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wiki:howto [2007/01/26 11:14]
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wiki:howto [2008/10/03 05:48] (current)
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-====== Wiki HOW-TO ======+====== Wiki How-To ======
===== Basics ===== ===== Basics =====
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 +**Note:** If you're stuck please use the "Chat" link above and ask for live help :)
==== Namespaces ==== ==== Namespaces ====
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When you goto the Wiki Homepage and click on Order of Reclamation you'll see the following address in your browser: <code>http://reclamation.dk/wiki/oor:oor</code> When you goto the Wiki Homepage and click on Order of Reclamation you'll see the following address in your browser: <code>http://reclamation.dk/wiki/oor:oor</code>
-''"oor"'' is the internal name of the namespace, the ''":"'' splits the namespace from, the actual page name: ''oor:arcat'', ''oor:soresha'', etc. In the example above the pagename is equal to the namespace (''oor:oor'') which means that you're at the home or indexpage of a specific category.+''"oor"'' is the internal name of the namespace, the ''":"'' splits the namespace from the actual page name: ''oor:arcat'', ''oor:soresha'', etc. In the example above the pagename is equal to the namespace (''oor:oor'') which means that you're at the home or indexpage of a specific category.
On the Wiki home you can see the various permissions. On the Wiki home you can see the various permissions.
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Generally everyone can edit the pages of others, there are no private pages. This also means editing comes with responsibility: Don't delete/edit stuff from others unless it's an improvement or correction. Generally everyone can edit the pages of others, there are no private pages. This also means editing comes with responsibility: Don't delete/edit stuff from others unless it's an improvement or correction.
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==== Undo ==== ==== Undo ====
-Most important thing to know: You can't mess up! There's an undo for every operation which can be triggered by the Administrators and in a few cases also by yourself.+Most important thing to know: You can't mess up! There's an undo for every operation which can be triggered by the Administrators and in some cases also by yourself. 
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===== Page creation ===== ===== Page creation =====
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2. Click on "Edit this Page" 2. Click on "Edit this Page"
3. Scroll down and look for "Personal Spaces" 3. Scroll down and look for "Personal Spaces"
-4. Enter the following {space}{space}* [[Your name]]+4. Enter the following: {space}{space}* [[Your name]]
  for example: "  * [[Thomas]]"   for example: "  * [[Thomas]]"
5. Hit Save 5. Hit Save
</code> </code>
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 +Please replace "Your Name" with your Forum name, e.g. Arcat or Bolger.
You'll now see the same page again but added a Link which is appearing in red. You'll now see the same page again but added a Link which is appearing in red.
-If the link you just added looks not correctly or has no dot in front of it you maybe mistyped something, return to step 2. and ensure you did use the exact Syntax (step 4)+If the link you just added looks not correctly or has no dot in front of it you probably have mistyped something, return to step 2. and ensure you did use the exact Syntax (step 4).
If everything looks fine continue: If everything looks fine continue:
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Well, you have just created your first Wiki page :) But why is the link red? Well, you have just created your first Wiki page :) But why is the link red?
A red link means a page is prepared to be edited, but doesn't exit yet. A red link means a page is prepared to be edited, but doesn't exit yet.
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 +**Generally this is the way how new pages get added: You first add a link to another exiting page, then click on it and edit the page.**
So let's go and create it for real: So let's go and create it for real:
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You can edit your (or any) page as often as you wish. However keep in mind that all edits will be saved (to undo) and will also show up on the "Show History" link. Means: Use preview often, hundreds of edits will confuse people who would like to see what you're changed. You can edit your (or any) page as often as you wish. However keep in mind that all edits will be saved (to undo) and will also show up on the "Show History" link. Means: Use preview often, hundreds of edits will confuse people who would like to see what you're changed.
 +In order to edit any page:
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 +<code>
 +1. Goto the page you intend to edit
 +2. Click on 'Edit this Page'
 +3. Edit :)
 +4. Preview
 +5. once happy, Save
 +</code>
===== Page restore ===== ===== Page restore =====
 
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