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Cheatsheet discrepancy

I was disconcerted to find that the Wikipedia Cheatsheat as recommended in the tutorials, has a discrepancy as compared with the WikiEducator formatting in the headings. Are there any other differences? Where can one find the list of formatting applicable to this platform? This seems to be a general issue as there was a question in another place about the coding for text colours. Thanks in anticipation. --Brendan Smith 10:46, 5 September 2010 (UTC)

Hi Brendan -- we use the same software engine Mediawiki (as in the case of Wikipedia). The syntax for heading levels is the same for both wikis. However there are slight differences in the CSS we deploy on this wiki due to unique aspects of educational materials. Over time WikiEducator has developed its own set of pedagogical templates which are not deployed in Wikipedia - but the same technology (Mediawiki) is used to create these templates and can easily be copied across the wiki platforms. Also not a discrepancy as suggested above ;-) -- if you compare the wiki syntax in your examples, you will see it differs!. In addition, WikiEducator has the option of using a rich editor, which is currently not available on WP. --Wayne Mackintosh 02:11, 6 September 2010 (UTC).

Re: Dear Brendan. You have observed the similarity between Wikipedia and WikiEducator quite correctly. Please note that both platforms work with/through the use of Mediawiki which uses the same formats, so what you input on Wikipedia can also be input on WikiEducator, since they are wikis. How far you can use this, all depends on what technical installations have been undertaken and made available on each platform and the cheatlist is something that both platforms share as many other things. This is what wikis are all about: collaboration and sharing.--Patricia Schlicht 23:22, 5 September 2010 (UTC)

Working on a Wiki with a collaborator

I am wondering, how do I invite my colleague/friend to collaborate with me on a project?

--Check my website 10:53, 3 September 2010 (UTC)

  • I am not sure who you are but I need you to be a bit more specific with your question? Is your friend a WikiEducator? Is s/he part of this training. Feel free to elaborate and I am happy to help you.

If non of the above applies and you would like to create a project on this open educational platform, I would suggest you join our WikiEducator Main Mailing list online. Have a look at the WikiEducator Discussion forum here. Warm wishes--Patricia Schlicht 23:24, 5 September 2010 (UTC)

What are discussion pages for?

Greetings -- Never be shy to ask a question -- Different browsers use different approaches. Here are a few online instructions on how to book mark a page (you should first go to the page you want to book mark)  -- Check which browser software you are using and choose the right instructions below.