Summary of WIKI Formatting Commands

Commonly used WIKI markup codes ...

Text Formatting

Meaning
Text Code
Heading 1
=heading 1=
Heading 2
== heading 2==
Heading 3
=== heading 3===
Bulleted List
* List
** SubList
Numbered List
# numbered
Bold
**bold**
Italics
//italics//
Underline
__underline__
Monospaced Font (raw code)
{{curly braces}}
Escaping
` `escaping` `
(surround in double backtick characters).
Indenting
> Indent
Horizontal Line
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Source Code (formatted Pascal, C#, SQL)
[[code format="delphi|csharp|sql"]] .. [[code]]
Mathematics (LaTeX Markup)
[[math]] .. [[math]]

Page Links

Meaning
Text Code
Page Link
[[pagename|label]] or [[pagename]]
Page Link in Another Wiki
[[space:pagename|label]] or [[space:pagename]]
NOTE: space is case sensitive!
URL
http://some.url or [[http://some.url|label]]
Email
support@cyrious.com or [[mailto:support@cyrious.com|label]]
Anchor
[[#AnchorName]]
Link to an Anchor
[[PageName#AnchorName|Display Text]]
Basic Page Include
[[include page="PAGENAME"]]
Include Page With Section Title
[[include page="PAGENAME" title="Section Title"]]
Include Page With Direct Edit Button
[[include page="PAGENAME" editable="true"]]
Include Page from Other Wiki
[[include page="WIKINAME:PAGENAME"]]

Table Formatting

Meaning
Text Code
Table
|| table cell || table cell || table cell ||
|| table cell || table cell || table cell ||
Table Heading Cell
||~ table heading ||~ table heading ||
|| table cell || table cell ||
Table Cell Alignment
|| left cell ||= centered cell ||> right cell ||
Column Spanning (merging)
||||cell columns 1 and 2 ||
Row Spanning (merging)
|| cell rows 1 and 2 || table cell || table cell ||
||^ || table cell || table cell ||
Table of Contents (Links to Headers on Page)
[[toc]]
Table of Contents (Heading 1 Only)
[[toc|flat]]

Image Imbedding

Meaning
Text Code
Include Uploaded Image
[[image:imagename]]
Optional Parameters
width="20"
height = "20"
align = "left|right|center"
link="page"
caption="text"
Include External Image
[[image:http://www.wikispaces.com/i/l.png]]

  • Notes:
    • Included images must first be uploaded. Click the button on the toolbar to upload the files.
    • Don't upload large image files! Scale them smaller before uploading.

File Linking

Meaning
Text Code
Link to Uploaded File
[[file:stuff.pdf]]
Link to External File
[[http://www.wikispaces.com/stuff.doc|label]]

  • Notes:
    • Included files must first be uploaded. Click the button on the toolbar to upload the files.
    • In general, try to convert the file to WIKI pages and not upload documents. This will make it more usable and save money in the long run.
    • Uploaded documents should usually be split into individual WIKI pages. If not, then upload as PDFs, not DOCs.

See Also