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But before moving on to the instructions, an exhortation, don't be too scared by the possible complexity of things, and if you find yourself in trouble let go of the advanced syntax and details, and go ahead writing simple text or inserting images without too many complications, to become an expert takes time, and you are not alone, others can help you to complete or refine what you have undertaken. A possible starting point is to go on with the pages just sketched, collected under the page "[[:Category:Da finire|To be finished]]".
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But before moving on to the instructions, an exhortation, don't be too scared by the possible complexity of things, and if you find yourself in trouble let go of the advanced syntax and details, and go ahead writing simple text or inserting images without too many complications, to become an expert takes time, and you are not alone, others can help you to complete or refine what you have undertaken. A possible starting point is to go on with the pages just sketched; those are collected under the page "[[:Category:Da finire|To be finished]]".
  
 
Finally, do not hesitate to ask the administrators of the site (with the address in the contacts) or on the [http://forum.fountainpen.it/ forum] associated with it.  
 
Finally, do not hesitate to ask the administrators of the site (with the address in the contacts) or on the [http://forum.fountainpen.it/ forum] associated with it.  
  
Good job.
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Good work!
  
 
== General indications ==
 
== General indications ==
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== Specific indications ==
 
== Specific indications ==
  
Beyond the general indications applicable to any type of wiki managed with the MediaWiki program, for the structuring of the contents of this site have been adopted some general conventions, which must be followed in order to allow a proper use of the content.  
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Beyond the general indications applicable to any type of wiki managed with the MediaWiki program, for the structure of the contents of this site have been adopted some general conventions, which must be followed in order to allow a proper use of its content.  
  
In particular, these concern the methods of insertion and classification of files and the characteristics of the pages of the site. A list of the pages containing the relevant instructions is as follows:
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In particular, these conventions concern the methods of insertion and classification of files and the characteristics of the pages of the site. A list of the pages containing the relevant instructions is as follows:
  
 
* [[:Help:Upload a file]], general instructions on how to upload a file always read before the following
 
* [[:Help:Upload a file]], general instructions on how to upload a file always read before the following
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* [[:Help:Brands Pages]], instructions for creating a brand page
 
* [[:Help:Brands Pages]], instructions for creating a brand page
* [[:Help:Template Pages]], instructions for creating a template page
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* [[:Help:Models Pages]], instructions for creating a model page
 
* [[:Help:Biographies]], instructions for creating an author's biography page
 
* [[:Help:Biographies]], instructions for creating an author's biography page
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Anche per la gestione delle pagine relative alla classificazione delle tipologie di celluloide sono state adottate delle convezioni e sono disponibili dei template di aiuto, si consultino le pagine:
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* [[:Aiuto:Tipologie celluloide]]
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* [[:Aiuto:Esempi di celluloide]]
  
 
==Photo and scan indications==
 
==Photo and scan indications==
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* '''Capped/Closed''': the pen with the [[cap]] closed
 
* '''Capped/Closed''': the pen with the [[cap]] closed
* '''Posted''': the pen with the [[cap]] on it and the [[nib]] esposed
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* '''Posted''': the pen with the [[cap]] on it and the [[nib]] exposed
 
* '''Open''': the open pen with the [[cap]] on the side
 
* '''Open''': the open pen with the [[cap]] on the side
 
* '''Inscr''': all the [[inscriptions]] and imprints on the pen
 
* '''Inscr''': all the [[inscriptions]] and imprints on the pen
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== Translations ==
 
== Translations ==
  
The wiki uses the translate extension, whose documentation can be found at [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Extension:Translate this address]. To start translating a page, you must first mark it for translation by inserting its content in the tags:
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The wiki uses the translate extension, whose documentation can be found at [https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/Help:Extension:Translate this address]. To start translating a page, you must first mark it for translation by inserting its content in the tags like:
  
 
<pre><nowiki>
 
<pre><nowiki>
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</nowiki></pre>
 
</nowiki></pre>
  
at this point you will get the links to mark the page for the translation and you can start the translations (the page will be divided into paragraphs and the translation is done through the interface provided by the extension). Only the pages of the brands and models have to be translated in this way, for the other pages the choice may be different, in particular for the images we have made that one to write the notes in more languages (at the moment only Italian and English) while for the pages of vocabulary that have a term in the original language, we have used directly that.
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at this point you will get the links to mark the page for the translation, and you can start translating (the page will be divided into paragraphs and the translation is done through the interface provided by the extension). Only the pages of the brands and models have to be translated in this way, for the other pages the choice may be different, in particular for the images we write the notes on the same page in more languages (at the moment only Italian and English) while for the pages of vocabulary that have a term in the original language, we have used directly that.
  
La traduzione del menù laterale (sidebar) è riservata agli amministratori, le relative istruzioni, molto succinte, sono riportate in [[Help:Gestione lingue sidebar|questa pagina]].
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The translation of the sidebar menu is reserved for administrators, the relative instructions, very brief, are given in [[Help:Manage sidebar languages|this page]].

Latest revision as of 12:06, 13 November 2021

But before moving on to the instructions, an exhortation, don't be too scared by the possible complexity of things, and if you find yourself in trouble let go of the advanced syntax and details, and go ahead writing simple text or inserting images without too many complications, to become an expert takes time, and you are not alone, others can help you to complete or refine what you have undertaken. A possible starting point is to go on with the pages just sketched; those are collected under the page "To be finished".

Finally, do not hesitate to ask the administrators of the site (with the address in the contacts) or on the forum associated with it.

Good work!

General indications

A good starting point for writing pages with MediaWiki, the software of this site, can be found in the help pages of WikiPedia. It seems useless to rewrite here what is already treated in an excellent way there. For this reason as an introduction to the syntax of the Wiki we recommend reading the following pages of their Tutorial that illustrate the main operations that can be done with this site:

Specific indications

Beyond the general indications applicable to any type of wiki managed with the MediaWiki program, for the structure of the contents of this site have been adopted some general conventions, which must be followed in order to allow a proper use of its content.

In particular, these conventions concern the methods of insertion and classification of files and the characteristics of the pages of the site. A list of the pages containing the relevant instructions is as follows:

The same number of specific conventions have been adopted for the management of the pages relating to brands and models, so please consult the pages:

Anche per la gestione delle pagine relative alla classificazione delle tipologie di celluloide sono state adottate delle convezioni e sono disponibili dei template di aiuto, si consultino le pagine:

Photo and scan indications

When you have the opportunity to photograph a pen, to illustrate its characteristics, it is advisable to take multiple images; in particular, we recommend the following poses as often as possible:

  • Capped/Closed: the pen with the cap closed
  • Posted: the pen with the cap on it and the nib exposed
  • Open: the open pen with the cap on the side
  • Inscr: all the inscriptions and imprints on the pen
  • CapSection: close up for cap and section with the nib in evidence
  • Ends: the head of the cap and the tail of the barrel
  • Extracted: for a safety provide photos with the nib extracted as well as retracted
  • FeedCap: the feeder and the back of the cap

For scans of advertising or miscellaneous material remember, when you can know, to note down the following information:

  • date of publication
  • newspaper from which it is taken (if advertising) including year, number, volume and page if possible
  • artist/illustrator, if any

Translations

The wiki uses the translate extension, whose documentation can be found at this address. To start translating a page, you must first mark it for translation by inserting its content in the tags like:

<translate>
...
content
...
</translate>

at this point you will get the links to mark the page for the translation, and you can start translating (the page will be divided into paragraphs and the translation is done through the interface provided by the extension). Only the pages of the brands and models have to be translated in this way, for the other pages the choice may be different, in particular for the images we write the notes on the same page in more languages (at the moment only Italian and English) while for the pages of vocabulary that have a term in the original language, we have used directly that.

The translation of the sidebar menu is reserved for administrators, the relative instructions, very brief, are given in this page.