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The following editing rules apply to this web site and may not apply to others. Please pay special attention to this web site's way of creating numbering lists (most specifically for award requirements). Our system is different from other standard MediaWiki sites.
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''See [[Help:Editing]] for more detailed explanations and advanced syntax.''
 
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== Additional notes on page formatting ==
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Requirements pages for Ranks, Awards, and Merit Badges have a somewhat formal structure. Award requirements are usually listed first under the '''== Award requirements ==''' heading. The next section will most likely be '''== Notes ==''' followed by '''==

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The following editing rules apply to this web site and may not apply to others. Please pay special attention to this web site's way of creating numbering lists (most specifically for award requirements). Our system is different from other standard MediaWiki sites.


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Applies anywhere
Italicise text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic

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

bold & italic

Internal link

(within Wikipedia)

[[name of page]]
[[name of page|display text]]

name of page
display text

Redirect to another page

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Target page

External link

(to other websites)

[http://www.example.org]
[http://www.example.org display text]
http://www.example.org

[1]
display text
http://www.example.org

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Applies only at the beginning of the line
Headings

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

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

Contents

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4
Level 5
Bullet list

* one
* two
** two point one
* three

  • one
  • two
    • two point one
  • three
MeritBadgeDotOrg's modified
numbered list

:1. one
:2. two
::1. two point one
:3. three

1. one
2. two
1. two point one
3. three
MediaWiki's standard
numbered list
(DO NOT USE)

# one
# two
## two point one
# three

  1. one
  2. two
    1. two point one
  3. three

Additional notes on page formatting

Requirements pages for Ranks, Awards, and Merit Badges have a somewhat formal structure. Award requirements are usually listed first under the == Award requirements == heading. The next section will most likely be == Notes == followed by ==

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