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How to participate if Discussions are being moved 3 Times[edit]

I know that it is important to Keep order about where what is discussed, but if a discussion is moved, couldn't a link to the new discussion as well as to the old one be mandatory? In this way if a discussion is moved twice it would be possible to provide a link to the current discussion as well as to the original. Also if the discussion is finally resolved you could find all the old ones and mark them as resolved too. Why this is here? Because my original suggestion was moved 3 times. ~~+~

Bowburr's complaint[edit]

I GIVE UP!

I have several advanced degrees, am a published author, and am informed I have an above-average IQ, but I can't figure out (1) how to add photos to which I hold copyright to articles which ask for photographs to be uploaded, and (2) how to add correct information to existing articles. My areas of expertise range from Southeast Asian studies to U.S. history, and I have the publications to proved it, but this system seems to determined to exclude people who are not computer programmers.

If some adept geek wants, I will just upload what I have and you can fit it in. Otherwise it would be nice if Wikipedia really were open to knowledgeable people like me who don't know computer language. The only other website that so difficult is Harvard's. Like-- NOW -- where is the send button?

I can be reached at the following email address: Bowburr@aol.com.

Hi, You may find Commons tutorial for contributing images and wikipedia tutorial for editing articles helpful. It's not that complicated when you get used to it. And BTW, We usually don't ans via email. Thanks! ~ Nahid Talk 12:45, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Click Trough Picture[edit]

Hi, I dont know a lot about Wiki-Style, but I know how to upload a picture. But I need to link a website to the picture, but I have no idea how to do so. So when I Click a picture, I want to direct it to another website. My 2nd question is how to link a picture to another Wiki-Page, is that possible?

Thanks in advance. Charrel

can't find create page link in my wiki[edit]

I was having problem creating new page in my wiki and I installed reinstalled three times to get same error back. According to this tutorail here "http://os.cqu.edu.au/courses/guides/gsmw/" a link to ' create page' should come up when we search a non existent topic, but in my case only 'help' shows up. not only that when i click on some of the links, it takes me no where. I am not sure where I went wrong. This is another way of creating new page "http://www.example.net/index.php/ARTICLE" where article is topic of my new page but when I do this.... it shows blank. SO I am assuming I ve gone wrong in config but I couldn't locate this. ANy help or suggesstions will be appreciated

Thanks Tash


Category not working?[edit]

What ever

I had also tried to find out some category but I also discovered that its not working.

Exactly, Which category you'r talking about? Everything seems fine to me. ~ Nahid Talk 12:49, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Fatal error[edit]

I am installing wiki1.16 on my freehostia webpage. I got everything ok, until the installation guide showed: Fatal error: Class 'StubContLang' not found in /home/www/fdsafdsa.freehostia.com/wiki/includes/Setup.php on line 306"

What should I do?

Private Binds like vent?[edit]

can't seem to find a yes or no to this or how to set it up sorry if its in plain site i just don't see it Ty for your time

Can you please explain a bit more? ~ Nahid Talk 12:53, 25 December 2014 (UTC)

Odd numeric function problem[edit]

I'm writing or rewriting a article in Spanish, but I want to make automatic calculation in FUSION temperature for a periodic table elements, in other words only enter Kelvin temperature, and automatically calculate Celsius temperature. And I can if I was writing English Article, but Spanish use "," (comma) as decimal separator and not "."(period) like English spokers use to.
Thats work if P_fusion=500.5 (English form of numeration)
{{{P_fusión}}} [[kelvin|K]] ({{#expr:{{{P_fusión}}}-273.15}} [[Grado Celsius|ºC]])
But does not work if I use P_fusion=500,5 and the other number is 273,15
{{{P_fusión}}} [[kelvin|K]] ({{#expr:{{{P_fusión}}}-273,15}} [[Grado Celsius|ºC]])

Te problem is that I trying to rewrite a Template, and every article that use the spanish notation for decimal numbers will have problems. And it's common that every number write almost in spanish use "," as decimal separator. And I think that not english languages use "," as decimal separator, because we use SI as Metric System

Pages?[edit]

How I make a simple page?—The preceding unsigned comment was added by Titanic225 (talk)

Hi, Did you mean How to start a page? ~ Nahid Talk 19:51, 24 December 2014 (UTC)

Problem with sintax[edit]

Hello, I'm a sysop at sc.wikipedia, and I have a problem with some of the templates there. I don't know why, but the templates for the national sports teams are giving me this result: https://sc.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ses_Natzionis

[[Natzionale de rugby XV

de su

Galles|Galles ]]

instead of Galles (it should also have a flag).

I've tried correcting it, even comparing that with the italian wikipedia. I even tried copying the code from it.wiki to sc.wiki, and still it didn't work. I really dont't know who to ask to.

The templates: https://sc.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categoria:Templates_de_formatatzione_-_Isport

--L2212 (talk) 16:34, 18 November 2014 (UTC)

Something strange. Will look later. Ruslik (talk) 02:00, 20 November 2014 (UTC)
In subtemplates there were (and are in some) spurious line breaks between the closing includeonly tag and the opening noinclude tag. I removed them in several subtemplates, so at least at w:sc:Ses_Natzionis they work now. Ruslik (talk) 11:40, 21 November 2014 (UTC)
Ah, ok! I will work on the other ones then. Thank you very much!--L2212 (talk) 19:54, 22 November 2014 (UTC)

Request for a local delinker (delinker.py) bot, please[edit]

(cross-posted from Meta:Babel) - Hi. As you know Meta-Wiki is one of the few wikis that allow local hosting of files. A couple of years ago we decided that uploads should be restricted to prevent the increase of files that are better suited for commons, and the upload of copyright violations. Recently WMF is conducting a File metadata cleanup drive and some of us are still interested in Meta:MetaProject to Overhaul Meta/Image review 2013 to remove copyvios, transfer files to commons when appropriate and add information to other files. I wonder if somebody would be so charitative to run a copy of the delinker.py locally so that localy deleted files can be delinked from pages, to avoid red links. Actually Category:Pages with broken file links hosts 1,000+ pages with broken file links, something that would be so tedious to do manually. I also beg interested users to join the image review and the metadata cleanup projects and help to clean up and organize the files we actually host. Many thanks in advance for your help. Best regards. -- M\A 14:07, 22 December 2014 (UTC)

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Moving article[edit]

Help! I need assistant. I make an error of double transfer the article and it is now missing. How can I recover the article content?

Can anyone assist /advice me on this. Thanks in advance. Yosri (talk) 22:22, 25 February 2015 (UTC)
Fixed (I undeleted the deleted revisions at ms:Bandaraya Mexico and reverted the last change). Ruslik (talk) 18:41, 26 February 2015 (UTC)

Repossessing a page/changing info[edit]

Hi there,

I'm working for an artist as her community manager and she wants to change some information mentioned in a page she doesn't own. How can I proceed? Can I just create a new page?

Thanks for answering

What is the page? Ruslik (talk) 18:35, 23 February 2015 (UTC)