Arena 1.5:Articles

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#In the '''Edit article''' section, click '''Edit article'''. The article editor screen will open.
 
#In the '''Edit article''' section, click '''Edit article'''. The article editor screen will open.
 
#If the article is not yet ready to save, tick '''Draft'''. Draft articles are not visible to other Arena users.
 
#If the article is not yet ready to save, tick '''Draft'''. Draft articles are not visible to other Arena users.
#Click '''Save''' to create the article, or click '''Cancel''' to abandon and lose the changes to the article.
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#Click '''Update''' to save the changes to the article, or click '''Cancel''' to abandon and lose the changes to the article.
  
 
*If you no longer want the article, click '''Delete''' to delete it.
 
*If you no longer want the article, click '''Delete''' to delete it.

Revision as of 11:19, 26 August 2009

An article is a text-only document written by an Arena user, and published on Arena for other users to read and comment upon.

Contents

Read an article

First, you need to find an article to read. You may do this in the following two ways:

  1. Search for an article. To learn more see Search.
  2. Click on an article's title to view it and read it.

Create an article

  1. Click Write article on the toolbar near the top of the screen.
  2. In the Create article section, click Create article. The article editor screen will open.
  3. In Name type the title of the article.
  4. In Available languages select the language that the article will use.
  5. In Description type a brief description of the article. This will appear below the article title in Arena.
  6. In Body type the body of the article.
  7. If the article is not yet ready to save, tick Draft. Draft articles are not visible to other Arena users.
  8. Click Create to create the article, or click Cancel to abandon and lose the article.

The article editor toolbar

Article Editor Toolbar

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Publish an article

When writing an article, you may need to create and save a few drafts of it before you are happy for other Arena users to see it. When an article is marked as a draft, only you may see it. When your article is finished, you can enable other Arena users to see it by ending its draft status.

  1. Find the article you want to publish. To learn more see Search.
  2. When you have found the article, click the article title.
  3. In the Article details section, click Edit.
  4. Untick Draft.
  5. Click Update to publish the article.
  • If you no longer want the article, click Delete to delete it.

Edit an article

  1. Find the article you want to edit. To learn more see Search.
  2. When you have found the article, click the article title.
  3. In the Article details section, click Edit.
  4. In the Edit article section, click Edit article. The article editor screen will open.
  5. If the article is not yet ready to save, tick Draft. Draft articles are not visible to other Arena users.
  6. Click Update to save the changes to the article, or click Cancel to abandon and lose the changes to the article.
  • If you no longer want the article, click Delete to delete it.

Delete an article

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