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==Editing Text==
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:1. Locate the area where you want to add/clarify information, and click on the Edit link for that section of the article. (You can also click on the Edit tab at the top of the page.)
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== Editing Text ==
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:1. Locate the area where you want to add/clarify information, and click on the Edit link for that section of the article. (You can also click on the Edit tab at the top of the page.)  
:2. Enter your comments.  
:2. Enter your comments.  
:3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Save page button - this will save your edits and bring you back to the main article page.
:3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Save page button - this will save your edits and bring you back to the main article page.
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==Adding an image==
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Using the Rich Editor is just like a word processor so you can add text in line with what is already in the article or on the Discussion page. <br>
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== Adding an image ==
:1. Save the image you want to use in the article somewhere on your computer.  
:1. Save the image you want to use in the article somewhere on your computer.  
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:2. Click on the Upload file link found in the toolbox on the left had side of the page. Follow the instructions to upload the file. (3rd option down in the toolbox)  
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:2. Click on the Upload file link found in the toolbox on the left hand side of the page. Follow the instructions to upload the file. (3rd option down in the toolbox)  
:3. Copy the link to the image - highlight the link then click on Ctrl+C  
:3. Copy the link to the image - highlight the link then click on Ctrl+C  
:4. Back in the article click on Edit and find the location in the article where you want to add the image.  
:4. Back in the article click on Edit and find the location in the article where you want to add the image.  
:5. Use this “code” to insert the image <nowiki>[[File:copy_the_name_of_the_file_here]] </nowiki>
:5. Use this “code” to insert the image <nowiki>[[File:copy_the_name_of_the_file_here]] </nowiki>
:6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Save page.
:6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Save page.
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==For additional help==
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== For additional help ==
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Click [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Help:Contents here] or on the Help link in the Navigation index.
Click [http://www.ancestry.com/wiki/index.php?title=Help:Contents here] or on the Help link in the Navigation index.

Current revision as of 13:59, 15 October 2013

Contents

Editing Text

1. Locate the area where you want to add/clarify information, and click on the Edit link for that section of the article. (You can also click on the Edit tab at the top of the page.)
2. Enter your comments.
3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Save page button - this will save your edits and bring you back to the main article page.



Using the Rich Editor is just like a word processor so you can add text in line with what is already in the article or on the Discussion page.
Image:Richeditor.png

File:Richeditorview.png


Adding an image

1. Save the image you want to use in the article somewhere on your computer.
2. Click on the Upload file link found in the toolbox on the left hand side of the page. Follow the instructions to upload the file. (3rd option down in the toolbox)
3. Copy the link to the image - highlight the link then click on Ctrl+C
4. Back in the article click on Edit and find the location in the article where you want to add the image.
5. Use this “code” to insert the image [[File:copy_the_name_of_the_file_here]]
6. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Save page.


For additional help

Click here or on the Help link in the Navigation index.

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