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Help:Formatting

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You can format your text using wiki markup. This consists of normal characters like asterisks, single quotes or equation marks which have a special function in the wiki, sometimes depending on their position. For example, to format a word in italic, you include it in two single quotes like ''this''

Text formatting markup

Description You type You get
Applies anywhere
Italicise text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Internal link

(within Wiki Law School)

[[Civil Procedure]]
[[Torts|really fun class]]

Civil Procedure
really fun class

Redirect to another page

#redirect [[Antitrust]]

(redirect to) Antitrust

External link

(to other websites)

[http://www.example.com]
[http://www.example.com display text]
http://www.example.com

[1]
display text
http://www.example.com

Escape wiki markup

with ''markup''
<nowiki>without ''markup''</nowiki>

with markup
without ''markup''

Sign your posts
on talk pages

~~~~

Username 02:42,
25 April 2017 (UTC)

Applies only at the beginning of the line
Headings

of different sizes

==level 1==
===level 2===
====level 3====
=====level 4=====

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4
Bullet list

* one
* two
** two point one
* three

  • one
  • two
    • two point one
  • three
Numbered list

# one
# two
## two point one
# three

  1. one
  2. two
    1. two point one
  3. three
Definition list

;Definition
:item 1
:item 2

Definition
item 1
item 2

Paragraphs

Wiki Law School ignores normal line breaks. To start a new paragraph, leave an empty line. You can also start a new line with the HTML tag <br />.

HTML

Some HTML-Tags are allowed in Wiki Law School, for example <code>, <div>, <span> and <font>.

More advanced formatting

Beyond the basic text formatting markup shown above, there are some more advanced formatting tricks:

Style Guide

See the Wiki Law School:Manual of Style for a general guideline for the creation, editing, and formatting of uniform Wiki Law School outlines.

External Links

http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Editing