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==Basic Code==
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==Scriptures==
 
==Scriptures==
 
Citations should use the full name of the books.
 
Citations should use the full name of the books.
 
[http://scriptures.lds.org/en/1_ne/2/3#3 1 Nephi 2:3]
 
[http://scriptures.lds.org/en/1_ne/2/3#3 1 Nephi 2:3]
<pre>[http://scriptures.lds.org/en/1_ne/2/3#3 1 Nephi 2:3]</pre>
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<nowiki>[http://scriptures.lds.org/en/1_ne/2/3#3 1 Nephi 2:3]</nowiki>
*SBL 5.1.1
 
 
==Naming Conventions==
 
==Naming Conventions==
 
===Names in their own entry===
 
===Names in their own entry===
 
The first time names are mentioned within their entry they should be bold and in all caps. '''N<small>AME</small>'''
 
The first time names are mentioned within their entry they should be bold and in all caps. '''N<small>AME</small>'''
<pre>'''N<small>AME</small>'''</pre>
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<nowiki>'''N<small>AME</small>'''</nowiki>
 
All other times the name is mentioned in its own entry should be in small caps. N<small>AME</small>
 
All other times the name is mentioned in its own entry should be in small caps. N<small>AME</small>
<pre>N<small>AME</small></pre>
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<nowiki>N<small>AME</small></nowiki>
 
===Names in other entries===
 
===Names in other entries===
All names represented in the Book of Mormon should be linked to their page the first time they are mentioned in an article and then again at the end of the entry before the notes and references section as See NAME, NAME, NAME
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All names represented in the Book of Mormon should be linked to their page the first time they are mentioned in an article and then again at the end of the entry before the notes and references section as  
N<small>AME</small>
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<br><nowiki>See [[NAME]], [[NAME]], [[NAME]]</nowiki>
<pre>N<small>AME</small></pre>
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==Transliteration==
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For all Near Eastern Languages except [[Egyptian Transliteration|Egyptian]], follow the standards outlined in [http://www.sbl-site.org/publications/publishingwithsbl.aspx The SBL Handbook of Style] Section 5.
  
 
*Initials for attribution
 
*Initials for attribution

Revision as of 19:27, 20 September 2011

Basic Code

You type You get
*'''bold''' bold
''italic'' italic
[[link within the wiki]] link within the wiki
[[link within the wiki|text to display]] text to display


Scriptures

Citations should use the full name of the books. 1 Nephi 2:3 [http://scriptures.lds.org/en/1_ne/2/3#3 1 Nephi 2:3]

Naming Conventions

Names in their own entry

The first time names are mentioned within their entry they should be bold and in all caps. NAME '''N<small>AME</small>''' All other times the name is mentioned in its own entry should be in small caps. NAME N<small>AME</small>

Names in other entries

All names represented in the Book of Mormon should be linked to their page the first time they are mentioned in an article and then again at the end of the entry before the notes and references section as
See [[NAME]], [[NAME]], [[NAME]]

Transliteration

For all Near Eastern Languages except Egyptian, follow the standards outlined in The SBL Handbook of Style Section 5.

  • Initials for attribution