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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



Bold text



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)

[ display text]

display text

Escape wiki markup

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

with markup
without ''markup''

Sign your posts
on talk pages


Username 13:30,
18 March 2018 (UTC)

Applies only at the beginning of the line

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
Indented Text

no indents
:one indent
::two indents
:::three indents

no indents

one indent
two indents
three indents
Definition list

:item 1
:item 2

item 1
item 2


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 />.


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.

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