# 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

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Italicise text

''italic''

italic

-

Bold and italic

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

bold & italic

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]]

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

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

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

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

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]]

Strike Through Text

<s>Strike Through Text</s>

Strike Through Text

Line Break

Some Text<br />Some other text.

Some Text
Some other text.

Superscript

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

Text with a notation.[1]

Subscript

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

H2O

Small Text

<small>Small Text</small>

Small Text

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

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.”