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+The `format` directive is supplied by the [[!iki plugins/format
+desc=format]] plugin.
+The directive allows formatting a chunk of text using any available page
+format. It takes two parameters. First is the type of format to use, ie the
+extension that would be used for a standalone file of this type. Second is
+the text to format.
+For example, this will embed an otl outline inside a page using mdwn or some
+other format:
+ \[[!format otl """
+ foo
+ 1
+ 2
+ bar
+ 3
+ 4
+ """]]
+Note that if the highlight plugin is enabled, this directive can also be
+used to display syntax highlighted code. Many languages and formats are
+supported. For example:
+ \[[!format perl """
+ print "hej, verden\n";
+ """]]
+[[!meta robots="noindex, follow"]]