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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.
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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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Include Page

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You can include the contents of one page in another page. This feature can be very useful:

  • When you are building a document that multiple people are working on, you can assemble the document out of their individual parts.
  • If you would like to build a "dashboard" showing the status of multiple pages.

You cannot include a page in itself, or include a page that includes its parent.


Include a page from this workspace

To include the page titled "Table of Contents" from the current workspace:

{include [Table of Contents]}


Include a page from another workspace

To include the page titled "Socialtext Customer Exchange" from the workspace "exchange":

{include exchange [Socialtext Customer Exchange]}


Include inside a dashboard table

To build a dashboard, you can also put the includes inside of a table, along with other content.
(See a more realistic example of a project dashboard at the Socialtext Customer Exchange.)

The included page below explains linking.

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Many different kinds of links can be made in Advanced mode as well as with WikiWidgets in Simple mode.

Page link. While editing, link to another given page, say the page titled "There", simply by selecting it and clicking on base/images/wikiwyg_icons/link.gif in the toolbar. You can also enclose the name of the page in brackets. For example, [There] will make a link There. Link names are not case sensitive, so you can also link to same page with there.

Dashed links. Links to pages that exist will have a solid underline. However, links to pages that do not already exist will have an dashed underline. Just click on the link and write the new page! This makes it easy to create new pages.

Link text. Sometimes you don't want the text of the link to be the same as the name of the page. You can specify the link text by writing "link text" [Page Name]. For instance, "how to link" [Linking] : how to link. Note: links with modified link text can only be changed from the Advanced editing mode.

Links to other workspaces. You can link to a page in another workspace simply by writing {link: different-workspace [Page]}. For instance, to link to the Tutorials page in the Customer Exchange, write
{link: exchange [Tutorials]}
You can also do this in Simple mode with WikiWidgets.

Links to other workspaces can only be changed from the Advanced editing mode.

Links to sections inside pages. What if you want to create a link to a particular section of a page? You can link directly to any section heading on a page by using the text of the heading: {link: Section Heading}. You can also do this in Simple mode with WikiWidgets.

You can link to a heading on a different page in a different workspace by writing: {link: different-workspace [Page] Section Heading}. For instance, to link to the following heading

{link: [Linking] Link here} Linking (Link here) (this workspace)
{link: exchange [Linking] Link here} Linking (Link here) (on Customer Exchange)

Naming a section on a page. You can create a name for a section by typing {section: section-name} in the page. The name won't be visible when you view the page, but you can use the name to make a link directly to that section. For instance, the section {section: Naming a section} is at the bottom of this page. You can link to it via {link: [Linking] Naming a section} and get this link: Linking (Naming a section) You can also do this in Simple mode with WikiWidgets.

External links. To link to another website, just write its address; e.g. http://www.socialtext.com

External link text. If you want to refer to an external website with particular text for the link, you can write:
"link text" <http://www.socialtext.com> and get this link: link text

The invisible section labelled "Naming a section" is here

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And these are pages that contain the term "linking":




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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.

Tag: 

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