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KeyWiki Editing Cheatsheet

Use this guide to facilitate editing        
Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic text

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

bold & italic

Link to another KeyWiki page

[[Name of page]]
[[Name of page|Text to display]]

Name of page
Text to display

Link internal heading

[[#Heading name]]
[[#Heading name2|Name2]]

#Heading name
Name2

Show an image

[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|alt=text|Caption]]

Size an image

[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|60px|alt=text|Cap]]

(option "60px" means 60 pixels wide)

Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]]

(place near the bottom of a page)
Shows "Category name" in a bar at bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
Signature
Sign your contributions when posting to a Talk Page.

~~~~

(Do not sign in an article, only on talk-pages.)

Username (talk) 03:34, 23 August 2014 (UTC)

<center>Using Templates              
Description You type You get
Use a template

{{example}}

Template:Example

Use {{Smallcaps}}

{{smallcaps|This Text}}

Template:Smallcaps

Use {{Convert}} to change units

{{convert|29|km|mi}}

29 kilometres (18 mi)

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Description You type You get
Redirect to another page
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

30px Target page

Redirect to a section of another page

#REDIRECT [[Target page#anchorName]]

30px Target page#anchorName

Section headings
A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.

==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======

(Do not use  =Level 1=  as it is for page titles)

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Nonindexed headers
(left out of Table of Contents)

; Header name

(has a leading semicolon ";" in front)

Header name

(will not appear in Table of Contents)
Bulleted 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
Indenting text
This is used when replying on a talk page, to make it easier to follow conversations.

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent

<center>Adding footnote references    

Cheatsheet for citing a website or publication
Referencing for beginners

Insert footnotes as references in a page to list at page bottom
 

Hello,<ref>Encyclopædia Britannica</ref> World.<ref>http://www.w3.org/</ref>

References: {{reflist}}

Hello,[1] World.[2]

References:

  1. Encyclopædia Britannica
  2. http://www.w3.org/

<center>Changing text fonts        

Description You type You get
Small text

<small>smaller text</small>

smaller text

Set text font color blue

<span style="color:blue">words</span>

words

Set text gold (see: Web colors)

<span style="color:gold">golden </span>

golden

Set text grayish

<span style="color:#616161">grayed</br /></span>

grayed

Set text white-on-blue

<span style="color:white; background:blue">
blue background</span>

blue background

Strike through text

<s>strike words</s>

strike words

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