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Advanced Formatting Techniques

We have tried to make wikiHow easy enough that anyone can edit it without learning any advanced techniques. But if you are curious, here are a few tips on wiki markup. The right side of the page shows the text you enter; the left side of the page shows what it will look like. Template:Toc

Text Formatting

To Bold Text

To '''Bold''' Text
To Italicize Text
To ''Italicize'' Text

To break two lines of Text.
Second line.
To break two lines of Text.<br>Second line.

Links

Links to local pages



Add a link to Any wikiHow Article

[[Any wikiHow Article]]
Add a link Any wikiHow Article with a display name
[[Any wikiHow Article|display name]]



Links to external web sites


Add a link to http://AboutUs.org

http://AboutUs.org
Add a link to AboutUs with a display name
[http://AboutUs.org AboutUs]

Lists

Simple lists


  • Text for a bulleted list item.
    • Text for second-level list.
      • Text for third level, etc.
* Text for a bulleted list item.
** Text for second-level list.
*** Text for third level, etc.

Numbered lists


  1. Text for a numbered list item.
    1. Text for second-level list.
      1. Text for third level, etc.
    2. Another Text for the second level.
# Text for a numbered list item.
## Text for second-level list.
### Text for third level, etc.
## Another Text for the second level.

Mixed lists


  • Create mixed lists
    1. and nest them
      • like this
    2. 2nd number level
* Create mixed lists
*# and nest them
*#* like this
*# 2nd number level

Categories

Add a category to a page
[[Category:Category name]]
Display a category link on a page
[[:Category:Category name]]
Display a category link on a page with a display name
[[:Category:Category name|Display name]]

Tables

Table Title
header header 1 header 2 header 3
row 1 header row 1 cell 1 row 1 cell 2 row 1 cell 3
row 2 header row 2 cell 1 row 2 cell 2 row 2 cell 3
{| class="wikitable" border="1" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1"
|+ Table Title
|-
! header
! header 1
! header 2
! header 3
|- Style="color: red; background: yellow"
! row 1 header
| row 1 cell 1
| row 1 cell 2
| row 1 cell 3
|-
! row 2 header
| row 2 cell 1
| Style="color: white; background: blue"|row 2 cell 2
| row 2 cell 3
|}

Coloured Writing

Type in

{{YOURCOLOURHERE|YOURTEXTHERE}}

E.g. {{green|Hello}} = Template:Green

Other Sources of Help

de:Wikisyntax nl:Geadvanceerde-Wiki-Syntax-gebruiken