Nfomedia

Editing a Content Page

Contents:

  1. Formatting Text
    1. Italics
    2. Bold
    3. Bold and Italics
    4. Underline
    5. Color Text
  2. Organizing Text
    1. Headings
    2. New Paragraph
    3. Horizontal Line
    4. Centering
    5. Fonts
    6. Bulleted Lists
    7. Numbered Lists
  3. Links
    1. Internal Links
    2. External Links
  4. Images
  5. Tables
  6. Editing Comments
  7. Advanced Topics

Italics

This command is used to slant text to the right. Use two apostropes on either side of the affected text to make it italics.

Example Syntax

''This sentence will appear italicized.''

Web View

This sentence will appear italicized.

Bold

This command is used to darken text for the purpose of emphasis. Use three apostrophes on either side of the affected text to make it bold.

Example Syntax

'''This sentence will appear in bold type.'''

Web View

This sentence will appear in bold type.

Bold and Italics

This command is used to darken and slant text to the right. Use four apostropes on either side of the affected text to make it bold and italics.

Example Syntax

''''This sentence will appear bold and italicized.''''

Web View

This sentence will appear bold and italicized.

Underline

This command is used to underline text. Use two underlines on either side of the affected text to underline.

Example Syntax

__This sentence will appear underlined.__

Web View

This sentence will appear underlined.

Color Text

This command is used to change the color of text. Currently, the Nfomedia command language supports eight colors: (1) black, (2) navy, (3) blue, (4) red, (5) green, (6) yellow, (7) gray, and (8) brown.

To make text red, for example, place double parentheses around the word red on either side of the affected text.

Example Syntax

((red))This sentence will appear in red.((red))

Web View

This sentence will appear in red.

Headings

This command is used to create section headings as well as section subheadings and sub-subheadings. While all three heading commands produce bold-face type, the size of the font decreases from heading to sub-subheading.

Example Syntax

==Chapter One==
===Section One===
====Part A====
====Part B====

Web View

Chapter One

Section One

Part A

Part B

New paragraph

A new line generally has no effect on the text. But an empty line starts a new paragraph.

Example Syntax

Here is a paragraph
with a single line break

And here is a new paragraph

Web View

Here is a paragraph with a single line break.

And here is a new paragraph.

Horizontal Line

This command is used to draw a horizontal dividing line the width of the page. Use four dashes on a line by itself to create a horizontal line.

Example Syntax

----

Web View


Centering

This command is used to center text horizontally on a web page.

Example Syntax

<center>This text will appear centered.</center>

Web View

This text will appear centered.

Fonts

This command is used to change the face or size of a font.

Example Syntax


<font face=symbol size=3>m</font>

Web View

m

Lists

This command is used to create a bulleted list.

General Syntax

* (for list)
** (for sublist)
*** (for sub-sublist)

Example - Syntax

List:
* one
* two
* three
** sublist
*** sub-sublist
* four
* five

Example - Web View

List:

  • one
  • two
  • three
    • sublist
      • sub-sublist
  • four
  • five

Also, this command is used to create a numbered list.

General Syntax

# (for list)
## (for sublist)
### (for sub-sublist)

Example - Syntax

List:
# one
# two
# three
## sublist
### sub-sublist
# four
# five

Example - Web View

List:

  1. one
  2. two
  3. three
    1. sublist
      1. sub-sublist
  4. four
  5. five

Links to Internal Nodes

This command is used to create a link to a node (i.e. section/area) within the current website.

Example Syntax

[[node:editorhelp Editing Help]]

Web View

Editing Help

Links to external URL

This command is used to create a link directing the user to another website.

Example Syntax

[[http://www.nfomedia.com/ Here is a link to Nfomedia]]

Web View

Here is a link to Nfomedia

Images

This command is used to display an image on a web page. Left, right, or center controls the location of the image. The image can also be placed in a frame with or without a caption. The size of the image can be adjusted by specifing a size in pixels.

General Syntax

[[image:filename.gif|right|left|center|frame|###px|caption text]]

Example 1 - Syntax

[[image:mac.gif | center]]

Example 1 - Web View

Example 2 - Syntax

[[image:mac.gif | left]]
This example demonstrates the 'left' parameter.  The image is 
floating to the left and subsequent text wraps around the image.  
The 'right' parameter works the same only the image is justified
to the right.

Example 2 - Web View

This example demonstrates the 'left' parameter. The image is floating to the left and subsequent text wraps around the image. The 'right' parameter works the same only the image is justified to the right.

Example 3 - Syntax

[[image:mac.gif | frame | Made on a Mac]]

Example 3 - Web View

Made on a Mac
Made on a Mac

Example 4 - Syntax

[[image:mac.gif | 200px | Made on a Mac]]

Example 4 - Web View

Made on a Mac

Tables

This command is used to create a table with rows and/or columns. A table can be placed anywhere on a web page including a table within a table.

General Syntax

{| table html params
|+ table caption
! Header Cell 1 !! Header Cell 2 !! Header Cell 3
|-
| Row 2 Cell 1 || Row 2 Cell 2 || Row 2 Cell 3
|-
| Row 3 Cell 1 || Row 3 Cell 2 || Row 3 Cell 3
|}

Example 1 - Syntax

{| border=1
|+ Example of a Table
!Header Cell 1 !! Header Cell 2 !! Header Cell 3
|-
|Row 1 Cell 1 || Row 1 Cell 2 || Row 1 Cell 3
|-
|Row 2 Cell 1 || Row 2 Cell 2 || Row 2 Cell 3
|}

Example 1 - Web View

Example of a Table
Header Cell 1 Header Cell 2 Header Cell 3
Row 1 Cell 1 Row 1 Cell 2 Row 1 Cell 3
Row 2 Cell 1 Row 2 Cell 2 Row 2 Cell 3

Cells can also have html parameters. A cell parameters are separated from it's content with a '|'. A cells content can continue on the next line and can use more than one line. This allows for almost anything inside a cell including another table.

Example 2 - Syntax

{| border=1
|+table caption
|-
! header cell one !! header cell two !! header cell three
|-
| row two cell one || row [[http://www.ebay.com/ two]] cell two 
| bgcolor=lightblue | row two cell three
|-
| align=center valign=top | row three cell one
| align=center valign=top |
{|
|+embedded table
|-
| 11 || 12 || 13
|-
| 21 || 22 || 23
|}
| valign=middle |
* list
* in
* table
|}

Example 2 - Web View

table caption
header cell one header cell two header cell three
row two cell one row two cell two row two cell three
row three cell one
embedded table
11 12 13
21 22 23
  • list
  • in
  • table

Editing Comments

This command is used to hide commands when a page is viewed. Comments are sometimes useful for saving information that you may want to show later. Use four colons at the beginning of a line to hide it from view.

Example Syntax

::::Noone can see this

Web View

Advanced Topics