How to Edit this Wiki
Updating wiki is as simple as writing in your traditional lab journals! When you are browsing the page you would like to edit, simply click on the
Edit button. Then, simply add or modify the text as you see fit. To format your text, you can use some easy Markdown syntax. For your convenience, some simple and more frequently used syntaxes are described below.
You can have different layers of headings. You specify a text as heading by simply adding
# symbol at the beginning of the appropriate line. The number of
# symbols you add defines the level you would like to use for your heading.
Using emphasis, a.k.a. italic and bold, is very helpful to make your text clearer. This can be mainly done by adding
* symbol before and after the section that you would like to emphasize. Using one asterisk will make the word/sentence italic whereas two asterisks will make the emphasized section bold!
*wiki*will result in wiki whereas
**wiki**will lead to wiki. You can also use
**_wiki_**for the combination: wiki
Lists are simply made by the use of numbers (i.e., 1. 2. 3. ...) or
+ symbols. For indentions, simply add a single space at the beginning of the line. For examples, please visit this Link.
The most convenient way to create links is with the use of
() symbols. The
 symbols need to harbor the text you would like to create a link for. The actual link to another page in the wiki or external urls can be provided between
[Wiki homepage](home), I create a link to the homepage of this wiki: Wiki homepage. A link to an external webpage can be created just as easily by putting the complete url between the parenthesis:
[LUMC website](www.lmc.nl)will create LUMC website.
To introduce a quote or note section, simply add the
> symbol at the beginning of your text followed by a single space. All examples in this document are generated using this feature: the first line is created using
Simply hit on the
Enter button will suffice for introducing line breaks. However, sometimes this does not work. So, in these cases you can simply type
<br> at the exact position you would like to introduce a line break.
Tables are created by the use of
| symbol. You can specify your preference for adjusting the text in each column by the use of
:. Please have a look at the following Link for detailed explanation of how to create a table.
You can add task lists to issues, points to discuss and todo lists. To create a task list, add a specially-formatted Markdown list. For more information click on Task Lists to the main help.
Simply used either
- [ ]or
- [x]at the beginning of each task in your list. The rest of the instructions are similar to those of normal lists.