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The {{*}} workaround template gives an * (asterisk) which is not parsed by MediaWiki.

Usage

{{*}}

NOTE: This template cannot be substituted.

Examples

The code

(...) Cosmological Theorem* (...)

{{repeat|15|_}}{{nl}}
{{*}} {{MathWorld|Cosmological Theorem}}

yields

(...) Cosmological Theorem* (...)

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* Weisstein, Eric W., Cosmological Theorem, from MathWorld—A Wolfram Web Resource. [http://mathworld.wolfram.com/CosmologicalTheorem.html]

See also

  • {{((}} to get {{ (non wiki parsed double opening braces)
  • {{=}} to get = (non wiki parsed equal sign)
  • {{))}} to get }} (non wiki parsed double closing braces)


  • {{hash}} to get # (non wiki parsed hash symbol)
  • {{*}} to get * (non wiki parsed standard [high] asterisk) (if you want a low asterisk, i.e. instead of *, use {{sym|lowast}})
  • {{colon}} to get : (non wiki parsed colon)
  • {{;}} to get ; (non wiki parsed semicolon)


  • {{(!}} to get {|   (start of a wiki table) DOES NOT WORK (AS THE START OF A WIKI TABLE)! Use {{{!}} instead (note the extra { on the left).
  • {{!-}} to get |-   (new row of a wiki table)
  • {{!}}   to get |     (new row entry, on a new line, of a wiki table)
  • {{!!}} to get ||   (new row entry, on same line, of a wiki table)
  • {{!)}} to get |}   (end of a wiki table) DOES NOT WORK (AS THE END OF A WIKI TABLE)! Use {{!}}} instead (note the extra } on the right).