Help:Lists

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The wiki supports numbered lists, unnumbered lists and definitions. The following table demonstrates the various types of list.

To get You type
  1. For a numbered list
  2. just start every line with a # character
    1. More hashes give
      1. deeper levels of indentation

For either type of list, a break

  1. starts again
# For a numbered list
# just start every line with a # character
## More hashes give
### deeper levels of indentation
For either type of list, a break
# starts again
  • An unnumbered list is the same
  • but we start each line with a star
    • Again, more stars
      • give deeper levels
* An unnumbered list is the same
* but we start each line with a star
** Again, more stars
*** give deeper levels
Definition lists
item 
definition
semicolon plus term
colon plus definition
indented term 
with its definition
; Definition lists
; item : definition
; semicolon plus term
: colon plus definition
;; indented term : with its definition
Indented text
Here because it is based on a definition list
And you can indent several levels
: Indented text
: Here because it is based on a definition list
:: And you can indent several levels
  1. You can even have mixed lists
    • nesting them
      As deep as you like 
      with definitions
      Another term
      with definition
# You can even have mixed lists
#* nesting them
#*; As deep as you like : with definitions
#*; Another term
#*: with definition

Note that each item in a list can only be a single paragraph. A blank line ends the list.