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See [[:Category:EDT]] if you're adding pages to the EDT wiki, especially the part about how to indicate that your page is part of the EDT category.
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To make a new page:  
  
To make a new page, enter the URL for your new page in your browser.  If you want it to be in the EDT category, include the "EDT:" prefix. For example, [http://wiki.eclipse.org/EDT:My_EDT_wiki_page http://wiki.eclipse.org/EDT:My_EDT_wiki_page]. You'll be told that there's no text in the page yet, as if the page already existed but was blank. Click on the Edit link and create your masterpiece.
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#Enter a&nbsp;new URL in your browser and include the "EDT:" prefix. For example, http://wiki.eclipse.org/'''EDT:'''My_New_page. <br><br>You'll be told that there's no text in the page yet, as if the page already existed but was blank. Click on the '''Edit '''link and write your masterpiece.&nbsp; <br>
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#Click '''Wikitext'''. <br>
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#Place the following detail at the bottom of your page, with double left brackets in front and double right brackets in back:&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; EDT:Category <br>
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#To return to the Rich Editor, click '''Wikitext''' again.&nbsp; You might not see the category displayed correctly until you save your work.
  
Handy links to learn about editing these Wiki pages
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<br>Doing steps 2-3 causes the following page&nbsp;to include&nbsp;your contribution:&nbsp; [[:Category:EDT]].
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wiki Markup]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial Wikipedia Tutorial]
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To learn about editing the Wiki pages:
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cheatsheet Wikipedia Cheatsheet]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wiki Markup]  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial Wikipedia Tutorial]  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Cheatsheet Wikipedia Cheatsheet]  
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*[http://wiki.eclipse.org/Eclipse_Doc_Style_Guide Eclipse Doc Style Guide]
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<br>Note that you can set code examples to monospace by clicking '''WikiText''' and using the following tags:
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*For inline examples such as x = y, use this tagging:<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; such as &lt;code&gt;<code>x = y&lt;/code&gt;</code>
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For larger examples, use this tagging:
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &lt;pre&gt;
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; x = y;
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; y = z;<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &lt;/pre&gt;<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 11:16, 26 October 2011

To make a new page:

  1. Enter a new URL in your browser and include the "EDT:" prefix. For example, http://wiki.eclipse.org/EDT:My_New_page.

    You'll be told that there's no text in the page yet, as if the page already existed but was blank. Click on the Edit link and write your masterpiece. 
  2. Click Wikitext.
  3. Place the following detail at the bottom of your page, with double left brackets in front and double right brackets in back:  

         EDT:Category
  4. To return to the Rich Editor, click Wikitext again.  You might not see the category displayed correctly until you save your work.


Doing steps 2-3 causes the following page to include your contribution:  Category:EDT.

To learn about editing the Wiki pages:


Note that you can set code examples to monospace by clicking WikiText and using the following tags:

  • For inline examples such as x = y, use this tagging:

         such as <code>x = y</code>

For larger examples, use this tagging:

         <pre>

              x = y;

              y = z;
         </pre>