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[edit] Alignment

For the last change, yes/no, make sense, needs work? Thanks. -- Quiddity (talk) 08:58, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

I really like the heading-centered alignment. Eleven even (talk) 20:20, 23 February 2008 (UTC)
The question wasn't one of aesthetics, but of usability (I agree that the centered content is more aesthetically pleasing).
I believe the left-aligned version is clearer, and more easily understood as giving just examples of the content found in the subpages; Also, with regards to this page going against our manual-of-style recommendations of not linking headers. Anyone else? -- Quiddity (talk) 22:50, 23 February 2008 (UTC)

[edit] A general project

I'd like to develop an alternative introduction to Wikipedia that is not focused on how to edit, but rather how to get acquainted with Wikipedia. How to use the History tab to see what's happened to an article, why getting an account and using a watchlist might be helpful even if you don't plan on editing anytime soon, how talk pages and archives work. Maybe also how the administrative end of things works: how people get admin or bureaucrat rights, what those rights are, how deletion and merge decisions are made, how consensus works in general. If anybody's interested in collaborating on this, please contact me. -Pete (talk) 21:18, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

[edit] A specific suggestion

Wikipedia:Introduction 3 should mention joining a WikiProject in a particular area of interest in the right-hand column. (The page isn't editable.) -Pete (talk) 21:18, 24 March 2008 (UTC)

Yes it is. Mallerd (talk) 07:54, 27 May 2008 (UTC)

[edit] "Other Media"

The link "Other Media" currently links to Wikipedia:Media, a disambiguation page. Looking at the history, it appears the originally intended link target is now at Wikipedia:Creation_and_usage_of_media_files. Should this link be fixed? -- (talk) 21:23, 16 April 2008 (UTC)

Done. Thanks for not only pointing out the problem, but also researching the solution! Ideal. -- Quiddity (talk) 21:29, 16 April 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Interwiki use of pictures

Can I use a picture from the Dutch Wiki in de English Wiki ? Or dom I have to upload it again ? thanks in advance. Bornestera (talk) 17:04, 7 June 2008 (UTC)

I believe you have to upload it again, but consider uploading it to WP:COMMONS. Then it can be used on all wikimedia projects, including all of the wikipedias. JackSchmidt (talk) 17:23, 7 June 2008 (UTC)
Thanks, I'll try it Bornestera (talk) 18:36, 9 June 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Editing software

Some links to third-party software that can be used to edit articles would fit well in this article. SharkD (talk) 00:53, 12 June 2008 (UTC)

There is a link to Wikipedia:Tools here already. I think anyone who is technical enough to want a separate program to edit with, will be able to find that. -- Quiddity (talk) 02:05, 12 June 2008 (UTC)