Tararua Tramping Club

Celebrating 100 years of tramping

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Open the TTC website

Update the TTC wiki website

  • navigate to the page you want to edit
  • click on edit (from the top right hand menu)
  • enter the public password, and click login
  • change the text displayed in the text area as required
  • Important - put your name in the author box at the bottom of the editing area
  • enter the reason for the change in the summary box at the bottom of the editing area
  • click Save
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Editing or format a page

  • simply follow the way things are already done on the page
  • it doesn't matter if you make a mistake
    • all changes are saved (click on history (from the top right hand menu) to view changes and restore from previous versions)
  • when editing the following quick reference is displayed at the bottom of the page

Edit quick reference

Basic editing - Text formatting rules - Documentation index

Tables: simple - advanced

Paragraphs: for a new paragraph, use a blank line;

Line break: \\ or [[<<]]

-> to indent text, -< hanging text

Join line: \

Lists: * for bulleted, # for numbered, :term:definition for definition lists

Emphasis: ''italics''   '''bold'''   '''''bold italics'''''   @@monospaced@@

References: [[another page]], [[]], [[link"tool tip" | link text]], [[link | +]], [[#anchor]], [[#anchor | link text]]

Signatures: name: ~~~

Groups: [[Group/Page]] displays Page, [[Group.Page]] displays Group.Page, [[Group(.Page)]] displays Group, [[Group/]] links Group homepage

name and date: ~~~~

Separators: !!, !!! for headings, ---- for horizontal line

Prevent formatting: [=...=]

Other: [+big+]   [++bigger++]   [-small-]   [--smaller--]   '^superscript^'   '_subscript_'   {+inserted+}   {-deleted-}

Preformatted: [@...@] or >>pre<<...>><<

Format text

The following examples will help.


Heading 1

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4

text strong emphasis strong emphasis

bold italic link
  • bullet
    • indented bullet
  1. numbered
    1. indented numbered

to highlight text

How do I add a new page?

The home pages of a few groups, e.g. Trip reports, Photos, Weekly activities, In the hills include a form to create a new page in that group.

The normal process is to create a link in an existing page that will refer to the new content, and save the page with the new link. You can use the Site map for this purpose.

How to or new page example?

Then click on the new link to create the new page.

Alternative you can enter the new page in the address bar by changing the URL, e.g. by changing to

See also Links

Add an image

  1. if the page has an add photo link click on that, click on the browse button to locate the image, and the upload button to add the photo to the page. Viewing the page will show the picture
  2. use the following markup in a page, then click on the link to upload the image
Example image markup
See also Images

Attach a document or file to a page

  1. use the following markup in a page, then click on the link to upload the document or file

Attach:example.odt Δ

See also Uploads

Update or replace a file or image

  1. on the page you file or image is located click on the top right Attach link. A list of files will be shown. Click on the delta (Δ) and load the new version of the file.
See also Uploads

Update author details?

  1. go to the Profiles page
  2. click on your name to go to your page
  3. click edit to make changes

Rename a page?

  • to rename a page use the rename link. This will bring up a form where you can change the group the page is in, or change the name of the page.

Delete a page?

  • to delete a page edit it, and replace all its contents with the word delete

See also

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