Groups and Sections
Events can be grouped. To indicate a group, write
section at the beginning of a line. End a group or section with the keyword
endGroup. All events up to the ending keyword or the end of the page (whichever comes first) are in the group.
group The 90s // The title for this group is "The 90s" 1991: Desert Storm 1994: Friends premiered 05/14/1998: Series finale of Seinfeld // Nested groups are allowed group The 2000s 03/2005: Premiere of The Office (US) // Explicitly end the inner group endGroup 2020: Pandemic endGroup // This event is not part of a group 2022: Other things happen ...
If you want an event group to start out collapsed, indent the
group line definition.
2001: John is born // The space here before `group` // means the group will appear collapsed at first group Less important events #StillCoolThough 2003: Someone else is born ... endGroup
Sections behave similarly though extend to the width of the entire timeline and are activated by the
The only difference between sections and groups are how they are styled by the visualization.
Read more about how groups are handled by the parser.