Help:Common Buttons

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These are common edit buttons for various formatting tasks. They can be used anywhere in the edit panel.

Button

Description

You type

You get

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Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

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Italicise text

''italic''

italic

-

Bold and italic

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

bold & italic

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Internal links, create links to existing or non existing KB pages. When the page doesn't exist the link text will be red. Creating links to non-existent pages is encouraged.

[[Anthracite Coal]]

[[Anthracite Coal|anthracite coal]]

Anthracite Coal

anthracite coal

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External links, create links to Nepa Crossroads pages not in the KB such as those in the forum or other sites.

[http://www.nepadigital.com]

[http://www.nepadigital.com Visit Nepadigital.Com]

http://www.nepadigital.com

[1]

Visit Nepadigital.Com

http://www.nepadigital.com

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Create math equations as images. See the following link for extensive documentation on the syntax.

Displaying a Formula

<math>x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}</math>

x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^2-4ac}}{2a}

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Turns off wiki code, this is useful such as here where we want to show the code.

<nowiki>[[File:somefile.jpg]]</nowiki>

[[File:somefile.jpg]]

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Strike Through Text

<s>Strike Through Text</s>

Strike Through Text

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Line Break

Some Text<br />Some other text.

Some Text
Some other text.

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Superscript

Text with a notation.<sup>[1]</sup>

Text with a notation.[1]

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Subscript

H<sub>[2]</sub>O

H2O

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Small Text

<small>Small Text</small>

Small Text

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Comments are hidden from displaying in the article but would show up on the edit panel or in the source code. these are useful to leave a note for someone else that might come along in the future to edit the article where you may have done something that may not seem right.

<!-- anthracite deliberately misspelled --> Antacite

Antacite

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Block Quote

Ronald Reagan once said: <blockquote>“One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.”</blockquote>

Ronald Reagan once said:

“One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.”
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