External Links (Advanced Editing Topics)
Two Minute Markup Tutorial
To edit a page, click on the Edit tab. Put the text shown in the dotted box below into the edit box. After you hit the Save Page button the corresponding text shown below will be rendered.
'''Bold text using three apostrophes'''
Bold text using three apostrophes
''Italic text using two apostrophes''
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== Level 2 Header ==
Level 2 Header
=== Level 3 Header ===
Level 3 Header
results in a "horizontal rule"
[http://www.cnn.com/ The CNN Website]
Results in an link to the outside
Results in a link to a page on this Wiki (if the page isn't there, clicking will take you to the edit page)
Categories Specific to the MS Terms Wiki
All pages can be put into a category if the following text is included at the bottom of the page:
[[Category:Some Important Things]]
where Some Important Things is the category name. The list of cagegories for the MS terms Wiki is on this page
and an example of a sorted category page is here:
You can link directly to the category listing by including the following anywhere in the page (note the full colon at the left):
Templates Specific to the MS Terms Wiki
If you want the same stuff on different pages, you can use a template. The templates are special Wiki pages and can be edited in the same way. They will also take arguments like subroutines. Here are some templates for this Wiki:
The Wiki used by this site has some special variables that depend on the page. The way they are rendered depends on the time, on the project, or on the page in which it occurs. The link below contains a list of variables that can be used in the wikitext.