Help:Basic edit commands

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Description You type You get
applies anywhere
Italicise text ''italic'' italic
Bold text '''bold''' bold
Bold and italic '''''bold & italic''''' bold & italic
Internal link

(within BelieveTheSign)

[[name of page]]

[[name of page|display text]]

name of page

display text

External link

(to other websites)

[http://www.example.com]

[http://www.example.com display text]
http://www.example.com

[1]

display text
http://www.example.com

Escape wiki markup <nowiki>no ''markup''</nowiki> no ''markup''
applies only at the beginning of the line
Headings

of different sizes

==level 1==
===level 2===
====level 3====
=====level 4=====

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4
Bullet 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
Definition list

;Definition
:item 1
:item 2

Definition
item 1
item 2
Unformatted text

  a space at the
  beginning of each line
  creates unformatted
  monospaced text

a space at the 
beginning of each line 
creates unformatted
monospaced text
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