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Some Examples

Works anywhere in the text        
Description You type You get
Italics, bold, and both

''italics'', '''bold''', and '''''both'''''

italics, bold, and both

Strikethrough

<s>ineligible</s>

ineligible

Special characters

Ju Land&eacute;esse
Andrea K. H&ouml;st

Ju Landéesse
Andrea K. Höst

Link to another page

[[Ditmar Award]]
[[Ditmar Award]]s

Ditmar Award
Ditmar Awards

Name a link

[[Ditmar rules|rules]]

rules

Link to a section

[[Ditmar Award#Categories]]

Ditmar Award#Categories

References
sources in the article will appear where {{reflist}} is put, typically under a References section towards the bottom of the page.

Hello,<ref name="LoC">[http://www.loc.gov/about/ Library of Congress]</ref> World.<ref>http://www.w3.org/</ref>

Hello again,<ref name="LoC" />

References:

{{reflist}}

Hello,[1] World.[2]

Hello again,[1]

References:

Plain website link

http://www.wikipedia.org

http://www.wikipedia.org

Named website link

[http://www.wikipedia.org Wikipedia]

Wikipedia

Line breaks
(These are alternatives to inserting a blank line.)

A<br/>B{{break}}C

A
B
C

Table

{|border="1" cellspacing="0" text-align="center"
|-
| A
| B
|-
| C
| D
|}

A B
C D
Columns

{{col-begin}}
{{col-break}}
1

2
{{col-break}}
3

4
{{col-end}}

1

2

3

4

Add a page to a category [[Category:Swancon]]

typically placed near the bottom of the page
shows "Swancon" in a bar at bottom of the page

Works only at the beginning of lines    

Description You type You get
Redirect to another page
redirects must be placed at the start of the first line

#REDIRECT [[Ditmar Award]]

Ditmar Award

Redirect to a section of another page

#REDIRECT [[Ditmar Award#Categories]]

Ditmar Award#Categories

Section headings
a Table of Contents will usually be generated when four headings are added to an article
It can be suppressed using __NOTOC__

==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======

(=Level 1= is for page titles)

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three