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 ===== The basics ===== ===== The basics =====
  
-  * If you have a **read-only access** to the pages, you can navigate ​this site as you would any other site.\\ You may want to click on the //Old revisions// button ​at the top/bottom of each page, if you want to see who changed what (in the current ​page).\\ Note that you can use the Discussion sections of the pages (when available) even if you have only **read-only** access+  ​* **If you are lost** in the pages, ​remember that you can navigate ​back up to the [[pmip3:​index|main page]] by clicking ​on the links in the **//You are here//** line just above the page's title.\\ You can also use the links at the bottom of each page to go back to this or the main page, and use the **//Index//** button at the bottom right to list all the sections/​pages you are allowed to access, and go directly to a specific page.
  
-  * If you have **write access** to some or all pages, you can change them by clicking ​on the //Edit this page// button at the top/bottom of each page.\\ \\ You can use the basic formatting tools at the top of the edit windowor visit the [[wiki:​syntax|Wiki syntax]] page to learn more about formatting.\\ \\ Once you are happy with your changes, please make sure that you **write a summary of what you changed** ​in the Edit summary input zone **before you save** the changes.\\ \\ Notes: +  * If you have **read-only ​access** to the pages, you can navigate this site as you would any other site.\\ You may want to click on the //Old revisions// button at the top/bottom of each page, if you want to see who changed ​what (in the current page).\\ Note that you can use the Discussion sections ​of the pages (when activated), even if you have only **read-only** access 
-    * There is a good chance ​you will use lots of **item lists** and need to know more about them:\\ \\ The lines starting with **''​*''​** will appear as an item list (use **''​-''​** for an //ordered// item list).\\ \\ Make sure that there are **2 spaces** (spaces are shown as '​_'​ below) before the '​*'​ and that the item lines are **not separated by blank lines**. ​If you want to force a //newline// in an item, use '**%%\\_%%**' (2 backslashes followed by a space).\\ Example: <​code>​__* An item on \\_2 lines...\\_with a bonus 3rd line + 
-____* and a sub_item</​code>​ will appear as: +  ​* If you have **write access** to some or all pages, you should read the [[pmip3:wiki_help_create|Page creation]] help.
-        * An item on \\ 2 lines...\\ with a bonus 3rd line +
-          * and a sub-item +
-    * You may be tempted ​to use the //​Backward//​ and //Forward// buttons of your web browser (usually left and right arrows)when navigating on the wiki. Please refrain from using these buttons when you are editing a page and you have not saved your changes, if you do not want to lose your work! +
-    * You can visit the [[playground:|Playground]] and experiment with the wiki features there, if you want to practise before changing actual PMIP3 pages :-)+
  
 ===== Non standard wiki features ===== ===== Non standard wiki features =====
  
-We have added the following features to this wiki. They are documented only here (and **not** in the [[wiki:​syntax|Wiki syntax]] page)+We have added the following features to this wiki.
  
-==== Open Office ​export ​====+==== Exporting to the Open Office ​format ​====
  
 Some pages can be exported in the //''​.odt''​ Open Document// format. Some pages can be exported in the //''​.odt''​ Open Document// format.
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 Look for the special icon at the top of the concerned pages! Look for the special icon at the top of the concerned pages!
  
-==== Notes ====+[[http://​www.dokuwiki.org/​plugin:​odt|More info]] on the //odt// plugin
  
-It is possible to insert 3 types of note in the pages:+==== Other features ====
  
-<​note>​%%<​note>​My note</note>​%%</​note>​+More non-standard features are available for [[pmip3:​wiki_help_create#​non_standard_wiki_features|page editors/creators]]
  
-<note tip>​%%<​note tip>My note</​note>​%%</​note>​ +===== Questions and Answers ​=====
- +
-<note important>​%%<​note important>​My note</​note>​%%</​note>​ +
- +
-<note warning>​%%<​note warning>​My note</​note>​%%</​note>​ +
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-===== More advanced stuff... ​=====+
  
 If you **really** want to know more, or if you get stuck... If you **really** want to know more, or if you get stuck...
  
-==== Page locks ====+  * **Q:** How can I see what pages have been changed recently 
 +    * **A:** Click on the //Recent changes// button at the top right of any page, click [[https://​pmip3.lsce.ipsl.fr/​wiki/​doku.php?​do=recent|here]] (you can bookmark this link) or look at the [[pmip3:​whoswho#​recent_changes|recent changes page]]
  
-  ​* When you edit a page on this wiki, you are the temporary //owner// of the page (i.e. you have a //lock// on the page) during 15 minutes, which should give you plenty of time to validate your changes. Anyway, the //lock// is renewed for 15 minutes each time you click on the //Preview// button, and the wiki will even warn you when your lock is about to expire with the following popup message:\\ <​code>​Your lock for editing this page is about to expire in a minute. +  * **Q:** What has changed ​in the current ​page since the last time I visited it?
-To avoid conflicts use the preview button to reset the locktimer.</​code>​ +
- +
-  * There is a (very) slight chance that somebody else will already be editing the page you want to update... You will then get an error message looking like:\\ <​code>​This page is currently locked for editing by another user. +
-You have to wait until this user finishes editing or the lock expires.  +
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-  * Currently locked by: jypeter +
-  * Lock expires at: 2009/02/03 10:10 (6 min)</​code>​ In that case, just try again a few minutes later, when the other person is done editing. +
- +
-==== Questions and Answers ==== +
- +
-  ​* **Q:** What has changed ​on this page since the last time I visited it?+
     * **A:** Just click on the **Old revisions** button at the top/bottom left of the page. It will show when the page has been changed and by whom. It will also show a change summary message if the person who did the change did not forget to supply it!     * **A:** Just click on the **Old revisions** button at the top/bottom left of the page. It will show when the page has been changed and by whom. It will also show a change summary message if the person who did the change did not forget to supply it!
  
   * **Q:** Why am I getting an **Edit Draft** button instead of the expected **Edit this page** button?   * **Q:** Why am I getting an **Edit Draft** button instead of the expected **Edit this page** button?
     * **A:** The page was not properly saved by the previous person. It is probably safer to //discard// the draft and start with a fresh  version of the page. Click on //Edit Draft// then //Delete Draft//...     * **A:** The page was not properly saved by the previous person. It is probably safer to //discard// the draft and start with a fresh  version of the page. Click on //Edit Draft// then //Delete Draft//...
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 +  * **Q:** How can I creat a new page?
 +    * **A:** If you have **write access** to some or all pages, you should read the [[pmip3:​wiki_help_create|Page creation]] help.
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 +  * **Q:** Why am I getting the following message ''//​This page is currently locked for editing by another user//''?​
 +    * **A:** Please look at the [[pmip3:​wiki_help_create#​page_locks|page locks]] information
  
   * **Q:** Something must have gone really wrong, because the page that I edited and saved does not look at all correct. Help! :-(   * **Q:** Something must have gone really wrong, because the page that I edited and saved does not look at all correct. Help! :-(
pmip3/wiki_help.1233658635.txt.gz · Last modified: 2009/02/03 11:57 by jypeter