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Text formatting markup

Description You type You get
Italic text ''italic'' italic
Bold text '''bold''' bold
Bold and italic '''''bold & italic''''' bold & italic
Escape wiki markup <nowiki>no "markup"</nowiki> no ''markup''
Fixed width text

<tt>Fixed width text</tt>

Fixed width text

only at the beginning of the line
Indent text

:Single indent
::Double indent
:::::Multiple indent

Single indent
Double indent
Multiple indent
Headings of

different levels [1]

=level 1=[2]
==level 2==
===level 3===
====level 4====
=====level 5=====
======level 6======

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 6

Horizontal rule

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Bullet list

* one
* two
* three
** three point one
** three point two

  • one
  • two
  • three
    • three point one
    • three point two
Numbered list

# one
# two<br />spanning several lines<br />without breaking the numbering
#: you can also use #:
#: which might feel more intuitive
#: because you get to edit on multiple lines
# three
## three point one
## three point two

  1. one
  2. two
    spanning several lines
    without breaking the numbering
    you can also use #:
    which might feel more intuitive
    because you get to edit on multiple lines
  3. three
    1. three point one
    2. three point two
Mixture of bulleted
and numbered lists

# one
# two
#* two point one
#* two point two

  1. one
  2. two
    • two point one
    • two point two
Definition list

;Definition
:item 1
:item 2

Definition
item 1
item 2
Preformatted text

  preformatted text is done with
  a space at the
  beginning of the line

preformatted text is done with
a space at the 
beginning of the line
Preformatted text with no indentation

 <pre> some preformatted text with no indentation </pre>

some preformatted
text with no indentation
Blockquotes

Body
text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text

<blockquote> quote quote quote quote quote quote </blockquote>

text text text text text text text text text text text text

Body
text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text

quote quote quote quote quote quote

text text text text text text text text text text text text

Comment

<!--This is comment-->


Notes:

  1. An article with four or more headings will automatically create a table of contents.
  2. Use of a level 1 heading is highly discouraged as it appears with the same formatting and size as the page title, which can be confusing.