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Here you can find common codes that you might wish to use when creating a page on this wiki.

You can also find more extensive documentation at: MediaWiki.

Contents[edit]

Contents (like above) will be created automatically when the page has five or more headings (headlines).

Headlines[edit]

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

Math Equations[edit]

To insert a math equation visit http://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php to create an image of any math equation and save the image to your computer. Set the font size to 200. Upload the image here and then insert it into the wiki page by typing [[File:Filename.gif]] in the place you wish the equation to be displayed.

Alternatively, you can visit http://www.sciweavers.org/free-online-latex-equation-editor. Use font size 24 and font Mathdesign. Upload the image here and then insert it into the wiki page by typing [[File:Filename.gif]] in the place you wish the equation to be displayed.

Google My Maps[edit]

To embed a map from Google My Maps you can past the following code onto any wiki page. Simply replace the "MAPID" with the map id of the Google Map you wish to embed.

{{#widget:Iframe
 |url=https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=MAPID
 |width=100%
 |height=600
 |border=0
 }}

Symbols[edit]

To insert a symbol onto a page you can refer to the documentation at MediaWiki. Common symbols are shown below:

Name You Type You Get
Alpha α α
Ampersand & &
Beta β β
Copyright © ©
Delta δ δ
Empty ∅
Epsilon ε ε
Gamma γ γ
Micro µ µ
Phi Φ Φ
Phi φ φ
Plus and Minus ± ±
Psi Ψ Ψ
Psi ψ ψ
Rho ρ ρ
Theta θ θ
Sigma Σ Σ
Sigma σ σ
Chi χ χ

References[edit]

This wiki requires references. To display a reference type the following in the place after the content the reference relates to:

<ref name='REFERENCE_NAME'>REFERENCE</ref>

At the end of the page insert the following two lines to display the full list of references:

== References ==
<references />

For more information on referencing you can visit MediaWiki.

Comments[edit]

To insert a comment that can only be viewed while editing a wiki page use the following code:

<!-- This is a comment -->

Quotes[edit]

{{quote|a little test}}

Example[edit]

a little test


Links[edit]

Internal Links[edit]

[[Link]]

or

[[Link|Alternate Text]]

Simply place the above around the text you wish link. If a page exists it will automatically link to that page. If the page does not exist it will still create a link and add the text to the list of wanted pages.

External Links[edit]

[http://link.com Alternate Text]

or

http://link.com

File Link[edit]

[[Media:Filename.pdf]]

To upload a file click Upload File on the left and enter the file name in the code above to display the link to the file.

Embed File[edit]

[[File:Filename.jpg]]

or

[[File:Filename.png|300px|thumb|left|alt text]]

To upload a file click Upload File on the left and enter the file name in the code above to embed the file.

Wikimedia Commons[edit]

To learn how to embed images from Wikimedia Commons view the wiki page here.

Common Formatting[edit]

Bold[edit]

'''Bold text'''

Italic[edit]

''Italic text''

Superscript and Subscript[edit]

<sup>Superscript</sup>
<sub>Subscript</sub>

Example[edit]

SuperscriptSuperscript
SubscriptSubscript

New Line[edit]

<br>

Sometimes needed. Check preview before saving a page to check formatting

List (Bullet Points)[edit]

*Text 1 here
*Text 2 here
*Text 3 here

Example[edit]

  • Text 1 here
  • Text 2 here
  • Text 3 here

Ignore Wiki Formatting[edit]

<nowiki>Insert text you don't want formatted here</nowiki>

Tables[edit]

{| class="wikitable sortable"
 |-
 ! Column 1 !! Column 2
 |-
 | Text 1 || Text 2
 |-
 | Text 3 || Text 4
 |-
 | Text 5 || Text 6
 |-
 | Text 7 || Text 8
 |}

Example[edit]

Column 1 Column 2
Text 1 Text 2
Text 3 Text 4
Text 5 Text 6
Text 7 Text 8
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