Difference between revisions of "HOWTO: Add an errata entry"

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<li> Type the name of the erratum page into the search box.  The erratum title should be of the form
 
<li> Type the name of the erratum page into the search box.  The erratum title should be of the form
<blockquote>Erratum: description of erratum in page independent manner</blockquote></li>
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<blockquote>Errata: description of erratum in page independent manner</blockquote></li>
 
<li> Click on the 'create this page' link in the search results.  This will create a new page and put you into the editor. </li>
 
<li> Click on the 'create this page' link in the search results.  This will create a new page and put you into the editor. </li>
 
<li> Enter the erratum information using the {{:erratum template}} by entering the following text into the new page:
 
<li> Enter the erratum information using the {{:erratum template}} by entering the following text into the new page:
 
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  <nowiki>{{subst:erratum template}}</nowiki>
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  <nowiki>{{subst:errata template}}</nowiki>
 
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<li>Save the page and then re-edit it.  At this point you can fill in the required information using the documentation provided in the template.</li>
 
<li>Save the page and then re-edit it.  At this point you can fill in the required information using the documentation provided in the template.</li>
 
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Contents of the {{:erratum template}}:
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Contents of the {{:errata template}}:
  {{erratum template}}
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  {{errata template}}

Revision as of 20:16, 5 April 2008

To add a new erratum, you need to perform the following steps:

  1. Type the name of the erratum page into the search box. The erratum title should be of the form
    Errata: description of erratum in page independent manner
  2. Click on the 'create this page' link in the search results. This will create a new page and put you into the editor.
  3. Enter the erratum information using the Erratum template by entering the following text into the new page:
     {{subst:errata template}}
    
  4. Save the page and then re-edit it. At this point you can fill in the required information using the documentation provided in the template.

Contents of the Errata template:

Return to Errata page

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(Contributed by R. M. Murray, )