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Create a inner wiki link on page with two brackets around the link <nowiki>[[link]]</nowiki>
 
Create a inner wiki link on page with two brackets around the link <nowiki>[[link]]</nowiki>
  
Create an external link by typing in the fully qualified address
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Create an external link by typing in the fully qualified address and link text in single brackets </nowiki>[link text]</nowiki>
  
 
When you create the link, click it to create the page.
 
When you create the link, click it to create the page.
  
 
<nowiki>===</nowiki> around text will create headlines to the number of = characters
 
<nowiki>===</nowiki> around text will create headlines to the number of = characters
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(It will also auto-generate a table of contents if you have multple levels)
  
 
'''bold text''' by using three feet marks <nowiki>'''</nowiki>
 
'''bold text''' by using three feet marks <nowiki>'''</nowiki>
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* List item 2
 
* List item 2
 
* List item 3
 
* List item 3
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Numbered lists begin with a <nowiki>#</nowiki>
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# Item 1
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# Item 2
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# Item 3
  
 
Using an image as a link to a page:
 
Using an image as a link to a page:
  
 
[http://support.uakron.edu/wiki/index.php/PSV9 http://support.uakron.edu/wiki/images/d/de/Oracle_db_sm.jpg]
 
[http://support.uakron.edu/wiki/index.php/PSV9 http://support.uakron.edu/wiki/images/d/de/Oracle_db_sm.jpg]
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You can add a pre-formatted code-style box by starting a line with a space or using the <nowiki><pre></pre></nowiki> tags around your text.
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Code Sample
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Tables are a little trickier, using curly braces and pipes and stuff. See the [[Site of Sites]] page for an example.
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[[Category:PSV9]]
 
[[Category:PSV9]]

Revision as of 18:01, 10 April 2008

PSV9

MediaWiki Help page - http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents

MediaWiki formatting cheat sheet for print out - http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Reference_card

Basic MediWiki page editing, formatting and creation

Create a inner wiki link on page with two brackets around the link [[link]]

Create an external link by typing in the fully qualified address and link text in single brackets </nowiki>[link text]</nowiki>

When you create the link, click it to create the page.

=== around text will create headlines to the number of = characters (It will also auto-generate a table of contents if you have multple levels)

bold text by using three feet marks '''

when you want to create a new line, enter two paragraph returns

bullet lists begin with an asterisk

  • List item 1
  • List item 2
  • List item 3

Numbered lists begin with a #

  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
  3. Item 3

Using an image as a link to a page:

http://support.uakron.edu/wiki/images/d/de/Oracle_db_sm.jpg

You can add a pre-formatted code-style box by starting a line with a space or using the <pre></pre> tags around your text.

Code Sample

Tables are a little trickier, using curly braces and pipes and stuff. See the Site of Sites page for an example.