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The Textile Markup Reference for Textpattern

Definition lists

Each term in a definition list starts with a dash. Put a := between the term and the definition. If your definition spans multiple lines, end the definition with =:

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More about: Definition lists

1) The same output can be obtained with the WikiMedia markup style for definition lists:

: HyperText Markup Language, based on SGML.
: HTML 4.0 rewritten to be compliant with XML rules.
: The latest revision of the HTML standard.
: Still under development.

2) It is not possible to use nested bullet lists within definition lists with this PHP Textile implementation, like so:

- HTML5 :=
* The latest revision of the HTML standard
* Still under development =:

3) For possible uses of definition lists, see this article: Definition lists — misused or misunderstood

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Further reading: Definition lists

PHP Textile v3.5.5

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