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WikiSyntax

This Website uses a special syntax to render headlines, links, italic emphasis, table of contents and so on. Below you'll find the expressions to create such things. The syntax can be used in Wiki articles as well as in the forums. If you search for available smileys you find them in Forum Help

Headlines

Code:

# Main Topic
## Sub Topic
### Sub Sub Topic

You may add more # for smaller headlines.

Paragraphs

Code:

This is a simple paragraph.
It continues on this line.

This is a new paragraph.
To get a linebreak inside a paragraph  
end the line with two spaces.

Rendered:

This is a simple paragraph. It continues on this line.

This is a new paragraph. To get a linebreak inside a paragraph
end the line with two spaces.

Emphasis

Code:

*This is italic.*  _This too._

**This is bold.**  __This too.__

***This is bold and italic.***  ___This too.___

Rendered:

This is italic. This too.

This is bold. This too.

This is bold and italic. This too.

Lists

Code:

* Bulleted list
    * Can also be nested
        * Use 4 space characters for every indention level.
- You can also use hyphens.
- Item 3

Rendered:

  • Bulleted list
    • Can also be nested
      • Use 4 space characters for every indention level.
  • You can also use hyphens.
  • Item 3

If you have a headline for your list, make sure to have two line breaks between headline and list. To end the list, you also use line breaks.

Code:

This is an [external link](https://launchpad.net/widelands).

This is an internal link to the [[ WikiSyntax ]] page. This is also a link to [[ WikiSyntax | Description of Wikisyntax ]]

This is a link to the header in the same article [[ WikiSyntax/#links | link to header "Links" in this article ]].  
This a link to a header in an other aricle [[ Main Page/#contents | Link to header #contents in Article Main Page]]

To get the string, you have to create a table of contents (see below) and click on the paragraph's name.

Rendered:

This is an external link.

This is an internal link to the WikiSyntax page. This is also a link to Description of Wikisyntax

This is a link to the header in the same article link to header "Links" in this article.
This a link to a header in an other aricle Link to header #contents in Article Main Page

Images

Code:

This includes an image:

![Widelands Logo](/wlmedia/img/Logo.png)

This includes an image with tooltip (stay with mouse over the image):
![Widelands Logo](/wlmedia/img/Logo.png "The widelands logo")

This includes a clickable image:  
[![barbarians.png](/wlmedia//wlimages/Barbarians.png)](http://wl.widelands.org/wlmedia/news/uploaded/Barbarians.pdf)  

Rendered:

This includes an image:
Widelands Logo

This includes an image with tooltip (stay with mouse over the image):
Widelands Logo

This includes a clickable image:
barbarians.png

Tables

Code:

Header 1 | Header 2 | Alignment right | Alignment center
-------- | -------- | -------------- :|: ------------- :
Value 1 | Value 2 | right | centered
Value 3 | Value 4 | right | centered
Value 5 | Value 6 | right | centered

Rendered:

Header 1 Header 2 Alignment right Alignment center
Value 1 Value 2 right centered
Value 3 Value 4 right centered
Value 5 Value 6 right centered

If you have a headline before your table, make sure to have two line breaks between headline and list. To end the table, you also use line breaks.

Table of Contents

Code:

[TOC]

Rendered:

Note that there must be two line breaks after [ TOC ].
All Headlines (#) will be listed in the table of contents.

Footnotes

Code:

Footnotes[^1] have a label[^label] and a definition[^!DEF].

[^1]: This is a footnote
[^label]: A footnote on "label"
[^!DEF]: The definition of a footnote.

Rendered:

Footnotes1 have a label2 and a definition3.


  1. This is a footnote 

  2. A footnote on "label" 

  3. The definition of a footnote.