Article Templates

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Try one of these Outlines for an article.

  • Hardware FAQ (Please do a search first and add to the existing article if you find one).
    Here is one based on this template, that I'm working on now. Toshiba/Portege/M200/FAQ
  • How To Examples:
    • How to Pack for Domestic US Air Travel (specific focus on travelling with gear)
    • How to Pack for School (live away) (specific focus - essential technology)
    • How to Understand Your Personal Computing Needs (preparing to shop for a new ....)
    • How to Integrate Your Family Life and Technology
    • How to Spend More Time Away From the Computer

Offline (safer) Approach

  1. Follow one of the Outline links above
  2. Click the edit tab
  3. You will see the source for the template. You will not be able to edit it directly, but you can copy it to your clipboard.
  4. Paste the template into a plain text editor like Notepad
  5. Fill in the information as suggested within the <!-- comment tags --> Remove the comment tags while you are doing this.
  6. Save the file!
  7. Come back to this site and log in
  8. Type the name of your article in the search box at the left side of the screen. Please follow the recommended naming convention you will find at the top of the template.
  9. Click Go.
  10. Accept the option to create the new article
  11. Paste your article into the editing area.
  12. Preview your article / make any changes
  13. Save the page

Online Approach

  1. Follow one of Outline links above
  2. Click the edit tab
  3. You will see the source for the template. You will not be able to edit it directly, but you can copy it to your clipboard.
  4. Type the name of your article in the search box at the left side of the screen. Please follow the recommended naming convention you will find at the top of the template.
  5. Click Go.
  6. Accept the option to create the new article
  7. Paste the template into the article
  8. Fill in the information as suggested within the <!-- comment tags --> Remove the comment tags while you are doing this.
  9. Strongly Recommended: copy your article into a plain text editor in case anything goes wrong with the process of posting your article.
  10. Preview your article / make any changes
  11. Save the page
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