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Changes later this week
- You can choose to see edit conflicts in a two-column view. This is a beta feature. You can find it in your preferences. The interface for the two-column edit conflict will change. You can read more.
- When you edit with the visual editor you can use the "Automatic" citation tab. This helps you generate citations. You will now be able to write plain text citations or the title of a journal article or a book in this tab. This will search the Crossref and WorldCat databases and add the top result. 
- The new version of MediaWiki will be on test wikis and MediaWiki.org from 6 نوفمبر. It will be on non-Wikipedia wikis and some Wikipedias from 7 نوفمبر. It will be on all wikis from 8 نوفمبر (calendar).
- You can join the technical advice meeting on IRC. During the meeting, volunteer developers can ask for advice. The meeting will be on 7 نوفمبر at 16:00 (UTC). See how to join.
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