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Create a definition list

Plugin Definition List

This wiki plugin creates a definition list based on the terms and definitions given. Each term is shown on one line and its definition is indented on the next. It is the equivalent of using the HTML <dl> and related tags.

Parameters

Technically, this plugin doesn't require parameters, but certain elements are required between the tags as shown below.
Parts Between Tags Accepted values Default Effect Required? Since
term Text (any string). Can be formatted using Wiki Syntax and plugins like PluginCenter. none Displays formatted term being defined. If unformatted, the term will be left-justified in regular font. y
separator : none Separates between the term and its definition y
definition Text (any string). Can be formatted using Wiki Syntax and plugins like PluginCenter none Displays the definition of the term. If unformatted, the definition will start on the next line after the term and will be indented. y

Examples

Basic syntax

{DL()}
term 1 : definition 1
term 2 : definition 2
{DL}


Example with formatting

This code,

{DL()}
__Life__  : ''a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings'' 
__Love__ : ''affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests'' 
__Bagel__ : ''a firm doughnut-shaped roll traditionally made by boiling and then baking'' 
{DL}


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Would produce:


Life
a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings
Love
affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests
Bagel
a firm doughnut-shaped roll traditionally made by boiling and then baking


Aliases

Plugin DL | PluginDefinitionList | Plugin Definition List

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