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Wiki Markup is an effective way to make your quizzes more engaging and comprehensive. On this page you will find most useful markup syntax: 

For a complete description of wiki markup in Confluence, please, refer to Confluence Wiki Markup in Confluence documentation.

Text Effects

You can use bold, italics and strikethrough text.

What you'll getWhat you need to type
Text in bold*Text in bold*
Text in italics_Text in italics_
Strikethrough text-Strikethrough text-

look ma, red text!

{color:red}look ma, red text!{color}

Headings

To format a line as a heading, type "hn." at the start of your line, where n can be a number from 1 to 6.

What you'll get

What you need to type

Biggest heading

h1. Biggest heading

Big heading

h3. Big heading
Small heading
h5. Small heading

Images

You can display images from attached files or remote sources.

What you'll get

What you need to type

An image from a remote source is displayed on the page. Uses a fully qualified URL.

!http://www.host.com/image.gif!

An image file attached to a different page is displayed.

!pageTitle^image.gif!

The image is displayed as a thumbnail on the page (only works with images that are attached to the page). Users can click on the thumbnail to see the full-sized image. Thumbnails must be enabled by the site administrator for this to work.

!image.jpg|thumbnail!

You can provide links to external pages on the web or to a page in the same Confluence instance.

What you'll getWhat you need to type
Link to an external source[sometext|http://your-url.com]
Link to a Confluence page[pagetitle]

Lists

You can use numbered and bulleted lists with as many levels as you want. If a list is followed by some text, it may be a good idea to add a blank line after it.

List typeWhat you'll getWhat you need to type
Numbered list
  1. a
  2. numbered
  3. list

# a
# numbered
# list

Numbered nested list
  1. Here's a sentence.
    1. This is a sub-list point.
      1. Third list level.
      2. Another point at the third level.
    2. And a second sub-list point.
  2. Here's another sentence.
# Here's a sentence.
## This is a sub-list point.
### Third list level.
### Another point at the third level.
## And a second sub-list point.
# Here's another sentence.
Bulleted list
  • a
  • numbered
  • list

* a
* bulleted
* list

Bulleted nested list
  • some
  • bullet
    • indented
    • bullets
  • points
* some
* bullet
** indented
** bullets
* points

Tables

Use double bars for a table heading row.

What you need to type:

||heading 1||heading 2||heading 3||
|cell A1|cell A2|cell A3|
|cell B1|cell B2|cell B3|

What you'll get:

heading 1

heading 2

heading 3

cell A1

cell A2

cell A3

cell B1

cell B2

cell B3

You can also use a vertical header.

What you need to type:

||heading 1|col A1|col A2|col A3|
||heading 2|col B1|col B2|col B3|

What you'll get:

heading 1

col A1

col A2

col A3

heading 2

col B1

col B2

col B3

Quoting

There're two ways of quoting text:

  • by typing bq. before the quoted text
  • by using the {quote} macro.

The former is better for short quotations and the latter is preferable for lengthy ones.

What you'll getWhat you need to type

Here's how you make a paragraph appear as a block quotation.

bq. Here's how you make a paragraph appear as a block quotation.

Lines of quoted text

one more line

and one more

{quote}Lines of quoted text

one more line

and one more{quote}

Emoticons

You can add various emoticons.

What you'll getWhat you need to type
(smile):)
(sad):(
(warning)(!)
(tick)(/)
(plus)(+)
(minus)(-)
(question)(?)
(info)(i)
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