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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 [WikiFormatting formatting system], 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], [wiki:WikiRestructuredText reStructuredText] and [http://www.textism.com/tools/textile/ Textile] as alternative markup formats. 
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     8The main goal of the wiki is to make 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 sheets of paper, 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 these pages: 
     13 * WikiFormatting 
     14 * WikiPageNames 
     15 * WikiNewPage 
     16 * TracLinks 
     17 * WikiMacros 
     18 * WikiProcessors 
     19 * PageTemplates 
     20 
     21If you want to practice editing, please use the SandBox. 
     22 
     23Some more information about wiki on the web: 
     24 * http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki 
     25 * http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?WikiHistory 
     26 * http://www.usemod.com/cgi-bin/mb.pl?WhyWikiWorks 
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     28---- 
     29See also: TracGuide