bLADE Wiki: Markup Reference

A guide to the markup that bLADE Wiki supports 

Wiki Markup

The previous page explains the basic idea of the wiki markup and how it is used. 

(It also explains how to avoid using it if you don't want it)

This page gives a rundown of the different wiki markup characters.

A summary is also included in the Help provided with both the desktop and mobile versions, in case you forget!

Inline Formatting

Surround the text with... 

  •     *             *bold*
  •     _             _underline_
  •     =             =italics=
  •     -             -strike- 

Headings

Remember to start the line with...

  •     +             +heading 1
  •     ++            ++heading 2
  •     +++           +++heading 3
  •     ++++          ++++heading 4
  •     +++++         +++++heading 5
  •     ++++++        ++++++heading 6

Lists

Remember to start the line with...

  •   -             - bullet point
  •   --            -- indented bullet
  •   ---           --- very indented
  •   #             # numbered list
  •   ##            ## indented number
  •   ###           ### very indented

         etc.

Tables

Remember to start the line with...

  •   |             create a tabl

Use the same character (the vertical bar | ) to separate out cells in a table. 

For example:

 | Each | of | these | words | in | it's | own | box

Horizontal Line

Remember to start the line with... 

  • ___             (three underscore characters)

Blockquote

Remember to start the line with...

  •  >        > quoted text
  •  >>       >> quoted quote
  •  >>>      >>> a quoted quoted quote

     etc.

Smileys 

Use anywhere in normal text...

  • :-)    :)             happy
  • :-(    :(             sad
  • :-D    :D             grin
  • :-P    :P             tongue
  • :-O    :O             shock