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[[Category:Community Wiki]]
 
[[Category:Community Wiki]]
  
Editing Wiki is very easy - do not be afraid to contribute. To prevent vandalism, '''login''' is required to edit the pages.
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'''Getting Started'''
  
'''Tips of the day:'''
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=Account Creation=
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In order to  prevent vandalism and bot spam, self-creation of accounts has been disabled.<br> Therefore you need to ask''' '''''@Dwarden''''' '''for an account [http://discord.gg/arma at our discord], or on [https://forums.bohemia.net/profile/743078-dwarden/ BI Forums].
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=Rules & Recommendations=
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* Read the [[Bohemia Interactive Community:Guidelines | Bohemia Interactive Community Guidelines]]
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* Use the [[Naming_Conventions|BI Community Wiki naming conventions]]
 
*[[Cheatsheet|Check the cheatsheet]], it holds all the basic editing information
 
*[[Cheatsheet|Check the cheatsheet]], it holds all the basic editing information
* Use the [[Naming_Conventions|BI Community Wiki naming conventions]]
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* Use categories to distinguish content specific for a particular project (e.g. not everything for OFP makes sense for Arma etc.)
* Read the [[Bohemia Interactive Community:Guidelines | Bohemia Interactive Community Guidelines]]
 
* Always use categories to distinguish content specific for a particular project (e.g. not everything for OFP makes sense for Arma etc.)
 
 
* Check the "This is a minor edit" box for small edits to keep version history easy to read
 
* Check the "This is a minor edit" box for small edits to keep version history easy to read
 
* Include some summary text of edits you have made
 
* Include some summary text of edits you have made
* How can you contribute? Check the [[Special:Wantedpages|Wanted Pages]] and the [[Village Pump]] for topics that need help.
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* Use the [[:Category:AnswerMe| AnswerMe template]] if you have a question
* Do you have a question?  If so, use the [[:Category:AnswerMe| AnswerMe template]].
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* Add your '''signature''' on talk pages.  
* Don't forget to add your '''signature''' on talk pages. See [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sign_your_posts_on_talk_pages these instructions.]
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**See [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sign_your_posts_on_talk_pages these instructions.]
 
* Collaborate with other contributors on the [https://discord.gg/arma Arma 3 Discord #community_wiki] channel.  
 
* Collaborate with other contributors on the [https://discord.gg/arma Arma 3 Discord #community_wiki] channel.  
 
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* For experimentation either use this public [[Sandbox]] or the one in your [[Special:Mypage|personal space]].
For experimentation either use this public [[Sandbox]] or the one in your [[Special:Mypage|personal space]].
 
  
 
You can find some excellent starting points for learning to edit the BI Wiki below, and on the  [[Help:Contents|help page]]
 
You can find some excellent starting points for learning to edit the BI Wiki below, and on the  [[Help:Contents|help page]]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial An excellent Wiki tutorial]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Tutorial An excellent Wiki tutorial]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
 
* [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:FAQ MediaWiki FAQ]
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=To-Do=
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*[[Special:Wantedpages|Wanted Pages]]
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*[[:Category:Stubs|Stubs]]
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*[[:Category:Example needed|Examples needed]]
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*[[:Category:See also needed|See also needed]]
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*[https://community.bistudio.com/wiki?title=Special:WhatLinksHere/BIS_fnc_exportFunctionsToWiki&limit=420&from=0 Need formatting]
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*[https://community.bistudio.com/wiki/Category:Pages_with_broken_file_links Broken links]
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*[[:Category:Stubs|Stubs]]
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*[[:Category:AnswerMe|Answers needed]]

Revision as of 21:40, 2 January 2019


Getting Started

Account Creation

In order to prevent vandalism and bot spam, self-creation of accounts has been disabled.
Therefore you need to ask @Dwarden for an account at our discord, or on BI Forums.

Rules & Recommendations

You can find some excellent starting points for learning to edit the BI Wiki below, and on the help page

To-Do