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= Editing this Website =
= Editing this Website =
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You must be logged in to edit this site.  Use the wiki's sysop account only when necessary.
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You '''must''' be logged in to edit this site.  Use the wiki's sysop account only when necessary.
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cheatsheet  Editing Cheatsheet] from Wikipedia.
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cheatsheet  Editing Cheatsheet] from Wikipedia.
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== Creating a New Page ==
== Creating a New Page ==
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=== Namespaces ===
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Namespaces allow the grouping of related pages. Use the namespaces when creating new pages.
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The following namespaces are is use with this website
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* Caret
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* Lab
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* Sums
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Example: The '''About''' page for the '''Caret Software''' is named '''Caret:About'''.
=== Method 1 ===
=== Method 1 ===
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# Press the '''Go''' button.
# Press the '''Go''' button.
# A message is displayed indicating that there is not page by the specified name.  Click the link to create the new page.
# A message is displayed indicating that there is not page by the specified name.  Click the link to create the new page.
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== Converting HTML to Wiki Markup Text ==
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# Go to [http://diberri.dyndns.org/wikipedia/html2wiki/].
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# Enter the URL of the web page in "Fetch HTML from URL".
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# Set Wiki Dialect to '''MediaWiki'''.
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# Press the '''Convert HTML to wiki markup''' button.
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# Copy the Wiki Markup Text into the Page Editor.
== Deleting a Page ==
== Deleting a Page ==

Revision as of 16:45, 25 November 2008

Contents

Browsing this Website

Editing this Website

You must be logged in to edit this site. Use the wiki's sysop account only when necessary.

Creating a New Page

Namespaces

Namespaces allow the grouping of related pages. Use the namespaces when creating new pages.

The following namespaces are is use with this website

  • Caret
  • Lab
  • Sums

Example: The About page for the Caret Software is named Caret:About.

Method 1

  1. Edit an existing page that will link to the new page.
  2. Create a link to the new page.
  3. Save the page being edited.
  4. Click the newly created link.
  5. A message is displayed indicating that the page selected does not exist but that you can create it by entering text in the edit region.

Method 2

  1. Enter the name of the new page in the Search box.
  2. Press the Go button.
  3. A message is displayed indicating that there is not page by the specified name. Click the link to create the new page.

Converting HTML to Wiki Markup Text

  1. Go to [1].
  2. Enter the URL of the web page in "Fetch HTML from URL".
  3. Set Wiki Dialect to MediaWiki.
  4. Press the Convert HTML to wiki markup button.
  5. Copy the Wiki Markup Text into the Page Editor.

Deleting a Page

You must be logged in using the wiki's sysop account.

  1. Login using the wiki's sysop account.
  2. Go the page that you want to delete.
  3. Click the Delete tab at the top of the page.
  4. Enter the reason for deleting the page and delete it.
  5. Log out of the wiki's sysop account.

Editing the Sidebar (Menus on Left Side of All Pages)

  1. Login using the wiki's sysop account.
  2. Go to the page MediaWiki:Sidebar
  3. Edit and Save Changes.
  4. Log out of the wiki's sysop account.
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