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  • TracWiki

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     1= The Trac Wiki Engine =
     2[[TracGuideToc]]
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     4Trac has a built-in wiki engine, used for text and documentation throughout the system. WikiFormatting is used in [wiki:TitleIndex wiki pages], [wiki:TracTickets tickets] and [wiki:TracChangeset check-in log messages].  This allows for formatted text and hyperlinks in and between all Trac modules.
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     6Editing wiki text is easy, using any web browser and a simple formatting system (see WikiFormatting), rather than more complex markup languages like HTML.  The reasoning behind its design is that HTML, with its large collection of nestable tags, is too complicated to allow fast-paced editing, and distracts from the actual content of the pages. Note though that Trac also supports [wiki:WikiHtml HTML] and [wiki:WikiRestructuredText reStructuredText] as alternative markup formats.
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     8The main goal of the wiki is making editing text easier and ''encourage'' people to contribute and annotate text content for a project.
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     10The wiki itself does not enforce any structure, but rather resembles a stack of empty paper sheets, where you can organize information and documentation as you see fit, and later reorganize if necessary.
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     12For more help on editing wiki text, see:
     13 * WikiFormatting
     14 * WikiPageNames
     15 * WikiNewPage
     16 * TracLinks
     17 * WikiMacros
     18 * WikiProcessors
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     20If you want to practice editing, please use the SandBox.
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     22Some more information about wiki on the web:
     23 * http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki
     24 * http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiHistory
     25 * http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/mb.pl?WhyWikiWorks