# User:Hans/Examples

## Basic formatting

Section headings are created as follows:

== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======
Note
Level 1 is reserved for the page title and should not be used.

### Paragraphs and newlines

Paragraphs are created by separating two blocks of text with at least one empty line. For example, this does not create a new paragraph.

This is a new paragraph.

A newline can be inserted manually like this,
but use it sparely.

### Text formatting ?

Examples of italic text, bold text and bold and italic text. See Typographical Guidelines for more information about when to use what.

### Lists

Information
Bulleted lists are preferred whenever possible.

#### Bulleted lists

• One
• Two
• Two point one
• Three

#### Numbered lists

1. One
2. Two
1. Two point one
3. Three

item 1
definition 1
item 2
definition 2-1
definition 2-2

### Indenting text

No indent (normal)

First indent
Further indents can cause problems and should not be used

### Escape wiki markup ?

Sometimes it is useful to escape the wiki markup, for example if you want to show the markup of how to write '''bold text''' without the text turning bold. In such cases you can put <nowiki> and </nowiki> between the text that should remain unformatted.

## Common elements

### Code

In running text code is written like this.

The code in this box is input by the user
Indent with whitespace

This is some output the user would read from e.g. Konsole
It works in a similar way as the input box above

1 # The input and output box also support syntax highlighting
2 # This is useful for displaying source code, see example below
3
4 # Initialise common code
5 \$preIP = dirname( __FILE__ );
6 require_once( "\$preIP/includes/WebStart.php" );

This is a link to a wiki page: Dolphin

### Images

#### A single centered image

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text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text

#### Thumbnail with caption

This is a caption

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### More examples

More detailed examples can be found on http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Images.

## Icons

Click on to open the desktop Tool Box.

Tip
(to be rewritten) The argument should be the same as the icon name in icon themes. If the icon doesn't exist yet, see ?? for more information about how to upload it.

### Quotes

This is a quote from another page

### Information, Note, Tip and Warning box

Information
This is general information
Note
Some important information at this point
Tip
Warning
Take care - this is a dangerous thing to do

## Special text?

### Dates

Dates are written as 18 Mar 2011. The month is either spelled out completely or in abbreviated form (first three letters), and the year is in 4-digit format. The day may be single or double-digit.

### Keyboard keys and shortcuts

Press Enter

You can use Alt + Shift + E to edit a page in UserBase.

### Menus and sequence of choices?

A sequence of menu choices should look like this: File -> Create New -> Folder...

Other sequences have a similar look, for example System Settings -> Hardware -> Multimedia

### Filenames and paths

This is an example of a filename: some_file.txt

A path is written in a similar way: ~/some/path/

## Application pages

### Application screenshot and description

 The dedicated file manager focusing on usability

### KDE3 and KDE SC 4 versions

If you write about the KDE3 version of an application, you should use this icon.

If information about the KDE SC 4 version appears an the same page, you can use this icon.

### Community applications

For community applications not distributed as core KDE applications, add {{Community-app}} to the bottom of the page. It shows up like this:

This page was last edited on 3 June 2011, at 16:53. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.