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To add a forced line-break for a new paragraph, leave an empty line or start line with HTML tag <nowiki><br /></nowiki>.

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GeneWeb uses Wikitext, a markup language that offers a simplified alternative to HTML and is used to write pages in wiki websites such as Wikipedia.

A toolbar around text zones allow to easily add wikitext:

Title of the page

Add the “TITLE=” tag before the text.

TITLE=…

Table of contents

Headings and subheadings are a way to improve the organization of an article.

= Heading =
== Subheading ==

If an article has at least four headings, a table of contents will automatically be generated. Some options are available:

  • hide the table of contents (TOC):
__NOTOC__
  • to place a table of contents at a specific position (overriding ):
__TOC__
  • to place a short table of contents:
__SHORT_TOC__

Text formatting

You can format your text using wiki markup. This consists of normal characters like asterisks, single quotes or equation marks which have a special function in the wiki, sometimes depending on their position. For example, to format a word in italic, you include it in two single quotes like this:

 ''italic''
 '''bold'''
 '''''bold and italic'''''

For GeneWeb underlining style, green bold by default, use curly brackets: {texte}

To indent text, use a colon at the beginning of the line, as much as needed:

:1st indent
::2nd indent

To add a forced line-break for a new paragraph, leave an empty line or start line with HTML tag <br />.

Bullet list

To create a bullet list simply start each line with an asterisk (*):

* one
* two
* three
** three and one-third
** three and two-thirds

Internal links

You can create links to an other pages, put it in triple square brackets, like this:

[[[Target_page]]]

If you want to display some other text for the link, you can do so by adding / followed by the alternative name. For example:

[[[Target_page/display text]]]

If the page don't exist, the link appears in red. Clicking on the link, you'll reach an empty page you can fill.

To make a link to an individual, the following syntax:

[[first_name/surname/number/display text]]

For example:

[[Maria/Baxter/0/Maria Baxter]]

Tags of note

When a note contain links to individuals, a tags add a link to the note to a precise location on the individual page:

  • below the name: HEAD=… ;
  • below the occupation: OCCU=… ;
  • below the date and place of death: DEATH=… ;
  • at the bottom of paqe, near sources: BIBLIO=… ;
  • in the notes: BNOTE=….

Syntax is the same as the title of the page:

 HEAD=…
 OCCU=…
 DEATH=…
 BIBLIO=…
 BNOTE=…

The note must necessarily have a title to work.

Special caracters

All the caracters used for syntax can be writen in notes or in the forum preceded by % :

  • %' gives ';
  • %} and %{ give } and {;
  • %] and %[ give ] and [;
  • %% gives %.