Help:Editing

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I imagine you're here because you want to help contribute to the Pocket Trains Wiki. Well, here's a start on how to do so!

[edit] Creating a page

A link colored red, such as Help:Missing Page, indicates that the associated article doesn't exist. Clicking on a red link will bring you to a page to write and save the first version of the article.

Alternatively, you can navigate to the article you want to create by searching for the full name in the search bar or entering the name in the address bar of your browser.

Also, if you want a page with a nonexistent name, search the name. It should say, "create the page (page name)!"

[edit] Moving a page

You can rename a page by moving it to another more appropriate name. The "Move" link at the top of the page allows you to move it. You must be logged in to be able to see the "Move" link. You cannot move a page to a name that already exists. After successfully moving a page, the old name will contain a redirect to the new name, allowing all the old links to continue to work properly. It is not necessary to purposely change all existing links to the old name to the new name, unless the old name was misleading.

[edit] Before saving changes

Once you've edited in your changes, before actually saving them, make use of the "Show preview" button to preview how your changes would look like after you saved. Avoid saving too often or saving just to see what it looks like. Each page save will generate an entry in recent changes. Repeated trivial and unnecessary saves tend to clutter up that list and inconvenience users who make use of that list to watch for vandals or misinformed edits.

[edit] Editing syntax

Description Type this To get this
Applies anywhere
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold italic text

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

bold & italic

Internal link

(within Nimble Quest Wiki)

[[Pocket Trains (game)]]
[[Pocket Trains (game)|Pocket Trains]]

Pocket Trains (game)
Pocket Trains

Internal link to image

[[File:Pocket Trains Wiki.png]]

Pocket Trains Wiki.png

Resizing images

[[File:Pocket Trains Wiki.png|300px]]






[[File:Pocket Trains Wiki.png|250px]]

Pocket Trains Wiki.png
Pocket Trains Wiki.png

Internal link to category

[[:Category:Trains]]

Category:Trains

Redirect to another page

#REDIRECT [[Help:Add a Train]]

Help:Add a Train

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28 April 2017 (UTC)

Applies only at the beginning of the line
Headings

A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.

= Level 1 =
== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======

[edit] Level 1

[edit] Level 2

[edit] Level 3

[edit] Level 4

[edit] Level 5
[edit] Level 6
Indented lines and paragraphs

: First paragraph.
:: Second paragraph.
::: Third paragraph.

First paragraph.
Second paragraph.
Third paragraph.
Bullet 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

[edit] See also