How to contribute

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Welcome to the Axe-Fx Wiki! This is a site created by users of the Axe-Fx to collect information, tips, techniques, tutorials and more to help teach each other what the Axe-Fx can do. As you are reading this page now, you probably want to contribute something.

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Guidelines for content

These are some basic ways to work the text of your articles:

  • Name/title articles with only the first letter capitalized, unless it's a proper noun and use underscores "_" instead of spaces. For example, use "Ring_modulator" instead of "Ring_Modulator" or "Ring Modulator". "Axe-Fx_Ultra" is fine. This allows linking text to work properly.
  • Create links by surrounding the text of the article name with square brackets: [ ] You don't have to capitalize the first letter or use an underscore. For more advanced link formatting, see the WikiMedia hyperlink below.
  • Mark sections specific to the Axe-Fx Ultra at the beginning with {{Ultra}}
  • Include another article's content in the currect article (called "transcluding") by typing {{:Article_name}}
  • To make sure a section of an article won't show up in other pages that transclude it, type <noinclude> </noinclude> around that section of the text.
  • Add a category to the end of an article using [[Category:NameofCategory]]
  • Embed a YouTube video with the <videoflash> </videoflash> tags around the YouTube video number.
  • WikiMedia has great information on how to format information in wiki, namely:
  • When in doubt, follow Wikipedia's guidelines [6]. They've been doing this a while, and have figured out how to make things look good.
  • If you accidentally mess something up and you don't know what to do, let someone on the Axe-Fx forum know. Someone there will know probably know how to fix it.

Editing a page

To add information to a page or correct an error, follow these steps:

  • Click the "edit" tab at the top of any page.
  • Edit the incorrect text or add new content
  • Click the "Show preview" button on the bottom of the page
  • If everything looks good, type a short summary of what you edited
  • Click the "Save page" button to save your changes.

Congratulations! You've now edited a wiki page!

If the edits to an existing page have messed something up when you attempt a preview, it's probably better to ask for some help before saving the changes. If something is saved and you find something suddenly disappeared, let someone on the Axe-Fx forum know and the changes can be rolled back or the missing text can be reinserted. Ultimately we'd like to keep everything as clean as possible.


Creating a new page

You can edit or create a page by using this box:

Then follow these steps:

  • Write the new article
  • Click the "Show preview" button on the bottom of the page
  • If everything looks good, click the "Save page" button to save your changes.

When it doubt, you can create the article and save your work if you let someone on the Axe-Fx forum know you need help cleaning something up, someone will help you with formatting. Since you're creating a new article, it won't interfere with any existing material

Editing the sidebar

You can either type MediaWiki:Sidebar on the searchbox or follow this link: Sidebar page

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