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How to edit a wikipage

Steps to edit

1. Go to the section of the page you want to edit

2. Click "edit"

3. Enter the text or changes

4. Click on "show preview" to check before publishing

5. Save changes

Typography: Bullets, Bold and Italics

BULLETS: To organize a text using bullets you need to add the symbol * in front of it, for example: * this is a text with a bullet

BOLD: To add bold select the text and press the button B on the upper left corner of the editable field.

ITALICS: To add italics select the text and press the button I on the upper left corner of the editable field.

Creating a new page section

1. Go to the upper right side and click "edit"

2. Enter the name of the new section between/before/after the corresponding section

3. Enter == and a space bar before and after the name of the section (e.g. == Further reading == )

4. Click on "show preview" if you feel unsure

5. Save changes


Uploading pictures

1. Go to "UPLOAD A FILE" under "Tools" on menu on the left side of the webpage

2. On the right side of the "Destination filename", click on "Upload a file"

3. Search your PC for the file you want to upload

Note: only png, gif, jpg, jpeg format are allowed (you can convert PowerPoint presentations into jpeg)


Linking

Linking to a file

1. Go to "special pages" on menu on the left side of the webpage

2. Click on "uncategorized files"

3. Search for the file name. Copy the file name (e.g. File:Eurodiglogo.png)

4. Go to the section you want to edit 5. To include a file in a page, use a link in one of the following forms:

  • [[File:File.jpg]] to use the full version of the file
  • [[File:File.png|200px|thumb|left|alt text]] to use a 200 pixel wide rendition in a box in the left margin with "alt text" as description
  • [[Media:File.ogg]] for directly linking to the file without displaying the file


Linking to another wiki page

1. Go to the section you want to edit

2. Copy the name of the page you want to link to

3. Insert two opening brackets [[ before and the same but closing brackets after the name of the page (e.g. [[South Eastern European Dialogue (SEEDIG)]] )


Linking to an external page

1. Go to the section you want to edit

2. Copy the URL name of the page you want to link to

3. Insert one bracket [ before the URL name of the page, press one space bar, insert the name you want to see displayed and finish the line by inserting the closing ] bracket (e.g. [http://www.eurodig.org/ More information about eurodig] )