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The following are more examples of wikitext formatting.

See also Help:Wikitext, plus link examples and table examples.

Wikitext cheatsheetEdit

Description You type You get
Insert the current date and time (UTC), as of the time of posting ~~~~~ 09:10, 29 September 2016 (UTC)
Insert username link
Will use contents of Custom signature: entry box in Signature section of preferences, if filled in
~~~ Your username
Display wikitext code as typed <nowiki>[[This is not a link]]</nowiki> [[This is not a link]]
Add a line break This is<br /> broken in two. This is
broken in two.
The following will work only when it is the only text on a line of code
A horizontal line ----
The following will work only when used at the start of a line of code
Bold definition term

Any colons (:) at the end of a line starting with a semi-colon (;) will be ignored.
Use &#58; to show a colon.

; Wikitext : Special text that is converted by a wiki into HTML or some other code.

Wikitext
Special text that is converted by a wiki into HTML or some other code.
Indents

: One
:: Two
::: Three
:::: Four

One
Two
Three
Four
Preformatted text

_Text

Text

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