWiki shorthand, and you have even more control - instantly!

 
  • Separate each paragraph with a blank line.
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  • To display a word or phrase in bold type, surround it by asterisks: *bold type*
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  • To display a word or phrase in bold type, put it in asterisks: *bold type*.
 
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  • To display a word or phrase in italic, surround it by underscores: _italic_
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  • To display a word or phrase in italic, put it in underscores: _italic_.
 
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  • To display a word or phrase in bold italic, surround it by double underscores: __bold italic__
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  • To display a word or phrase in bold italic, put it in double underscores: __bold italic__.
 
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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, a dot, and the WikiWord for that topic: Test.WebHome.
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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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  • If you add a WikiWord for a topic that doesn't exist, you'll see a question mark after it, prompting you (or someone else) to edit the new topic: FreshTopic. Once edited, enter the new WikiName and it will appear as a link to the that page.
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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 ? - FreshTopic (click the ?, but don't save, to preserve the example!).
 
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  • When entering WikiName links, include the home web name as a prefix, ex: all TWiki member pages are in the Main web, so enter Main.YourName.
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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, just type the URL, starting with http://.
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  • For an external link, type the full URL: http://twiki.org.
 
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  • To prevent a WikiName from becoming a link, type <nop> first, <nop>NoLinkPlease.
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  • To prevent a WikiWord from becoming a link, type <nop> first, <nop>NoLinkPlease.
 
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  • To indent with a bullet, enter space-space-space-asterisk-space.
    • Use a multiple of 3 spaces to start nested bullets.
  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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  • To indent with a bullet, enter [space][space][space][asterisk][space].
    • Use multiples of 3 spaces to start nested bullets.
      • Thats 3-6-9-...
  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.
 
  • Always start counting for bullets and such from the beginning of a new line.
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  • 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 include an image, type its URL. You also can Attach an image to the page and display it with text
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  • To display a word or phrase in MONOSPACED TYPE, surround it by '=' characters. 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
	  unformatted text with <pre> or </pre>

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<verbatim> and </verbatim> tags.
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or the special TWiki use <verbatim> and </verbatim> tags.
 
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  • Use three or more consecutive hyphens for a horizontal rule: ---

  • To see the markup for any page, click on Raw text on the lower toolbar.
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  • Use three (or more) consecutive hyphens expands into a horizontal rule: ---

 
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-- MikeMannix - 14 Sep 2001
 
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