Intro to Editing 3: Bulleted lists

The core points of a wikem article should be represented in lists to allow for easy bedside referencing.  Numbered lists are great for differential diagnosis and treatment steps, but most content lends itself to bulleted lists.

* Start each line
* with an (*).
** More asterisks give deeper
*** and deeper levels.

**** Jumping levels creates empty space.
Starting a new line without an asterix ends the list.
  • Start each line
  • with an  (*).
    • More asterisks give deeper
      • and deeper levels.
        • But jumping levels creates empty space.

Starting a new line without an asterix ends the list

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Intro to Editing Part 2: References

Adding a reference is easy on WikEM.  The community prefers if references follow the AMA format.  Simply add your reference between two reference tags.  Such as  <ref> insert reference here </ref>

 

At the bottom of the page in the Sources section you will see a red warning message if the footnote tag is missing from a page. Type <references/> and when you  publish your page WikEM will auto format the footnotes… Read more

Intro To Editing: Numbered Lists

Over the next few weeks we will introduce the various ways to edit and create wiki articles using the standard wiki markup.

Creating Lists:

The # sign auto numbers entries

# Start each line
# with a # sign
## More number signs give deeper
### and deeper
### levels.
# Line breaks <br />don't break levels.
### But jumping levels creates empty space.
# Blank lines

# end the list and start another.
  1. Start each line
  2. with a number sign (#).
    1. More number signs give deeper
      1. and deeper
      2. levels.
  3. Line breaks
    don’t break levels.
      1. But jumping levels creates empty space.
  4. Blank lines
  1. end the list and start another.
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