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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page How to edit a Wiki page]
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For those users not familiar with '''editing''' a Wiki, this page lists some basic syntax. For a full list, see [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:Cheatsheet|Wikipedia's Cheatsheet]],
[http://12monkey.org 12monkey]
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[[Wikipedia:Help:Wiki_markup|Markup reference]], or
[http://fastgoesdown.org fastgoesdown]
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[[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page|"How to edit a Wiki page"]].
[http://hybridenom.org hybridenom]
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[http://scykorabbit.org scykorabbit]
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[[Tolkien Gateway]] has set standards for the use of syntax. Please read ''[[Tolkien Gateway:Manual of Style]]'' before contributing. You can try out at our [[Tolkien Gateway: Sandbox|Sandbox]].
[http://za-xanax.org za-xanax]
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{|align="center" style="width:100%; border:2px #0000FF solid; background:#blue; text-align:left;"
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|colspan="3" align="center" style="background:#0000FF; text-align:center;" |
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<h2 style="margin:.5em; margin-top:.1em; margin-bottom:.1em; border-bottom:0; font-weight:bold; color:white;">Cheatsheet</h2>
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| width="20%" style="background:#4169E1; padding:0.3em; text-align:center; color:white;"|'''Description'''
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| style="background:#4169E1; padding:0.3em; text-align:center; color:white;"|'''You type'''
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| width="20%" style="background:#4169E1; padding:0.3em; text-align:center; color:white;"|'''You get'''
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|-
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|style="background:white;"|Italic text
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|style="background:white;"|
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<tt><nowiki>''italic''</nowiki></tt>
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|style="background:white;"|
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''italic''
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|colspan="3" style="border-top:1px solid #0000FF;"|
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|-
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|style="background:white;"|Bold text
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|style="background:white;"|
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<tt><nowiki>'''bold'''</nowiki></tt>
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|style="background:white;"|
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'''bold'''
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|colspan="3" style="border-top:1px solid #0000FF;"|
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|-
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|style="background:white;"|Bold and italic text
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|style="background:white;"|
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<tt><nowiki>'''''bold and italic'''''</nowiki></tt>
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|style="background:white;"|
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'''''bold and italic'''''
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|colspan="3" style="border-top:1px solid #0000FF;"|
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|-
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|style="background:white;"| Internal link <br />
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''(within Tolkien Gateway)''</div>
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<tt><nowiki>[[Bilbo Baggins]]</nowiki></tt><br />
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<tt><nowiki>[[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]</nowiki></tt>
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[[Bilbo Baggins]]<br />
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[[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]
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|-
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|colspan="3" style="border-top:1px solid #0000FF;"|
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|-
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|style="background:white;"|External link<br />
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''(to other websites)''</div>
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<tt><nowiki>[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]</nowiki></tt><br />
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<tt><nowiki>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm]</nowiki></tt><br />
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<tt><nowiki>[[Wikipedia:Ian Holm|Wikipedia]]</nowiki></tt><br />
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[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]<br />
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm]<br />
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[[Wikipedia:Ian Holm|Wikipedia]]<br />
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|style="background:white;"|Referencing
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|style="background:white;"|<tt><nowiki>Simple: Fact<ref>Source</ref></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref></nowiki><br>
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<nowiki>Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/></nowiki></tt>
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''(at the end of the article, type <nowiki>{{</nowiki>[[Template:References|references]]<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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|style="background:white;"|Simple: Fact<ref>Source</ref><br>
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Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref><br>
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Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/>
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<small><references/></small>
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|style="background:white;"|Section headers<br />
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<tt><nowiki>== Level 1 ==</nowiki></tt><br />
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<tt><nowiki>=== Level 2 ===</nowiki></tt><br />
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<tt><nowiki>==== Level 3 ====</nowiki></tt><br />
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== Level 1 ==
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=== Level 2 ===
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==== Level 3 ====
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|style="background:white;"|Adding bullets
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<tt>* One</tt><br />
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<tt>* Two</tt><br />
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<tt>** Two point one</tt><br />
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<tt>* Three</tt>
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|style="background:white;"|__NOTOC__
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* One
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* Two
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** Two point one
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* Three
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|-
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|style="background:white;"|Numbered list
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''Empty lines between list items restarts numbering at 1.''</div>
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<tt># One</tt><br />
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<tt># Two</tt><br />
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<tt>## Two point one</tt><br />
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<tt># Three</tt><br />
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|style="background:white;"|__NOTOC__
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# One
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# Two
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## Two point one
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# Three
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|style="background:white;"|Thumbnail image<br>
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''See also [[Help: Images]].''</div>
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<tt><nowiki>[[File:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]</nowiki></tt>
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[[File:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]
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|style="background:white;"|Poem extension
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|style="background:white;"|<tt><nowiki><poem style="font-style:italic; margin-left:20px;">
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The text</nowiki><br><nowiki>
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Of the Poem</nowiki><br><nowiki>
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Goes here</nowiki><br><nowiki>
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</poem></nowiki>
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|style="background:white;"|<poem style="font-style:italic; margin-left:20px;">
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The text
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Of the Poem
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</poem>
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[[Category:Help]]

Latest revision as of 13:49, 5 July 2012

For those users not familiar with editing a Wiki, this page lists some basic syntax. For a full list, see Wikipedia's Cheatsheet, Markup reference, or "How to edit a Wiki page".

Tolkien Gateway has set standards for the use of syntax. Please read Tolkien Gateway:Manual of Style before contributing. You can try out at our Sandbox.

Cheatsheet

Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic text

'''''bold and italic'''''

bold and italic

Internal link
(within Tolkien Gateway)

[[Bilbo Baggins]]
[[Bilbo Baggins|Bilbo]]

Bilbo Baggins
Bilbo

External link
(to other websites)

[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000453/ IMDb]
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Holm]
[[Wikipedia:Ian Holm|Wikipedia]]

IMDb
[1]
Wikipedia

Referencing Simple: Fact<ref>Source</ref>

Source used more than once:<ref name="tralala">Source 2</ref>
Reusing such a note: <ref name="tralala"/>

(at the end of the article, type {{references}}
Simple: Fact[1]

Source used more than once:[2]
Reusing such a note: [2]

  1. Source
  2. 2.0 2.1 Source 2
Section headers

== Level 1 ==
=== Level 2 ===
==== Level 3 ====

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Adding bullets

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list
Empty lines between list items restarts numbering at 1.

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Thumbnail image
See also Help: Images.

[[File:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]

The Tengwa Parma
Poem extension <poem style="font-style:italic; margin-left:20px;"> The text
Of the Poem
Goes here
</poem>

The text
Of the Poem
Goes here