Contribute Your Knowledge ~ Advanced User Guide
Extra Text Formatting
See the following sections in the Page Formatting ~ Extra Text Styles guide for details.
- Footnotes at the bottom of a page.
- Smileys from emoticons such as :-) produce .
- Typographical symbols such as => produce ⇒.
- Quoting a reply or comment.
- Comments invisible to readers.
- Hidden Text behind a legend.
- Boxes with shapes, colours, titles, captions.
- Tables of rows and columns of cells.
- Non-parsed Blocks that bypass text formatting.
Images and Downloads
See the following sections in the Contribute Your Knowledge ~ Page Formatting Syntax Reference guide for details.
- Include Images such as gif, jpeg, and png files.
- Image Hyper-Links that link to another page.
- Download Links for user customisation data files.
To upload image or data files to the Wiki database for inclusion in pages, use the
Add Images and other files quickbutton and refer to the media_manager guide, or use the Tools > Media Manager option.
You create your video tutorials using screen capturing software such as the freeware CamStudio Winff YouTube package.
You must register for a free account on YouTube so that you can upload each video with commentary or captions.
- Visit the Google home page and click on the blue Sign in link usually top right.
- Visit the YouTube home page and click on the large blue Create Account button.
- It should say You're currently signed in to Google and offer a Sign me up! link for you to use.
- Fill in your account details ensuring the Email Address is your Google Email sign in address used in step 1 above.
At present this is only an overview, so if you need more detail please just ask via the FHUG Forums.
New Main Sections
It is preferred that you follow the established Knowledge Base Namespace structure.
For general details about namespaces see http://www.dokuwiki.org/namespaces.
For details of the Knowledge Base structure see the Knowledge Base Editing ~ Active Sections guide.
To create a new main section you should start by inserting a link to its index page into the main sidebar, e.g.
[[Newnamespace:Index|Title Text]]\\. Then click on this sidebar link and create the index page, which should contain links to at least the standard Namespace Pages. Use the existing sections as a guide to the structure of the pages in the new section.
See the following sections in the Page Formatting ~ Other Features guide for details.
- Embedding HTML Code using HyperText Markup Language.
- Embedding PHP Code for the Hypertext Preprocessor.
- Syntax Highlighting using the GeSHi General Syntax Highlighter.
- RSS/ATOM Feed Aggregation for external XML feeds.
- Control Macros to invoke Syntax Plugin features.
- Syntax Plugins to extend the Wiki syntax.