Text Formatting FAQ
The most frequently asked questions about text formatting are answered. Also, TextFormattingRules
contains the complete TWiki shorthand system on one quick reference page.
How do I make a separator?
Create a separator - a horizontal rule - by entering three dashes at the beginning of a blank line:
. You can enter more than three if you like, for a more visible separator in edit mode:
How do I create a heading?
You can create six sizes of headings - <h1>...<h6> in HTML - by typing, from the beginning of a line, three dashes (-), from one to six plus signs (+), a space, and your heading text. The FAQ questions on this page are created with:
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- You can insert a nested table of contents, generated from headings, by placing
%TOC% wherever you like on a page (see TWikiVariables for more
Text enclosed in angle brackets like <filename> is not displayed. How can I show it as it is?
TWiki interprets text as HTML, and the '<' and '>' characters define where HTML commands start and end. Text inside
angle brackets is treated as HTML, and ignored if it doesn't actually do anything - either way, the brackets and its contents are not displayed.
If you want to display angle brackets, enter them as HTML codes instead of typing them in directly: