Difference between revisions of "Formatting"

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'''How to format text'''
 
'''How to format text'''
  
* To italicize text, put two apostrophes at the beginning and two of the end of the passage you would like to appear in Italics (<nowiki>''text''</nowiki>). For bold face, do the same with three apostrophes (<nowiki>'''text'''</nowiki>).  
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* To italicize text, put two apostrophes at the beginning and two of the end of the passage you would like to appear in Italics. For bold face, do the same with three apostrophes.  
* To insert a link, write two opening square brackets, then the name of the file (or URL) you are linking to, and then two closing square brackets (<nowiki>[[file name]]</nowiki>).
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* To insert a link, write two opening square brackets, then the name of the file (or URL) you are linking to, and then two closing square brackets.
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* [[http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting| More options]].
  
  
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'''If you are new to this system, have a look at this [[Sandbox|sandbox]] to get some practice.'''
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'''If you are new to this system, have a look at this [[Sandbox|sandbox]] to look at samples and get some practice.'''

Revision as of 17:16, 19 January 2011

How to edit a document on this Wiki

  • Click on the "edit" tab on the top of the document.
  • You now see a window that looks like a simplified word document.
  • Type in the text.
  • Click on the "save" button at the bottom of the page.
  • That is it.


How to format text

  • To italicize text, put two apostrophes at the beginning and two of the end of the passage you would like to appear in Italics. For bold face, do the same with three apostrophes.
  • To insert a link, write two opening square brackets, then the name of the file (or URL) you are linking to, and then two closing square brackets.
  • [More options].


How to add Greek or Arabic text

  • The default input method is unicode.
  • If you are working in the field, your computer is most likely already set up to use this system.
  • Select a Greek or Arabic keyboard layout on your desktop and then proceed as usual.
  • Troubleshooting


If you are new to this system, have a look at this sandbox to look at samples and get some practice.