Pukiwiki Text Formatting Rules


Inline Elements

In the following table you can see how to use the inline text elements of PukiWiki

Format exampleFormatting codeComment
Emphasised text''Emphasised text''Put the text between two single quotes.
Italic text'''Italic text'''Put the text between three single quotes.
Text with
a break
Text with &br; a break
Text in font size 24&size(24){Text in font size 24};
Purple text&color(purple){Purple text};
Colored text&color(#123456){Colored text};
Red text with yellow backbround&color(red,yellow){Red text with yellow background};
Strikethrough text%%Strikethrough text%%
*1((This is the footnote's text))This inserts a footnote with the given text at the bottom of the page.
filewww.example.com&ref(http://www.example.com);This inserts a reference.
&aname(Anchor);This inserts an invisible anchor for hyperlinking.
2341&counter;This inserts a counter. What does it count, in fact?
1&online;What does this do, in fact?
1.4.7&version;I guess this inserts the current version number of PukiWiki itself?
WikiNameWikiNameThis create a link to another pages on the same Pukiwiki site.
BracketName[[BracketName]]This creates a link to another page on a same Pukiwiki site.
External link[[External link:http://www.example.com]]This creates links to pages on other web sites.
InterWikiLink:page name[[InterWikiLink:page name]]This creates a link to another Wiki, right?
Paragraph~Paragraph
Inline text
Inline text
Inline text&br;Inline text&br; is replaced with a line break.
Inline text~
#plug-in
Inline text~
#plug-in
The ~, followed by a line break works as an escape character that disables the # character, which normally activates a plugin.



Block Elements

In what follows, examples for the block elements will be given. First, you will see the example as it should be entered into PukiWiki,and next is the result you'll get.


Preformatted text

 Preformatted text. There is a space in front of this text.
Preformatted text. There is a space in front of this text. 



Headings

*Heading level 1
**Heading level 2
***Heading level 3

There are no examples of how the heading looks like here, because they would disturb the structure of this document. But take a look at the headings above and below to see how it might look.


Paragraphs and the tilde as and escape character

~Paragraph
~*This will not be displayed as a heading

Paragraph

*This will not be displayed as a heading

Line break escape example~
#comment (disables first letter formatting rule, which is used to activate plug-ins.)

Line break escape example

#comment (disables first letter formatting rule, which is used to activate plug-ins.)


Quotes

>Quote Level 1
>>Quote Level 2
>>>Quote Level 3

Quote Level 1

Quote Level 2

Quote Level 3


Unordered lists

-Unordered list level 1
--Unordered list level 2
---Unordered list level 3
  • Unordered list level 1
    • Unordered list level 2
      • Unordered list level 3

Ordered lists

+Ordered list level 1
++Ordered list level 2
+++Ordered list level 3
  1. Ordered list level 1
    1. Ordered list level 2
      1. Ordered list level 3

Definition lists

:Definition|Description
Definition
Description

Comments

A comment is hidden here: 
//Comment

A comment is hidden here:


Horizontal Rule

----


Table


Simple

|aaa|bbb|ccc|
|111|222|333|
aaabbbccc
111222333

Advanced

|RIGHT:100|CENTER:|SIZE(20)|c -------------- format definition line
|~Header|Header2|Header3|h ----------------- header line
|CENTER:lowspan|COLOR(red):bbb|ccc|
|~|222|COLOR(#ff0000):BGCOLOR(yellow):333|
|footer|>|CENTER:colspan|f ----------------- footer line
HeaderHeader2Header3
footercolspan
lowspanbbbccc
222333

CSV Table

,aaa,bbb,ccc
,111,222,333
aaabbbccc
111222333

Special entities :

Special entityCodeComments
[heart]&heart;
©©
®®
™
²²
³³
  You may not be able to see it,
but there is a non-breaking space in the first column.
It prevents a line from being broken at that point.

You can define any unicode character up to #32000 using this code. Please note that you need a font that supports the character, or you will not be able to see it.
世You can use characters from all over the world!
♂It is a man's world.
♀But it would be nothing without a woman.
∞We could go on like this forever...
ΩΩBut here it must end.



Nesting Elements


Paragraph Element-Emphasize Element

~This is the paragraph, which is the parent element that contains emphasized text. 
''This is the emphasized text, that is the child element of the paragraph element.''

This is the paragraph, which is the parent element that contains emphasized text. This is the emphasized text, that is the child element of the paragraph element.


Quotation Element-List Element

Level[0]
>Quotation Level[1]AAA
~Quotation Level[1]BBB
>>Quotation Level[2]AAA
~Quotation Level[2]BBB
>>>Quotation Level[3]
-Child Element-List Level[1]
|TABLE|ELEMENT|NEXT|to|the Inline|element|in a list|
--Child Element-List Level[2]
&br;Line Break in a Element
---Child Element-List Level[3]
--Child Element-List Level[2]
---Child Element-List Level[3]
<<Quotation Level[1]
>>Quotation Level[2]
<<Get out of the Quotation Level2 Element
>>>Quotation Level[3]AAA
>>>Quotation Level[3]BBB
-Child Element-List Level[1]
--Child Element-List Level[2]
---Child Element-List Level[3]

Level[0]

Quotation Level[1]AAA

Quotation Level[1]BBB

Quotation Level[2]AAA

Quotation Level[2]BBB

Quotation Level[3]

  • Child Element-List Level[1]
    TABLEELEMENTNEXTtothe Inlineelementin a list
    • Child Element-List Level[2]
      Line Break in a Element
      • Child Element-List Level[3]
    • Child Element-List Level[2]
      • Child Element-List Level[3]

Quotation Level[1]

Quotation Level[2]

Get out of the Quotation Level2 Element

Quotation Level[3]AAA

Quotation Level[3]BBB

  • Child Element-List Level[1]
    • Child Element-List Level[2]
      • Child Element-List Level[3]

This section needs to be brushed up.


*1 This is the footnote's text

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