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'''TIP:''' Sign your wiki username and date on [[talk page]]s (or anywhere else) using four tildes: <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>  (three tildes gives just your username)
 
'''TIP:''' Sign your wiki username and date on [[talk page]]s (or anywhere else) using four tildes: <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>  (three tildes gives just your username)
  
==Usage tips==
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*'''Reviewing article changes:''' You can see what other users have changed in an article, and when, by clicking the '''history''' tab and comparing various versions with the ''current'' version, ''last'' (previous) version, or two selected versions.
 
*'''Overall activity:''' You can see what people have been doing all over this wiki lately by clicking '''Recent changes''' on the left.
 
*'''Key-page tracking:''' You can use your ''watchlist'' ('''my watchlist''' link at top right) to see who has changed articles of particular interest to you by '''watch'''ing the articles ("watch this page" when editing the page, or '''watch''' tab at top of page).
 
*'''Emailing users:''' You can email any registered user by going to their user page (for example, by clicking their username in a History page) and clicking "E-mail this user" on the left.
 
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 23:43, 21 May 2007

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FAQ
Tutorials

There are half a dozen things that a casual COLLADA wiki user might really like to know about editing and about using the articles here.

Editing and saving changes

To start editing, click the Edit tab at the top of the page.

To finish editing:

  1. Click Show preview at the bottom of the page, make sure everything looks OK, and type any additional changes.
  2. Type a brief note about what you edited in the Summary: box.
  3. Click Save page.

Tips and tricks

TIP: Put articles in categories using [[Category:catgname]]; for example: [[Category:Help]]

TIP: You can experiment with editing and saving in the sandbox! So please do!

TIP: Sign your wiki username and date on talk pages (or anywhere else) using four tildes: ~~~~ (three tildes gives just your username)


See also

External links