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This wiki (and the [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki MediaWiki] sofware) is designed to be '''easy to use''' and still have '''extensive functionality''':   
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::::see '''[[Help:Functions | here]]''' for a summary of the different functions offered by PsychWiki
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<table width=710><center>What do you need help with?<br>'''I want to know...'''</center></table>
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::::see '''[[Help:General | here]]''' for a summary of the functions if you are logged-in versus not logged-in
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'''<span style="color:#004ABA;"><font size=5><Navigating PsychWiki></font></span>'''
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=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">searching</span>'''==
=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">searching</span>'''==
...how to use the '''[[Help:Searching#Search_Function | search function?]]'''<br>
...how to use the '''[[Help:Searching#Search_Function | search function?]]'''<br>
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...what is '''[[Help:Searching#What_links_here | "what links here" link?]]'''<br>
...what is '''[[Help:Searching#What_links_here | "what links here" link?]]'''<br>
...are there'''[[Help:Searching#Other_Ways_to_find_what_you_are_looking_for | other ways to find what i'm looking for?]]'''  
...are there'''[[Help:Searching#Other_Ways_to_find_what_you_are_looking_for | other ways to find what i'm looking for?]]'''  
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=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">editing</span>'''==
=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">editing</span>'''==
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...how do I '''[[Help:Editing#Uploading_Files_and_Images | upload files and images?]]'''<br>
...how do I '''[[Help:Editing#Uploading_Files_and_Images | upload files and images?]]'''<br>
...how do I configure the '''[[Help:Editing#Table_of_Contents | table of contents?]]'''<br>
...how do I configure the '''[[Help:Editing#Table_of_Contents | table of contents?]]'''<br>
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=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">organizing</span>'''==  
=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">organizing</span>'''==  
...how to'''[[Help:Creating new pages | start a new page?]]'''<br>
...how to'''[[Help:Creating new pages | start a new page?]]'''<br>
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...how to '''[[Help:Organizing#How_do_I_rename_a_page.3F | rename a page?]]'''<br>
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...how do I '''[[Help:Organizing#How_do_I_.22move.22_a_page.3F | move a page?]]'''<br>
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...how do I '''[[Help:Organizing#How_do_I_.22redirect.22_a_page.3F | redirect a page?]]'''<br>
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...what are'''[[Help:Organizing#What_are_categories.3F | categories?]]'''
=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">tracking changes</span>'''==  
=='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">tracking changes</span>'''==  
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...what is the '''[[ | "Recent changes" link?]]'''<br>
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...where can I find a '''[[Help:Tracking_changes#Quick_summary_of_how_to_track_changes | summary of how to track changes? ]]'''<br>
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...how do I'''[[ | watch pages?]]'''<br>
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...how can I '''[[Help:Tracking_changes#How_can_I_view_the_edits_made_to_pages_within_PsychWiki.3F | view edits made to pages?]]'''<br>
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...where can I find a '''[[Help:Tracking_changes#Where_can_I_find_a_list_of_all_the_edits_I_have_made.3F | list of all the edits I've made?]]'''<br>
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...how do I '''[[Help:Tracking_changes#How_do_I_.22watch.22_pages.3F | "watch" pages?]]'''<br>
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...how do I '''[[ | comment on a specific article?]]'''<br>
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==='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">buttons along the <u>top of this page</u></span>'''===
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==='''<span style="color:#FF9900;">links at the <u>top of the webpage</u></span>'''===
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...what is the '''[[Help:Buttons/Links#Buttons.2FLinks_in_the_upper_right_corner_.28on_grayish_background.29 | "your username" link?]]'''<br>
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see [http://www.psychwiki.com/index.php?title=Special%3AAllpages&from=&namespace=12 here] for a list of all help topics
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see [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User's_Guide here] for the MediaWiki UserGuide
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...how to '''[[Help:Communicating | comment on a specific article?]]'''<br>
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...how to '''[[Help:Communicating | communicate with other users?]]'''<br>
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...how can I link to '''[[Help:Editing#Google_Scholar_Function | Google Scholar?]]'''<br>
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...how do I add '''[[Help:Editing#Footnotes | footnotes?]]'''<br>
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... what are the '''[[Help:Buttons-Top | buttons along the top of this page?]]'''<br>
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... what are the '''[[Help:Buttons/Links#Buttons.2FLinks_in_the_upper_right_corner_.28on_grayish_background.29 | links in the top-right corner of the webpage?]]'''<br>
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... what are the '''[[Help:Buttons/Links#Buttons.2FLinks_along_the_left_hand_side | links within the left-hand side window?]]'''<br>
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... what are the '''[[Help:Buttons/Links#Buttons.2FLinks_along_the_bottom | links along the bottom?]]'''<br>

Latest revision as of 04:54, 28 April 2012

This wiki (and the MediaWiki software) is designed to be easy to use and still have extensive functionality:

see here for a summary of the different functions offered by PsychWiki
see here for a summary of the functions if you are logged-in versus not logged-in

searching

...how to use the search function?
...how to use Google within PsychWiki?
...what is "what links here" link?
...are there other ways to find what i'm looking for?

editing

...what are the basics steps to edit a page?
...how to spell-check?
...what is the editing toolbar?
...how to do basic text formatting?
...can I use HTML?
...is there a way to sign my entries?
...how to create sections within a page?
...how to use bullets and lists?
...how to make internal and external links?
...how to create tables?
...how do I upload files and images?
...how do I configure the table of contents?

organizing

...how to start a new page?
...how to rename a page?
...how do I move a page?
...how do I redirect a page?
...how to delete a page?
...what are categories?

tracking changes

...where can I find a summary of how to track changes?
...how can I view edits made to pages?
...where can I find a list of all the edits I've made?
...how do I "watch" pages?
...how do I get email notifications on page changes?

miscellaneous

...how to comment on a specific article?
...how to communicate with other users?
...how can I link to Google Scholar?
...how do I add footnotes?
... what are the buttons along the top of this page?
... what are the links in the top-right corner of the webpage?
... what are the links within the left-hand side window?
... what are the links along the bottom?

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