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Latest comment: 12 years ago by Patrick in topic Broken Hyperlink

This desperately needs cleanup[edit]

See Help talk:Editing. Rspeer 06:14, 27 November 2005 (UTC)Reply


This page has not been the source feed for Help:Editing since 27 Nov 2005 when it was superceded by Help:Wikitext quick reference. user:Omniplex has raised a concern that having two such similar pages makes it difficult to keep them consistent and vandalism-free. I propose that any remaining changes be integrated into that page and that this page be made a redirect. Rossami 22:37, 10 May 2006 (UTC)Reply

Well, I certainly don't want to see this mess "integrated" into what's supposed to be a relatively brief and to-the-point page. It's started to be, and I've deleted a bunch of stuff to try to put it back. We simply do not need every over-complicated pedantic example that anyone wants to write transcluded into Help:Editing.
Maybe we should try to channel these people's energy into writing the other help pages on more specific topics, like Help:Tables.
Rspeer 00:01, 28 June 2006 (UTC)Reply
I'm not sure I follow all the concerns here, but I for one have searched desperately for a listing of special characters, and this is the only place I've ever found that comes close. Please think long and hard before scratching this page! Is there a list somewhere else? And has anyone seen a list of dingbats? RedKnight 04:02, 29 March 2008 (UTC)Reply

URL characters[edit]

Help:Advanced_editing#External_links has in the last row:

In the URL all symbols must be among: A-Z a-z 0-9 ._\/~%- &#?!=()@ \x80-\xFF. If a URL contains a different character it should be converted; for example, ^ has to be written ^ (to be looked up in ASCII). A blank space can also be converted into an underscore.
  1. "^ has to be written ^" makes no sense.
  2. In many fonts the sequence \/ -- backslash followed by slash -- looks like a capital vee, V as in Victory.

Section corrected, clarified, expanded, and linked. --Thnidu 15:32, 17 September 2010 (UTC)Reply

Broken Hyperlink[edit]

The hyperlink in 'A horizontal dividing line: ...' leads to a deleted page!. 07:46, 6 February 2012 (UTC)Reply

I have removed the link.--Patrick (talk) 11:52, 6 February 2012 (UTC)Reply