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Header 2

Header 3

Which, when rendered by a browser, will appear like this:

Header 2

Header 3

NB: Unmodified paragraphs will be wrapped in

Block Quotes

To make an entire paragraph into a block quotation, place “bq. ” before it.

Which, when rendered by a browser, will appear like this:

NB: Unmodified paragraphs will be wrapped in

Footnotes

Numeric references within text to footnotes appear between square brackets:

This is covered elsewhere[1].

This is covered elsewhere 1

which is rendered

This is covered elsewhere 1 .

To create the footnote that corresponds to its reference within the text, begin a new paragraph with fn and the footnote’s number, followed by a dot and a space:

fn1. Down here, in fact.

1 Down here, in fact.

which is rendered

1 Down here, in fact.

Numeric Lists

To make a numbered list, place each item in its own paragraph, preceded by “# ”.

  1. A first item
  2. A second item
  3. A third item
  4. A fourth item

Which, when rendered by a browser, will appear like this:

  • A first item
  • A second item
  • A third item
  • A fourth item
  • NB: Unmodified paragraphs will be wrapped in

    Bulleted Lists

    To make a bulleted (point form) list, place each item in its own paragraph, preceded by “* “.

    • A first item
    • A second item
    • A third item
    • A fourth item

    Which, when rendered by a browser, will appear like this:

  • A first item
  • A second item
  • A third item
  • A fourth item
  • NB: Unmodified paragraphs will be wrapped in

    Emphasis

    Use _underscores_ around text to be emphasized.

    _a phrase_ → a phrasea phrase

    If the text is not meant to have structural emphasis, but simply to be styled in italic (e. g., a phrase in a foreign language) use double underscores:

    __a phrase__ → a phrasea phrase

    NB: quick tags must open and close within a single paragraph to produce valid markup.

    Strong Emphasis

    Use *asterisks* for text to be strongly emphasized.

    The HTML tag is applied:

    a phrasea phrasea phrase

    If the text is not meant to have structural emphasis, but simply to be styled in bold (e. g., as a design element) use double asterisks:

    **a phrase** → a phrasea phrase

    NB: quick tags must open and close within a single paragraph to produce valid markup.

    Use ??double question marks?? around citations, such as the title of a work being cited.

    The HTML tag is applied:

    Nabokov’s ??Pnin?? → Nabokov’s Pnin → Nabokov’s Pnin

    NB: quick tags must open and close within a single paragraph to produce valid markup.

    Deleted Text

    Use – hyphens – around text that has been deleted . This is useful in marking changes from one version of a document to the next.

    -a phrase – → a phrase → a phrase

    NB: quick tags must open and close within a single paragraph to produce valid markup.

    Inserted Text

    Use +pluses+ around text that has been . This is useful in marking changes from one version of a document to the next.

    NB: quick tags must open and close within a single paragraph to produce valid markup.

    Superscript

    Use ^carets^ for text to be rendered superscript .

    The HTML tag is applied:

    ^a phrase^ → a phrase → a phrase

    NB: quick tags must open and close within a single paragraph to produce valid markup.

    Use the %per cent symbol% to indicate a span.

    The HTML tag is applied, along with whatever class, style, id or language attributes are specified between the opening per cent and the first character of the phrase:

    %(caps)SPAN% → SPAN → SPAN

    Attributes

    (class)
    (#id)
    (class#id) can be combined