Formatting text in DokuWiki will require the wiki code to be used. DokuWiki has a built in WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor. The following table lists the wiki code options. Once you are familiar with the DokuWiki format options, we will go over how to do basic formats like bold, headline and a number list.

DokuWiki Editor options

DokuWiki has a basic editor that inserts the Wiki code for you. This section will explain what the DokuWiki code looks like and does. First Log into DokuWiki, then click on a page to edit. Click the pencil edit link in the right side. The top of the editing section will have the options found in following image.

editor-dokuwiki-1
DokuWiki editor functions
Bold

Bolds text

Syntax:
**Bold Text**
Italic

Italicizes text.

Syntax:
//Italic Text//
Underline

Underlines text.

Syntax:
__Underlined Text__
Code Text

Allows code to be displayed without the browser parsing the code.

Syntax:
''Code Text''
Strike Through Text

Strikes through text to show the text as deleted while still displaying the text.

Syntax:
<del>Strike-through Text</del>
Same Level Headline

Creates a header the same level as the Article.

Syntax:
====== Headline ======
Lower Level Headline and Higher Level headline

Steps the Header down or up a level.

Syntax step higher:
===== Headline =====

Syntax step lower:
==== Headline ====
Select Headline

Makes h1, h2, h3, h4, and h5 headers.

Syntax:
====== Level 1 Headline ======
===== Level 2 Headline =====
==== Level 3 Headline ====
=== Level 4 Headline ===
== Level 5 Headline ==
Internal Link

editor-dokuwiki-2-internal-link-dokuwikiLinks to pages within the wiki. Dialogue box pops up with options for internal linking.

Syntax:
[[playground:playground|My Wiki Internal link]]
External Link

Creates a link to an external site.

Syntax:
[[http://w3schools.org]]
Ordered List

Adds numbered lists

Syntax:
- Ordered List Item
Unordered list

Adds non-numbered lists

Syntax:
* Unordered List Item
Horizontal rule

Places a horizontal rule to divide sections.

Syntax:
----
Add images and other files

editor-dokuwiki-2-smileys-dokuwikiUploads images and other media to the page. Brings up dialogue box that displays media on the server.

Syntax:
{{:6399b4235ca0616204d42ccdda987229.jpg?200|}}
Smileys

editor-dokuwiki-3-media-upload-dokuwikiPlaces smileys on the page such as happy faces and frowns.

Syntax:
This varies on the type of smiley
Special characters

editor-dokuwiki-4-character-entity-dokuwikiAdds not standard Characters to the page.

Syntax:
This varies on the character.
Insert Signature

Add the writers signature to the page.

Syntax:
--- //[[email@email.com|Webmaster]] 2012/12/18 15:22//
 

How to bold, headline and number text

Once you have a grasp of the WYSIWYG editor in DokuWiki, you can begin adding text and formatting it. The next steps are for bolding, headlining, and adding a numbered list to text.

  1. Log into DokuWiki.

    Create a page or edit an existing page.

  2. Making a Headline in DokuWIkiAdd text for the headline. Highlight the text.

    Click the Bold Icon in the WYSIWYG editor.


  3. Bolding text in DokuWikiAdd the text you want to bold and highlight it.

    Click the Bold icon in the WYSIWYG editor and the text will bold.


  4. Creating a numbered list in DokuWikiTo create a numbered list, type the text in the order you want the list to number. Highlight the first list item and click the ordered list icon in the editor.
  5. Code view of the bold, headline, and listRepeat this process till each item is like the code in the image to the right.

    Save the changes.


    Formatted text preview in DokuWikiThe page should display the format you set in the editor.

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