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For basic editing, see [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]] and [[Wikipedia:Wikipedia:How_to_edit_a_page|"How to edit a Wiki page"]].  
  
For the standards and rules of [[Tolkien Gateway]], see [[Tolkien Gateway:Standards]].
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[[Tolkien Gateway]] has set standards for the use of syntax. Please read ''[[Tolkien Gateway:Standards]]'' before contributing.
  
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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;">Cheatsheet</h2>
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| width="20%" style="background:#4169E1; padding:0.3em; text-align:center;"|'''Description'''
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| style="background:#4169E1; padding:0.3em; text-align:center;"|'''You type'''
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| width="20%" style="background:#4169E1; padding:0.3em; text-align:center;"|'''You get'''
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|-
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|Italic text
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<tt><nowiki>''italic''</nowiki></tt>
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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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|Bold text
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<tt><nowiki>'''bold'''</nowiki></tt>
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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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|Bold and italic text
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<tt><nowiki>'''''bold and italic'''''</nowiki></tt>
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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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|| 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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|colspan="3" style="border-top:1px solid #0000FF;"|
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|-
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|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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|Referencing
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|<tt><nowiki>Bilbo was the son of Belladonna Took{{ref|1}}</nowiki></big></tt>
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''(at the end of the article, create a section "References" with the following:)
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<tt><nowiki># {{note|1}} ''[[The Hobbit]]'', [[An Unexpected Party]]</nowiki>
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|Took{{ref|1}}<br><br>
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# {{note|1}} ''The Hobbit''
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|-
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|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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|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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* One
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* Two
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** Two point one
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* Three
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|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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# One
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# Two
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## Two point one
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# Three
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<tt><nowiki>[[Image:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]</nowiki></tt>
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<div style="padding: 0em .5em; font-size:0.9em;">''To change the location add ''<tt><nowiki>|left</nowiki></tt>'' or ''<tt><nowiki>|right</nowiki></tt>'', and to change the size, add ''<tt><nowiki>|{number}px</nowiki></tt>''.''</div>
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[[Image:Parma.gif|thumb|The Tengwa Parma]]
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Revision as of 17:56, 31 July 2008

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

Tolkien Gateway has set standards for the use of syntax. Please read Tolkien Gateway:Standards before contributing.

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 Bilbo was the son of Belladonna Took{{ref|1}}
(at the end of the article, create a section "References" with the following:)

# {{note|1}} ''[[The Hobbit]]'', [[An Unexpected Party]]

TookTemplate:Ref

  1. Template:Note The Hobbit
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

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

To change the location add |left or |right, and to change the size, add |{number}px.
The Tengwa Parma