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Click at "log in/ create an account" at the top of the screen to the right. "Create" an account using your real name and a password of your choice. Your e-mail will not become visible to others, so you can use any e-mail you like.
 
Click at "log in/ create an account" at the top of the screen to the right. "Create" an account using your real name and a password of your choice. Your e-mail will not become visible to others, so you can use any e-mail you like.
  
The advantages? You can be contacted on your edits by others, you can secondly put pages of your choice onto the "watchlist". In order to do that you click the tab "watch" of the page you are interested in. If you then click on "watchlist" in the top line at the right (where you've logged in) you can see all the pages you watch. (Which is the easy way to see whether changes of these pages have occurred.)
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==Sign contributions==
  
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If you leave messages on discussion pages, sign them with <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki>. when you press "save page" the four signs will be automatically turned into your signature.
  
Once you are logged in you can sign contributions with <nowiki>~~~~</nowiki> - when you press "save page" the four signs will be automatically turned into your signature.
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==Use the watchlist==
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One of the brilliant wiki-features is the "watchlist". Every one of us is interested in different pages. To get an overview of what happens on pages you are interested in you click at "watch" in the tab-list. If you then click "my watchlist" in the command line at the beginning (where you find your name, your personal talk page etc.) you'll get a list of all the pages you have on your watchlist. You can click for a version-comparison and see what others have done with this page recently.
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==Use the wiki to post questions==
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If you have questions, do not send e-mails - use the wiki to communicate, since many of your questions will be of use to others.

Revision as of 10:28, 2 April 2007

How to open an account

Click at "log in/ create an account" at the top of the screen to the right. "Create" an account using your real name and a password of your choice. Your e-mail will not become visible to others, so you can use any e-mail you like.

Sign contributions

If you leave messages on discussion pages, sign them with ~~~~. when you press "save page" the four signs will be automatically turned into your signature.

Use the watchlist

One of the brilliant wiki-features is the "watchlist". Every one of us is interested in different pages. To get an overview of what happens on pages you are interested in you click at "watch" in the tab-list. If you then click "my watchlist" in the command line at the beginning (where you find your name, your personal talk page etc.) you'll get a list of all the pages you have on your watchlist. You can click for a version-comparison and see what others have done with this page recently.

Use the wiki to post questions

If you have questions, do not send e-mails - use the wiki to communicate, since many of your questions will be of use to others.