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To add a new item, go back to the "Main Page" and choose "Current Chance News"This will bring up a page with the names of the articles already in the current chance news and a series of "items" for additional contributions. Choose "edit" from the top of the page. If "Item x" is the next available item, replace item x by the name of your contributionThis can be the name of your news article or a name that you choose. Next choose "Show Preview" from the bottom of the page and see if your name is o.k. If so choose "Save page" from the bottom of the page and you will have added your title to the table of contents for Current Chance News.
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The basic unit of any wiki is a pageTo make a change in the page choose "edit" from the top of the page and make the desired additions or changesThen choose "Show preview" from the bottom of the page and you will see what these additions or changes will look like.  If  if it is o.k. then choose "Save page" and the previous page will be replaced by a page with your additions or changes.  The original page will be kept as part of the history available by choosing "history" at the top of the page.
  
Then click on your title and a new page for your article will come up. Choose "edit" from the top of this page and put in your comments about the article. Then again choose "Show Preview" and if it is o.k. Choose "Save Page" and you will have contributed an article to the Current Chance News. You can find additional help for editing your new page from the Help on the sidebar.
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To add a new item to chance news first choose a name for our item. This can be the name used by the news media or it can be a name chosen by you. Then using edit, replace the first available "item x" by the name you chose. Preview this and if it is o.k. save it.  If not you can make further changes using the bottom box  preview. When it is o.k. choose "Save page" from the bottom of the page.  
  
To change an existing Chance News item, select the article from the table of contents and then choose "edit" from the top of the articleThen make your changes, check them with "Show Preview" and if they are o.k. "Save Page". But a brief indication of the change you made under the Summary bar at the bottom of the page.
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Now click on the name of your article and a new page will come up for your comments.  Using edit add your comments to the page.  Preview the result and if o.k. save it. If not make further changes using the bottom box. when it is o.k. chose "Save page from the bottom of the page.
 
 
Whenever changes are made in an article the previous page is saved on the "History" page at the top of the article's page. So if someone changes a page in a way that someone feels does not improve the original article they can always switch back to the original page. We would not expect this to happen very often.
 
 
 
Finally, at the top of each page you will see a "discussion page". You can use this to ask questions about the article.  For general questions about the ChanceWiki use the "discussion page" at the top of the Main Page.
 

Revision as of 20:26, 17 April 2005

The basic unit of any wiki is a page. To make a change in the 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 and you will see what these additions or changes will look like. If if it is o.k. then choose "Save page" and the previous page will be replaced by a page with your additions or changes. The original page will be kept as part of the history available by choosing "history" at the top of the page.

To add a new item to chance news first choose a name for our item. This can be the name used by the news media or it can be a name chosen by you. Then using edit, replace the first available "item x" by the name you chose. Preview this and if it is o.k. save it. If not you can make further changes using the bottom box preview. When it is o.k. choose "Save page" from the bottom of the page.

Now click on the name of your article and a new page will come up for your comments. Using edit add your comments to the page. Preview the result and if o.k. save it. If not make further changes using the bottom box. when it is o.k. chose "Save page from the bottom of the page.