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The Bit Phoenix Software Wiki is powered by MediaWiki, the same software that powers Wikipedia. If you know how to edit Wikipedia articles, the formatting is absolutely identical. If not, this article serves as a general documentation for wiki formatting. You can view the source of this page as a working example of the various formatting options.

Headings

Below is an example of how to use headings to categorize an article.

Level 2 heading

Level 3 heading

Level 4 heading

Level 5 heading
Level 6 heading

General paragraph formatting

This is a standard paragraph. Text enclosed in two apostrophes () becomes italic. Adding a third apostrophe on each side makes the text bold. If you would like to embed code in a paragraph, use the code tag like you would in HTML.

Lists

This is an ordered list:

  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
  3. Item 3

This is an unordered list:

  • Item 1
  • Item 2
  • Item 3

Code

Source code can be embedded in a page by indenting the paragraph with a single space.

Links

Links can be used to link to wiki articles and external pages.

Special formatting

Surrounding text with a big tag makes it bigger.

Surrounding text with a small tag makes it smaller.

YouTube videos

You can embed YouTube videos using the youtube tag and specifying a video ID. For example:

Tables

Tables can be used to organize information.

Header text Header text Header text
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