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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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Release notes for Socialtext 1.6.5

Please report serious bugs that keep you from getting your job done or small problems that you have noted to support@socialtext.com .

Additions, Changes, and Fixes

This page details the major feature additions and changes in Socialtext 1.6.5 from the previous version, Socialtext 1.6. The Socialtext Documentation page describes these new features in detail.


  • We have upgraded our hardware and software to provide better performance, which you will experience as faster page views and saves. We will continue to work on improving performance over time.


We've added features that have been requested by a number of customers to improve productivity with more people and more information.

  • Section links. You can now link to particular sections within a page.
  • Attach multiple files in one step. You can attach multiple files at once, by uploading a compressed "zip" archive.
  • Workspace usage reports. You will receive weekly reports showing the level of reading and writing activity in your workspace.
  • Include recent changes. You can include on a page a list of recent changes from another workspace.
  • Link text for wiki links. The text displayed for a wiki link can be different from the target page name.

Bug fixes

  • The Backlinks sidebax now displays separately, resulting in faster initial page display.
  • The listing of all users in an Eventspace displays a count of anonymous users.


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.