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When making a text italic, this means that the editor wishes the text to tilt towards the right a little. Using italic is usually used as a place holder for a blank piece of information.[1]

Usage[change | change source]

There are different ways in making a text italic.

HTML[change | change source]

In HTML, the editor can add the <i> and the </i> tags to make text surrounded by these tags italic.[2]

Wikitext[change | change source]

In Wikitext, the editor can just add two apostrophes('') around the text to become italic.[3]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Wikipedia:Requests for permissions - A blank section would have "None at the moment" as a place holder for no recent requests
  2. W3Schools tutorial on using <i> tags
  3. MediaWiki's help on making italic text