Feel free to use this page to experiment with the Text Formatting Rules. Just click the "Edit" link and make changes, click "Preview" or "Save" to check the result.
Note that the default content of this WikiSandbox is automatically restored every fifteen minutes.
Use the examples below as reference and starting point for your experiments.
Paragraphs and line breaks
Consecutive lines will be merged together as part of the same paragraph, so these four lines in markup will be reformatted in the page view.
One or more empty lines will start a new paragraph.
Two backslashes at the end of a line
Or use this markup:
To emphasize, enclose text in apostrophes (single-quote marks), not double-quotes:
very strong (bold italics).
Words in links are automatically capitalized to make the link target: wiki sandbox
Text after a pipe (|) is used as the link text: practice area
Endings become part of the link text: wiki sandboxes.
Parentheses hide parts of the link name: sandbox
Links to different groups:
Main.WikiSandbox shows group + name
WikiSandbox shows only name
Links to external site, bare url: http://google.com
With link text: Google
Preformatted text is displayed using a monospace font and not generating linebreaks except where explicitly indicated in the markup.
Wiki markup is not processed in text escaped this way, and lines are not reformetted.
Inline use: This is not
If you don't want Wiki markup to be processed but lines to be reformatted, use this markup.
Inline use: This is not ''emphasised'' text.
Four or more dashes at the beginning of a line
produce a "horizontal rule"
Simple tables use double pipe characters to separate cells: