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To add a new article to Current Chance News, choose a name for your article.  This can be the name used by the news media or a name chosen by you. Then from the Main Page choose the most recent Chance News. Using "edit" add the the name for your article to the list of the previous names using the same format as the previous names. Note that we do not put a period at the end of the name.  Then click on your title and a blank page will turn up.  Choose edit from the top of this page and add the source of the article and your comments about it.  Useing "Show preview" check your article and if it is o.k. click on "Save page."
 
To add a new article to Current Chance News, choose a name for your article.  This can be the name used by the news media or a name chosen by you. Then from the Main Page choose the most recent Chance News. Using "edit" add the the name for your article to the list of the previous names using the same format as the previous names. Note that we do not put a period at the end of the name.  Then click on your title and a blank page will turn up.  Choose edit from the top of this page and add the source of the article and your comments about it.  Useing "Show preview" check your article and if it is o.k. click on "Save page."
  
If you find a chance article and don't want to write about it you can mention this in the Main Page "discussion" and perhap  someone else will write about it.  
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There are two ways to add an image to your article.  If it is already on the web you can simply put in the URL with no brackets.  The image will then automatically be brought up and show on the page.  The other way is to "import" the image.  This requires that you registar.  Registaring has some other advantages.  For most important is that your contributions in the history of the article will be identified by your name rather than by your
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If you find a chance article and don't want to write about it you can mention this in the Main Page "discussion" and perhap  someone else will write about it. Also if you are reading an article and think of a discussion question please add this to the article.
  
 
For further help in editing a page, including how to add pictures, links, special characters, etc., choose "Help" from the side box or click [http://chance.dartmouth.edu/chancewiki/index.php/Help:Contents  here].
 
For further help in editing a page, including how to add pictures, links, special characters, etc., choose "Help" from the side box or click [http://chance.dartmouth.edu/chancewiki/index.php/Help:Contents  here].

Revision as of 20:32, 9 May 2005

The basic unit of any Wiki is the page. To make additions or changes to a page choose "edit" from the top of the page and make the desired additions or changes. Then choose "Show preview" from the bottom of the page.You will see two boxes. The top box will show what the page will look like with your additions or changes and, the bottom box has the source where you can make additional changes if necessary. In the Summary box at the bottom of the edit page indicate the type of changes you made or its name if you added an article. When satisfied that your additions or changes are o.k. choose "Save page".

The "history" at the top of a page has links to all versions of the page with its summary to help identify it. This makes it possible to revert to an earlier version of the page if someone adds nonsense.

To add a new article to Current Chance News, choose a name for your article. This can be the name used by the news media or a name chosen by you. Then from the Main Page choose the most recent Chance News. Using "edit" add the the name for your article to the list of the previous names using the same format as the previous names. Note that we do not put a period at the end of the name. Then click on your title and a blank page will turn up. Choose edit from the top of this page and add the source of the article and your comments about it. Useing "Show preview" check your article and if it is o.k. click on "Save page."

There are two ways to add an image to your article. If it is already on the web you can simply put in the URL with no brackets. The image will then automatically be brought up and show on the page. The other way is to "import" the image. This requires that you registar. Registaring has some other advantages. For most important is that your contributions in the history of the article will be identified by your name rather than by your

If you find a chance article and don't want to write about it you can mention this in the Main Page "discussion" and perhap someone else will write about it. Also if you are reading an article and think of a discussion question please add this to the article.

For further help in editing a page, including how to add pictures, links, special characters, etc., choose "Help" from the side box or click here.