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* The '''''I''''' makes everything in the selection ''italics'' (two apostraphes on each side)
* The '''''I''''' makes everything in the selection ''italics'' (two apostraphes on each side)
* The '''<u>Ab</u>''' provides a link to another Wiki page on this site (double square brackets on each side)
* The '''<u>Ab</u>''' provides a link to another Wiki page on this site (double square brackets on each side)
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* The '''little globe and web page''' provides a link to a page elsewhere on the web (single square bracket on each side)
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* The '''little globe and web page''' provides a link to a page elsewhere on the web (single square bracket on each side, there has to be a space separating the url from the name it is given here)
* The '''big <big>A</big>''' creates headline text (two equal signs on each side of the selected text).
* The '''big <big>A</big>''' creates headline text (two equal signs on each side of the selected text).
* The '''picture icon''' enables a graphic file to be inserted (double square brackets on each side, then the word "Image" semicolon then the name of the image file).  Note that graphics have to be uploaded first, that is done by going to the "Upload file" page (listed in the lower left vertical menu, under the search box) and selecting the image you wnat to upload.  
* The '''picture icon''' enables a graphic file to be inserted (double square brackets on each side, then the word "Image" semicolon then the name of the image file).  Note that graphics have to be uploaded first, that is done by going to the "Upload file" page (listed in the lower left vertical menu, under the search box) and selecting the image you wnat to upload.  
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* two or more asterixes or semicolons provide further indenting
* two or more asterixes or semicolons provide further indenting
* For different sized headings, two equal signs on each side of the selected text givces the biggest heading, three equal signs on each side is the next smaller, and four equal signs is smaller again.
* For different sized headings, two equal signs on each side of the selected text givces the biggest heading, three equal signs on each side is the next smaller, and four equal signs is smaller again.
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* for a link to a page with has a different name to the selected text, within the double square brackets, put the page's actual title first, then use the "pipe" symbol (the vertical line "'''|'''", usually on the right of teh keyboard, above the enter key and below the backspace key) then have the name used in the text after that.  So, opening double square brackets, then page title, then "pipe", then linking words on the page you are editing, then closing double square brackets.
Remember if you want to make comments etc on the discussion page, to sign your comments.  This can be done by pressing the signature button (secondmost right blue button) or alternatively just by four tilde (the little squiggly line ~ on the upper left of your keyboard)
Remember if you want to make comments etc on the discussion page, to sign your comments.  This can be done by pressing the signature button (secondmost right blue button) or alternatively just by four tilde (the little squiggly line ~ on the upper left of your keyboard)

Revision as of 21:57, 20 September 2006

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