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== Getting started ==
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=The Short Short Quick Reference for Wikis=
  
Quick Reference:
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*To add text to a section of a wiki page, click on the "edit" link for that section, type your text, click "Save"
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*Some the things you may want to share will include links to outside resources, so read the next section on creating links.
  
*[[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting Quick Reference for Formatting Wiki text]]
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==Wiki Links==
  
:This document has basic information about how to create headings and format text. Bold, Italic, Underline, Signature, etc. can be accessed from the edit bar icons.  Here are some other text formats that are useful:
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{| style="color:black; background-color:#ffffcc;" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" border="1"
  
{| style="color:green; background-color:#ffffcc;" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="1"
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|-
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|'''Link Type'''
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|'''You type this:'''
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|'''You get this:'''
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|-
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|Basic website link
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|<nowiki>[http://alfino.org]</nowiki> 
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|  [http://alfino.org]
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|Website link with text label
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|<nowiki>[[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]]</nowiki>
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|[[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]]
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|-
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|Link to an uploaded file
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|<nowiki>[[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]]</nowiki>
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|[[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]]
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|}
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==Text Formating==
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Here are some of the main text formats that are useful:
  
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{| style=cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="1"
 
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|'''Format Type'''
 
|'''Format Type'''
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=====level 5=====
 
=====level 5=====
 
======level 6======</pre>
 
======level 6======</pre>
An article with 4 or more headings automatically creates a [[wikipedia:Wikipedia:Section#Table of contents (TOC)|table of contents]].
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|<!-- hack to prevent TOC viewing for h1 - h6 elements: their style is hardcopied here -->
 
|<!-- hack to prevent TOC viewing for h1 - h6 elements: their style is hardcopied here -->
<div style="font-size: 188%; margin: 0; padding-top: .5em; padding-bottom: .17em; border-bottom: 1px solid #aaa">Level 1</div>
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<div style="font-size: 150%; margin: 0; padding-top: .5em; padding-bottom: .17em; border-bottom: 1px solid #aaa">Level 1</div>
<div style="font-size: 150%; margin: 0; padding-top: .5em; padding-bottom: .17em; border-bottom: 1px solid #aaa">Level 2</div>
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<div style="font-size: 132%; margin: 0; padding-top: .5em; padding-bottom: .17em; border-bottom: 1px solid #aaa">Level 2</div>
<div style="font-size: 132%; font-weight: bold">Level 3</div><!--
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<div style="font-size: 86%; font-weight: bold">Level 3</div><!--
 
--><b>Level 4</b><!--
 
--><b>Level 4</b><!--
--><div style="font-size: 86%; font-weight: bold">Level 5</div><!--
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--><div style="font-size: 80%; font-weight: bold">Level 5</div><!--
--><b style="font-size: 80%">Level 6</b>
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--><b style="font-size: 60%">Level 6</b>
 
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|User name and date stamp
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|<nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>
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|[[User:WikiSysop|Alfino]] 05:26, 7 August 2010 (UTC)
 
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|Horizontal rule
 
|Horizontal rule
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* two
 
* two
 
* three
 
* three
** three point one
 
** three point two
 
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
Inserting a blank line will end the first list and start another.
 
 
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* one
 
* one
 
* two
 
* two
 
* three
 
* three
** three point one
 
** three point two
 
 
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|Numbered list
 
|Numbered list
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<pre>
 
<pre>
 
# one
 
# one
# two<br />spanning more lines<br />doesn't break numbering
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# two
 
# three
 
# three
## three point one
 
## three point two
 
 
</pre>
 
</pre>
 
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# one
 
# one
# two<br />spanning more lines<br />doesn't break numbering
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# two
 
# three
 
# three
## three point one
 
## three point two
 
 
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|Definition list
 
|<pre>
 
;item 1
 
: definition 1
 
;item 2
 
: definition 2-1
 
: definition 2-2
 
</pre>
 
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;item 1
 
: definition 1
 
;item 2
 
: definition 2-1
 
: definition 2-2
 
 
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*[[http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Help:Links&printable=yes Wiki Links]]
 
 
:This document helps you make links in wiki documents.  The main links are:
 
 
 
{| style="color:green; background-color:#ffffcc;" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="1"
 
 
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|'''Link Type'''
 
|'''You type this:'''
 
|'''You get this:'''
 
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|Basic website link
 
|<nowiki>[http://alfino.org]</nowiki> 
 
|  [http://alfino.org]
 
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|Website link with text label
 
|<nowiki>[[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]]</nowiki>
 
|[[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]]
 
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|Link to an uploaded file
 
|<nowiki>[[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]]</nowiki>
 
|[[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]]
 
 
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==Creating Pages== 
  
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1.  In an edit screen, type the name of the new page in double brakets (e.g. [[test new page]]). 
  
[[Category:Main Page]]
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2.  The new page link will appear in red.  Click on it and you will go to the editor for the new page.  Edit and save.

Latest revision as of 11:44, 9 January 2014

The Short Short Quick Reference for Wikis

  • To add text to a section of a wiki page, click on the "edit" link for that section, type your text, click "Save"
  • Some the things you may want to share will include links to outside resources, so read the next section on creating links.

Wiki Links

Link Type You type this: You get this:
Basic website link [http://alfino.org] [1]
Website link with text label [[http://alfino.org Alfino's Website]] [Alfino's Website]
Link to an uploaded file [[Media:filename.pdf | My uploaded file]] My uploaded file

Text Formating

Here are some of the main text formats that are useful:

Format Type You type this: You get this:
Headings of different levels
=level 1=
==level 2==
===level 3===
====level 4====
=====level 5=====
======level 6======
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6
User name and date stamp ~~~~ Alfino 05:26, 7 August 2010 (UTC)
Horizontal rule ----
Bullet list
* one
* two
* three
  • one
  • two
  • three
Numbered list
# one
# two
# three
  1. one
  2. two
  3. three

Creating Pages

1. In an edit screen, type the name of the new page in double brakets (e.g. test new page).

2. The new page link will appear in red. Click on it and you will go to the editor for the new page. Edit and save.