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This page provides a more complete list of some of the markup sequences available in PmWiki. Note that it's easy to create and edit pages without using any of the markups below, but if you ever need them, they're here.
To experiment with the rules, please try editing the Design/WikiSandbox.
Indented Paragraphs (Quotes)
->Four score and seven years ago our fathers placed upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers placed upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Bullet lists are made by placing asterisks at the left margin. More asterisks increases the level of bullet:
* First-level list item ** Second-level list item ** Another second-level item * A first-level item
Four or more dashes (----) at the beginning of a line produce a horizontal line.
See also WikiStyles for advanced text formatting options.
A free link is a page name reference that doesn't follow the WikiWord convention.
Often, there is no natural WikiWord for naming a page. That's when
For more information please see the FreeLinks documentation.
Headings are made by placing a exclamation mark (!) at the left margin. More exclamation marks increases the level of heading. For example,
! Level 1 Heading
Level 1 Heading
!! Level 2 Heading
Level 2 Heading
!!! Level 3 Heading
Level 3 Heading
Anything placed between [= and =] is not interpreted by PmWiki/PmWiki. This makes it possible to easily do WikiWords that are not links and turn off other special formatting interpretation. The [= and =] can span multiple input lines, allowing effects to be applied to multiple input lines. For example, space[= at the beginning of a line will cause the text up to the next =] to be monospace and uninterpreted by PmWiki/PmWiki (useful for program listings).
Numbered lists are made by placing number-signs (#) at the left margin.
# Prepare the experiment ## Unwrap the pop-tart ## Insert the pop-tart into the toaster # Begin cooking the pop tart # Stand back
Definition lists are made by placing colons at the left margin:
:term:definition of term ::second-level item: definition of 2nd-level item
Table are defined by enclosing cells with '||'. A cell with leading and trailing spaces is centered; a cell with leading spaces is right-aligned; all other cells are left-aligned. An empty cell will cause the previous cell to span multiple columns. (There is currently no mechanism for spanning multiple rows.) A line beginning with '||' specifies the table attributes for subsequent tables.
||align=center border=1 width=50% ||Left || Center || Right|| ||A || B || C|| || || single || || || || multi span ||||
For more information see SimpleTables, SimpleTables2 and AdvancedTables.
When creating pages it's common to use commercial trademarks, copyright, umlaut, and other non-keyboard symbols. therefore it's important that you have the means to input these special characters.
ISO Standard codes
PmWiki supports the HTML special character listings by the w3c. W3C Page of Special Character codes ISO standard.
Here are some samples:
For a nice table of the same codes that show the codes with the output go to the Noble Desktop special character page.
Other ways to do it:
Find the "Character Map" utility in your computer's System Tools folder. Click the symbol you're interested in, and note the keystroke information at the bottom of the box. You execute these by holding "Alt" while keying the numbers on the numerical keypad of your keyboard (not the numbers across the top of the board).
© = Alt+0169 = © | ® = Alt+0174 = ® | ° = Alt+0176 = ° (degrees).
Text following a
%comment% This is a hidden comment line that doesn't show.
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PmWiki is a WikiWikiWeb system developed by Patrick Michaud in the PHP scripting language.