Difference: WikiSyntax (16 vs. 17)

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TWiki Shorthand Basics

If you can enter text, you're ready for TWiki. With a few simple, intuitive TextFormattingRules, you'll be able to use plain text to create well-styled postings, instantly. Here's a fast-track guide to shorthand basics...

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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>NoLinkPlease.
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  • To prevent a WikiWord from becoming a link, type <nop> or an exclamation point first: <nop>NoLinkPlease or !NoLinkPlease.
 
  • To indent with a bullet, enter [space][space][space][asterisk][space].
    • Use multiples of 3 spaces to start nested bullets.
      • That's 3-6-9-...
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  • To create a numbered list:
 
  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.
  3. To add a new paragraph without restarting list numbering, use the %BR% variable, like below:
    Text added (in new paragraph)
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  • Always start counting spaces 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
    %ATTACHURL%/yourimagefilename.jpg
 
  • 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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  • Use <verbatim> to enclose code excerpts, filenames, and other unformatted text, with the opening and closing tags on their own separate lines:
<verbatim>
unformatted text!
</verbatim>
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  • Use <verbatim> to enclose code excerpts, filenames, and other unformatted text:
    <verbatim>
    unformatted text!
    </verbatim>

    ALERT! NOTE: VARIABLES can be set within verbatim tags, that is, they are not disabled
 
  • Three (or more) consecutive hyphens expand into a horizontal rule:
    ---
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  • Follow GoodStyle recommendations when editing topics.
 
 
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