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This ought to be more about how to use the wiki markup than about [[style guidelines]] but those ought to be mentioned via link.
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This page will have future additions and revisions to cover most topics that editors may encounter.
  
=== Typographic Conventions ===
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== Local information ==
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* The [[PC-BSD{{RM}} Wiki:Template QuickRef]] gives a syntax overview of many templates likely to be found or used on any wiki page.
  
The PC-BSD Handbook uses the following typographic conventions:
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* Our [[PC-BSD{{RM}} Wiki:Style Guidelines]] is a detailed prescription for how the wiki pages ought to be developed.
  
: '''bold text:''' represents a command written at the command line. In usage examples, the font is changed with any command output displayed in unbolded text.
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== Other handy info ==
  
: ''italic text:'' used to represent device names or file name paths.
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==== Special Characters ====
  
: ''' ''bold italic text:'' ''' used to emphasize an important point.
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=== Special Characters ===
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; Traversal of menus/windows
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: use an arrow (➜) as in the example:
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:: ''Control panel'' ➜ [[System Manager#Install/Uninstall Desktops and System_Components | ''System Manager'' ➜ ''System Packages'']]
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* trademark ( ™ )
 
* trademark ( ™ )
 
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| colspan="17" style="background:#F8F8F8;font-size:small"| '''Dingbats'''
 
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* [http://unicode.org/cldr/utility/character.jsp unicode DB]
 
* [http://unicode.org/cldr/utility/character.jsp unicode DB]
* [[ikipedia:Arrow (symbol)]]
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* [[wikipedia:Letterlike Symbols]]
 
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==== [[wikimedia:meta:Help:Editing]]====
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=== [[wikimedia:meta:Help:Editing]] ===
  
 
[[wikipedia:Wikipedia:Manual of Style]]
 
[[wikipedia:Wikipedia:Manual of Style]]

Latest revision as of 04:08, 24 September 2013


This page will have future additions and revisions to cover most topics that editors may encounter.

Local information

Other handy info

Special Characters

Reference
Punctuation
  • apostrophe ( ’ ' )
  • brackets ( [ ], ( ), { }, ⟨ ⟩ )
  • colon ( : )
  • comma ( , )
  • dash ( ‒, –, —, ― )
  • ellipsis ( …, ..., . . . )
  • exclamation mark ( ! )
  • full stop/period ( . )
  • guillemets ( « » )
  • hyphen ( ‐ )
  • hyphen-minus ( - )
  • question mark ( ? )
  • quotation marks ( ‘ ’, “ ”, ' ', " " )
  • semicolon ( ; )
  • slash/stroke ( / )
  • solidus ( ⁄ )
Word dividers
  • space ( ) ( ) ( ) (␠) (␢) (␣)
  • interpunct ( · )
General typography
  • ampersand ( & )
  • at sign ( @ )
  • asterisk ( * )
  • backslash ( \ )
  • bullet ( • )
  • caret ( ^ )
  • dagger ( †, ‡ )
  • degree ( ° )
  • ditto mark ( 〃 )
  • inverted exclamation mark ( ¡ )
  • inverted question mark ( ¿ )
  • number sign/pound/hash/octothorpe ( # )
  • numero sign ( № )
  • obelus ( ÷ )
  • ordinal indicator ( º, ª )
  • percent etc. ( %, ‰, ‱ )
  • pilcrow ( ¶ )
  • prime ( ′, ″, ‴ )
  • section sign ( § )
  • tilde ( ~ )
  • underscore/understrike ( _ )
  • vertical/broken bar, pipe ( ¦, | )
Intellectual property
  • copyright symbol ( © )
  • registered trademark ( ® )
  • sound recording copyright ( ℗ )
  • service mark ( ℠ )
  • trademark ( ™ )


Dingbats
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Notes
1. As of Unicode version 6.1


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