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The sidebar contains information that relates to the page you are viewing. It features a link to page revision history, a watchlist star that lets you put the page into your watchlist or remove it, and three colored boxes displaying Tags, Incoming Links, and Attachments.

Toggling the sidebar. Clicking the V shape in the right-hand corner of the page will make the sidebar vanish. Click the > to bring back the sidebar.

The sidebar boxes are presented in the following order:

Tags. This is a list of all the Tags that have been applied to the page.

Incoming links. This is a list of all the pages that have a link to the page you are currently viewing.

Attachments. A list of this page's attached files.

There are two optional sidebar boxes:

What's New. A list of this workspace's most recent changes. Use "What's New" in the Settings page to control display of this box.

Recently Viewed. A list of your twenty most recently viewed pages. Use "Screen Layout" in the Settings page to control display of this box.

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This is an index of the help topics available.

For additional support, send an email to customer support to support@socialtext.com. Feel free to send feedback or report bugs. You can also ask questions in the Socialtext Customer Exchange.

Help Table of Contents

  • Log in
    • Logging in
      • Remember me on this computer
      • I don't know my password
    • Logging out
    • Change password
  • Reading the workspace
    • Browsing
    • Keeping up to date
    • List all pages
    • Watching selected pages
    • Searching
    • Print a page
    • Save a page
    • Export multiple pages to PDF or Word
  • Searching
    • Advanced searching
      • Search by phrase
      • Search by title
      • Search by category
      • Search with wildcards.
      • Exclude a term
      • Combining search terms
      • Stemming
    • Advanced formatting: Including a search inside a page
      • Keyword search
      • keyword search, full - include page contents
      • Title search
      • Title search, full - include page contents
  • Changing the workspace
    • Editing a page
    • Add a comment
    • Create a new page
    • Rename a page
    • Delete a page
    • Duplicate a page
    • Copy a page to another workspace
    • Attach a file
  • Editing
    • How to start?
    • How does it work?
    • Writing pages is easy!
      • Page contention
    • Edit modes
      • Simple mode
      • Advanced mode
  • Simple mode
    • Toolbar
    • Linking
    • Insert WikiWidgets
    • WikiWidget Catalog
    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Copying and Pasting from Web Pages or Microsoft Word
    • Preview Mode
    • Simple Mode: A Work In Progress
    • Wikiwyg (Simple Editing) Open Source Project
  • Advanced mode
    • What's with the funny punctuation?
      • Toolbar
      • Edit tips
      • Advanced formatting
  • Advanced formatting
    • Linking
    • Pre-formatted text
    • Tables
  • Attached files
    • Attach a file (while viewing a page; while editing)
    • Remove a file
    • Including an image in the page
    • Attaching several files
    • View all workspace attachments
    • Link to an attachment
  • Linking
    • Page link
    • Dashed links
    • Link text
    • Links to other workspaces
    • Links to sections inside pages
    • Naming a section on a page
    • External links
    • External link text
  • Table of Contents
    • Table of contents for the current page
    • Another page in this workspace
    • A page in another workspace
  • Include Page
    • Include a page from this workspace
    • Include a page from another workspace
    • Include inside a dashboard table
  • Page revision history
    • See previous revisions
    • Compare revisions
    • Restore a previous revision
  • What's new
    • Getting there
    • Overview
    • Changes in another workspace
  • Watchlist
    • Adding or removing a page to your watchlist
    • Seeing Watchlist updates in your workspace
    • Getting Watchlist updates by email or RSS
  • Weblogs
    • Create a weblog
    • View a weblog
    • Add a weblog entry
    • Edit a weblog entry
    • Comment on an entry
    • Attach a file to an entry
    • Weblog navigation
    • Linking to a weblog
    • Linking to a weblog entry
    • Printing a weblog
    • Include a weblog inside a page
  • Tags
    • Navigating
    • Editing Tags
      • Assign a tag
      • Remove a tag
    • Advanced formatting: Including tagged pages in other pages
      • Link to a tag
      • 10 Recent changes with a given tag
      • 10 Recent changes with a given tag, full - include page contents
      • Complete tag listing
      • Complete tag listing, full - include page contents
  • Email
    • Email a page
    • Email to a workspace
    • Send an email message with a tag
    • Post an email message to a weblog
    • Editing by email
    • Recent changes by email
      • Turn on email notification
      • Turn off email notification
    • Turn off email notification for everyone
  • Connections
    • Instant Messaging and Presence
      • AIM, Yahoo!, Skype, Convoq ASAP
    • Google
    • Web feeds (RSS, Atom): in and out
      • Subscribe to a Socialtext feed
      • Password protection
      • Importing RSS feeds into Socialtext
    • Technorati
      • Technorati search
      • Weblog pings
      • Tag links
  • Working offline with Unplugged
  • RSS Tutorial
    • What is RSS?
    • Why use RSS with Socialtext?
    • Why else use RSS?
    • How to use RSS
    • How to subscribe to Socialtext RSS feeds
    • RSS password protection
    • Instructions for secure newsfeed authentication
      • NewsGator
      • SharpReader
    • URL Authentication (NOT RECOMMENDED)
  • Configure settings


Upload Files

Click "Browse" to find the file you want to upload. When you click "Upload file" your file will be uploaded and added to the list of attachments for this page.

Maximum file size: 50MB

File Name Author Date Uploaded Size

Save Page As

Enter a meaningful and distinctive title for your page.

Page Title:

Tip: You'll be able to find this page later by using the title you choose.

Page Already Exists

There is already a page named XXX. Would you like to:

Save with a different name:

Save the page with the name "XXX"

Append your text to the bottom of the existing page named: "XXX"

Upload Files

Click "Browse" to find the file you want to upload. When you click "Add file" this file will be added to the list of attachments for this page, and uploaded when you save the page.

Add Tags

Enter a tag and click "Add tag". The tag will be saved when you save the page.