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Wiki Markup Guide - Links & Files

This page provides a guide for adding an assortment of links to a wiki page.

External Links

External links allow you to link to any url outside your project.

Source Markup
[url:http://archive.msdn.microsof.com.com]
[url:Code Gallery|http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com.com]
[url:Email Someone|mailto:someone@msdn.com]

Rendered Markup
http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com
Code Gallery
Email Someone

File Links

File links allow you to link to files that you have uploaded on to a wiki page.

Source Markup
[file:_file id_]
[file:Friendly Text|_file id_]
 
// Note:
// Leading and trailing whitespace is considered part of the file name in the following markup
[file:_file name_]
[file:Friendly Text|_file name_]

Rendered Markup
3753
Green Hexagon
Cannot resolve link: [file:project_icon_lrg.gif]
Cannot resolve link: [file:Green Hexagon|project_icon_lrg.gif]


Image Links

Image links allow you to link to images that you have uploaded to a wiki page.

Source Markup
[image:_file id_]
[image:Alternate Text|_file id_]
 
// Note: 
// Leading and trailing whitespace is considered part of the file name in the following markup
[image:_file name_]
[image:Alternate Text|_file name_]

Rendered Markup
3753
Green Hexagon
Cannot resolve link: [image:project_icon_lrg.gif]
Cannot resolve link: [image:Green Hexagon|project_icon_lrg.gif]


Project Links

Project links allow you to link to other pages in your project.

Source Markup
// links to another wiki page
[Page Name]
[Friendlly Name|Page Name]
 
// create an anchor
{anchor:anchorName}
 
// link to an anchor
[#anchorName] 
[Page Name#anchorName]
[Friendly Name|Page Name#anchorName]
 
// links to a specific thread
[discussion:_thread id_]
[discussion:Friendly Text|_thread id_]
 
// links to a specific release
[release:_release id_]
[release:Friendly Text|_release id_]
 
// links to a specific work item
[workitem:_work item id_]
[workitem:Friendly Text|_work item id_]


Rendered Markup
Wiki Formatting
Friendly Text

RenderedLinks
Wiki Formatting
Link to Anchor

Cannot resolve link: [discussion:27]
Cannot resolve link: [discussion:Friendly Text|27]

Cannot resolve link: [workitem:1542]
Friendly Text
Last edited Jan 12 2008 at 4:15 AM  by amars, version 1
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