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Scratch Wiki Cheatsheet

Works anywhere in the text        
Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic text

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Link to another Wikipedia page

[[Name of page]]
[[Name of page|Text to display]]

Name of page
Text to display

Link internal heading

[[#Heading name]]
[[#Heading name2|Name2]]

#Heading name
Name2

Show an image

[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|alt=text|Caption]]

text
Caption
Size an image

[[File:Wiki.png|thumb|60px|alt=text|Cap]]

(option "60px" means 60 pixels wide)

Alt text
Cap
Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]]

(place near the bottom of a page)
Shows "Category name" in a bar at bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
Signature
Sign your contributions when posting to a Talk Page.

~~~~

(Do not sign in an article, only on talk-pages.)

Username (talk) 21:56, 28 September 2020 (UTC)

Using Templates
Description You type You get
Use a template

{{example}}

Gobo1.png This is an example template. For help with templates, see Help:Templates.
Use {{note}}

{{note|This Text}}

Note Note: This Text
Use {{warning}}

{{warning|This Text}}

Note Warning: This Text
Use {{main}}

{{main|Name of page}}

Main article: Name of page
Works only at the beginning of lines
Description You type You get
Redirect to another page
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Redirect arrow.png Target page
Redirect to a section of another page

#REDIRECT [[Target page#anchorName]]

Redirect arrow.png Target page#anchorName
Section headings
A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.

==Level 2==
===Level 3===
====Level 4====
=====Level 5=====
======Level 6======

(Do not use  =Level 1=  as it is for page titles)

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Nonindexed headers
(left out of Table of Contents)

; Header name

(has a leading semicolon ";" in front)

Header name

(will not appear in Table of Contents)
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Indenting text
This is used when replying on a talk page, to make it easier to follow conversations.

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent
Adding footnote references
Referencing for beginners
Insert footnotes as references in a page to list at page bottom
 

Hello,<ref>Scratch Wiki</ref> World.<ref>http://scratch.mit.edu/</ref>

References: <references />

Hello,[1] World.[2]

References:

  1. Scratch Wiki
  2. http://scratch.mit.edu/
Changing text fonts
Description You type You get
Small text

<small>smaller text</small>

smaller text

Set text font color blue

<span style="color:blue">words</span>

words

Set text gold

<span style="color:gold">golden </span>

golden

Set text grayish

<span style="color:#616161">grayed</br /></span>

grayed

Set text white-on-blue

<span style="color:white; background:blue">
blue background</span>

blue background

Strike through text

<s>strike words</s>

strike words

See also