Handy list for basic formatting

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This is only a small sampling of what you can do on the Lesson Wiki! For much more detailed information, please check out the following guides:

MediaWiki Guide on Formatting
MediaWiki Guide on Lists
MediaWiki Guide on Images
MediaWiki Guide on Links

List of useful formatting functions
Description You type Example You get
to create indents type :
type ::
type :::
...and so on
: single indent
:: double indent
::: triple indent
single indent
double indent
triple indent
to create italic text type ''some words'' ''hello world'' hello world
to create bold text type '''some words''' '''hello world''' hello world
to create bold and italic text type '''''some words''''' '''''hello world''''' hello world
to create underlined text type <u>some words</u> <u>hello world</u> hello world
to create bulleted lists type *
type **
type ***
...and so on
* single bullet one
* single bullet two
** double bullet
*** triple bullet
  • single bullet one
  • single bullet two
    • double bullet
      • triple bullet
to create numbered lists type #
type ##
type ###
...and so on
# level 1-1
# level 1-2
## level 2
### level 3
  1. level 1-1
  2. level 1-2
    1. level 2
      1. level 3
to a horizontal line type
----
before
----
after

before


after

to create no wiki markup type <nowiki>some words</nowiki> <nowiki>''hello world''</nowiki> ''hello world''
to create a link to a Lesson Wiki page type [[page title]]
type [[page title | link title]]
[[Main Page]]
[[Main Page | The Amazing Main Page]]
Main Page
The Amazing Main Page
to create a link to an external page type http://www.xyz.com
type [http://www.xyz.com link title]
http://www.kumamotojet.com
[http://www.kumamotojet.com KumamotoJET Website]

http://www.kumamotojet.com
KumamotoJET Website

to display an uploaded image type [[File:Example.jpg]] [[File:kumamon.jpg]] Kumamon.jpg
to link an uploaded file type [[Media:Example.pdf]]
type [[Media:Example.pdf | File Name]]
[[Media:Eikaiwa sheet.pdf]]
[[Media:Eikaiwa sheet.pdf | Eikaiwa Sheet]]
Media:Eikaiwa sheet.pdf
Eikaiwa Sheet