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===General Instructions===
 
===General Instructions===
*As this online dictionary of current usage comes up-and-running, there will be plenty of opportunity to add and edit. You're welcome to begin with your personal teacher[s], which you can find here: [http://rywiki.tsadra.org/index.php/Category:Tibetan_Buddhist_Teachers Buddhist teachers of our times], or here, if you want to add a name: [[Tibetan Buddhist Teachers]] <br>
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*As this online dictionary of current usage comes up-and-running, there will be plenty of opportunity to add and edit. You're welcome to begin with your personal teacher[s], which you can find here: [[Tibetan Buddhist Teachers]] add a name if it is missing.<br>
 
*or begin with some of the pages listed on [http://rywiki.tsadra.org/index.php/Special:Wantedpages Wanted Pages]. For the time being, we focus on the English-based entries, so don't touch the Wylie entries, yet.
 
*or begin with some of the pages listed on [http://rywiki.tsadra.org/index.php/Special:Wantedpages Wanted Pages]. For the time being, we focus on the English-based entries, so don't touch the Wylie entries, yet.
 
* When a section is unsigned you are free to edit it, with respect for the previous contents. If it has a signature, the leave it as it is. You can enter text under another section. Just use === Section name===
 
* When a section is unsigned you are free to edit it, with respect for the previous contents. If it has a signature, the leave it as it is. You can enter text under another section. Just use === Section name===
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* Use the [[Sandbox]] page for any kinds of experiments with testing out the Mediawiki syntax.
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* It is helpful if you add a summary to the changes (see Summary field above the Save Page button) so others know what changed.
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* Use preview to make sure that things look Ok before saving the page.
  
 
Please read the:
 
Please read the:
 
*[[DharmaDictionary Conventions]] for spelling of pronounciation, Wylie, Sanskrit, etc.
 
*[[DharmaDictionary Conventions]] for spelling of pronounciation, Wylie, Sanskrit, etc.
  
*[http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide '''User's Guide'''] for usage and configuration help and the  
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*[http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_User%27s_Guide User's Guide] for usage and configuration help and the  
*[http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_i18n '''documentation on customizing the interface'''] for the more complex stuff.
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*[http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_i18n documentation on customizing the interface] for the more complex stuff.
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*[[Standard & Extended Wylie diagrams Sambhota]], 10 pages of diagrams by Gerry Wiener on how to type all the Tibetan and Sanskrit words on a normal keyboard.
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*[[Guidelines & tips for making categories]], being written ...
  
 
===Templates & Instructions===
 
===Templates & Instructions===
*Instructions on '''[[Creating A New Page]]'''
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*Instructions on [[Creating A New Page]]
*Instructions for '''[[Adding A Page To A Category]]'''
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*Instructions for [[Adding A Page To A Category]]
*For '''Translators & Groups''' section:
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*For Translators & Groups section:
**Template & Instructions for '''[[sample translator info & instructions|Individual Translators]]''' entries<br>
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**Template & Instructions for [[sample translator info & instructions|Individual Translators]] entries<br>
**Template & Instructions for '''[[Sample Translation Group Info & Instructions|Translation Groups]]''' entries<br>
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**Template & Instructions for [[Sample Translation Group Info & Instructions|Translation Groups]] entries<br>
 
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*For '''Buddhist Masters''' sections:
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*For Buddhist Masters sections:
**Template & Instructions for '''[[Sample Buddhist Master Info & Instructions|Historical Buddhist Masters]]''' entries<br>
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**Template & Instructions for [[Sample Buddhist Master Info & Instructions|Historical Buddhist Masters]] entries<br>
**Template & Instructions for '''[[Sample Buddhist Teacher Info & Instructions|Present Day Buddhist Masters]]''' entries<br>
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**Template & Instructions for [[Sample Buddhist Teacher Info & Instructions|Present Day Buddhist Masters]] entries<br>
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*For the '''Literature''' section:
 
**Template & Instructions for '''[[Sample Collected Works Info & Instructions|The Writings of...]]''' entries<br>
 
**Template & Instructions for '''[[Sample Text Info & Instructions|Individual Text]]''' entries<br>
 
 
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*For the Literature section:
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**Template & Instructions for [[Sample Collected Works Info & Instructions|The Writings of...]] entries<br>
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**Template & Instructions for [[Sample Text Info & Instructions|Individual Text]] entries<br>
  
 
===Samples===
 
===Samples===
* Sample '''dictionary entry''' for the [[Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary]] on DharmaDictionary.net<br>
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* Sample dictionary entry for the [[Rangjung Yeshe Dictionary]] on DharmaDictionary.net<br>
* Sample '''teacher pages''' - [[Longchenpa]], [[Chatral Rinpoche]], [[Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche]]
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* Sample teacher pages - [[Longchenpa]], [[Chatral Rinpoche]], [[Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche]]
* Sample '''literature page''' - [[Writings of Longchenpa]]
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* Sample literature page - [[Writings of Longchenpa]]
* Sample '''translator  page''' - [[Gyurme Dorje]]
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* Sample translator  page - [[Gyurme Dorje]]
* Sample '''translation committee''' page - [[Nalanda Translation Committee]]
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* Sample translation committee  page - [[Nalanda Translation Committee]]
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[[Category:Editing Instructions]]

Latest revision as of 04:14, 14 April 2007

General Instructions

  • As this online dictionary of current usage comes up-and-running, there will be plenty of opportunity to add and edit. You're welcome to begin with your personal teacher[s], which you can find here: Tibetan Buddhist Teachers add a name if it is missing.
  • or begin with some of the pages listed on Wanted Pages. For the time being, we focus on the English-based entries, so don't touch the Wylie entries, yet.
  • When a section is unsigned you are free to edit it, with respect for the previous contents. If it has a signature, the leave it as it is. You can enter text under another section. Just use === Section name===
  • Use the Sandbox page for any kinds of experiments with testing out the Mediawiki syntax.
  • It is helpful if you add a summary to the changes (see Summary field above the Save Page button) so others know what changed.
  • Use preview to make sure that things look Ok before saving the page.

Please read the:

Templates & Instructions



Samples