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  • Help:Beginner's guide to proofreading - Wikisource, the free online library
    will not be readable For more information about proofreading see Help Proofread Page status edit Fig 3 Page status buttons When you save the page you should also set the page status You should see a row of color coded radio buttons just above the save button fig 3 If you have just started a page with no or not many changes then select the red button for Not proofread If you have completely proofread the page and corrected every error you can find then select the yellow button for Proofread Some pages will have been proofread already by other people You can check these and upgrade the page status Look through the page for any remaining errors or things that need to be changed If there are no errors or you have fixed everything that needs to be fixed increase the page status by one level Not proofread red pages become Proofread yellow which become Validated green Validated pages are finished and should not need any more editing Blank pages gray and Problematic pages blue are special cases see below for more information For more information about page status see Help Page Status Header and footer edit Blank pages edit Blank pages can be left blank and set to the No text gray page status These pages will be ignored when pages are added to the main namespace This includes book covers unless illustrated This does not include pages with an illustration which should be proofread as normal If the illustration is unavailable at present see Problematic pages Problematic pages edit If you have a problem while proofreading a page and cannot finish it you can set the page status to Problematic blue This will alert other people that a problem exists which they may be able to solve Common problems include pages with illustrations if no image file is available pages with equations pages with foreign text especially text that does not use the Roman alphabet and pages with special formatting In some of these cases special templates exist to identify the problem see Problem templates below These are useful to anyone else looking at the page and they can attract the attention of people able to fix the problem Notes edit Do include edit Text formatting such as bold or italics using bold or italics Different text sizes using smaller or larger Special typography such as Dropped or raised initials Capitalisation If the capital letters are the same size as the normal text use smallcaps Horizontal lines rule Section breaks rows of asterisks For more about text formatting templates see Help Templates Do not include edit Any marks or additions including handwriting library stamps stains scratches watermarks dirt etc that are not part of the original book Columns are not necessary The text columns should just continue from the previous column on the page Do not correct spellings Use the template SIC instead Optional edit Line breaks Webpages will normally ignore single linebreaks so text broken into

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  • Help:Beginner's guide to typography - Wikisource, the free online library
    below under Multiple pages Format text edit You can type italic or bold text by adding apostrophes to either side of the text as shown in this table Font style Wiki code Description Italics Italics To make text italic add two apostrophes on either side of the text Bold Bold To make text bold add three apostrophes on either side of the text Bold italics Bold italics To make text bold and italic at the same time add five apostrophes on either side of the text ie two apostrophes around three other apostrophes to achieve both effects at the same time To change the size of text you can use the following templates This is especially useful with chapter titles or footnotes and it might even be used elsewhere in the text Text size Template Wiki code Paragraph equivalent Notes xx smaller xx smaller xx smaller Foo gives Foo xx smaller block x smaller x smaller x smaller Foo x smaller block smaller smaller smaller Foo smaller block normal normal No templates or modification at all larger larger larger Foo larger block x larger x larger x larger Foo x larger block xx larger xx larger xx larger Foo xx larger block xxx larger xxx larger xxx larger Foo xxx larger block xxxx larger xxxx larger xxxx larger Foo xxxx larger block 100 and smaller font size and style comparisons table edit Templates Normal Bold Italics Bold and italics This is 100 font size This is 100 font size This is 100 font size This is 100 font size This is 99 font size This is 99 font size This is 99 font size This is 99 font size This is 98 font size This is 98 font size This is 98 font size This is 98 font size This is 97 font size This is 97 font size This is 97 font size This is 97 font size This is 96 font size This is 96 font size This is 96 font size This is 96 font size This is 95 font size This is 95 font size This is 95 font size This is 95 font size This is 94 font size This is 94 font size This is 94 font size This is 94 font size This is 93 font size This is 93 font size This is 93 font size This is 93 font size fine block This is 92 font size This is 92 font size This is 92 font size This is 92 font size This is 91 font size This is 91 font size This is 91 font size This is 91 font size This is 90 font size This is 90 font size This is 90 font size This is 90 font size This is 89 font size This is 89 font size This is 89 font size This is 89 font size This is 88 font size This is 88 font size This is 88 font size This is 88 font size This is 87 font size This is 87 font size This is 87 font size This is 87 font size This is 86 font size This is 86 font size This is 86 font size This is 86 font size This is 85 font size This is 85 font size This is 85 font size This is 85 font size This is 84 font size This is 84 font size This is 84 font size This is 84 font size smaller This is 83 font size This is 83 font size This is 83 font size This is 83 font size This is 82 font size This is 82 font size This is 82 font size This is 82 font size This is 81 font size This is 81 font size This is 81 font size This is 81 font size This is 80 font size This is 80 font size This is 80 font size This is 80 font size This is 79 font size This is 79 font size This is 79 font size This is 79 font size This is 78 font size This is 78 font size This is 78 font size This is 78 font size This is 77 font size This is 77 font size This is 77 font size This is 77 font size This is 76 font size This is 76 font size This is 76 font size This is 76 font size This is 75 font size This is 75 font size This is 75 font size This is 75 font size This is 74 font size This is 74 font size This is 74 font size This is 74 font size This is 73 font size This is 73 font size This is 73 font size This is 73 font size This is 72 font size This is 72 font size This is 72 font size This is 72 font size This is 71 font size This is 71 font size This is 71 font size This is 71 font size This is 70 font size This is 70 font size This is 70 font size This is 70 font size x smaller x smaller block This is 69 font size This is 69 font size This is 69 font size This is 69 font size This is 68 font size This is 68 font size This is 68 font size This is 68 font size xx smaller xx smaller block This is 58 font size This is 58 font size This is 58 font size This is 58 font size Other text effects edit There are many different text effects that can be made with templates This table shows some of the most common Format Template Wiki code Effect Notes Small capitals smallcaps sc smallcaps foo lorem smallcaps Foo Lorem foo lorem Foo Lorem Dropped initial or drop cap dropinitial dropinitial F oo F oo Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipisicing elit sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt

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  • Help:Beginner's guide to validation - Wikisource, the free online library
    look like this instead The green button on the right of the radio buttons next to the words Page status is the Validate button How to validate edit Go to a page that has been proofread Its page number will be highlighted in yellow on the Index page It will have the message This page has been proofread but needs to be validated at the top of the page This will also be highlighted in yellow Click Edit to edit the page Check the proofread text in the text field against the text in the page scan just like proofreading If it is not correct either Make any changes you need to fix the page Change the page status to either Not Proofread red or Problematic blue Say why you are doing this in the edit summary Try validating a different page instead If it is correct or you have fixed everything continue Select the Validate green button to change the page status The edit summary will change to Validated Save the page The page is now validated The message at the top of the page will be This page has been validated This message will be highlighted in green When you look at the Index page the page number will also be highlighted in green Validation rules edit You must be a registered user to validate a page You must be logged in to be able to validate a page You cannot validate pages that you proofread Only proofread yellow pages can be validated You cannot validate any page with any other page status Helpful links edit All works with pages that need to be validated can be found in Category Index Proofread Click here to go to a random page that needs to be validated v t e

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  • Help:Beginner's guide to transclusion - Wikisource, the free online library
    X to X header 1 The red text needs to be changed to the details for your work and the pages you want to transclude The filename is the name used for the Index page and the page scan file The X s are the page numbers in the scan that you want to transclude These are the page numbers from the scan the numbers in the pagenames in the Page namespace not the page numbers printed on the pages For example If you were transcluding a chapter from Index My example book djvu which covers pages 20 to 35 of the scan i e pages Page My example book djvu 20 Page My example book djvu 21 Page My example book djvu 35 The code would be pages index My example book djvu from 20 to 35 header 1 Manual header edit The simple transclusion uses a magic header that takes information from the Index page to create the header seen at the top of the page If there is a problem with this header or you want more control you may need to add a manual header instead To add a manual header Start a new page at which you want the final version of the text to appear Edit this page Add the header code as shown below Fill in any parts of the header that you want filled in Add the transclusion code as shown below Save The manual header code that needs to be added above the transclusion code is header title author translator section previous next year portal notes The title and author parts need to be filled in See header for more information The transclusion code is the same as with the simple transclusion except the header attribute should be excluded This is

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  • Help:Beginner's guide to finishing touches - Wikisource, the free online library
    these A genre or subject category to show what it is about You can find them here for genres or here for subjects For example if it is a Mystery story you should pick Category Mystery A type category to show what type of book it is You can find them here For example if it is a novel you should pick Category Novels Sometimes you will find a category that combines both For example Category Mystery novels This counts as both a genre category and a type category Add the categories you have picked by typing them at the bottom of the page with two brackets on either side of the category name For example Category Mystery novels If the name of your book starts with A An or The you need to add a DEFAULTSORT command This should be DEFAULTSORT Book You should use the name of the book with the A An or The at the end instead For example if the page is The Book you should add DEFAULTSORT Book The Similarly variations on letters which include diacritical marks such as ñ should be sorted as though the mark were absent in this case as n For more information see Help Categorization Author page edit You need to add a link to your book to the page for the author of your book This will show all of the books by the author on Wikisource and help people find your book You should have put the name of the author of your book in the header template when you where transcluding If not you should do that now The name of the author should appear as a wikilink in the header Click this link to go to the author s Author page or search for it by searching for Author Name for example Author Arthur Conan Doyle You should see a page with the name of the author and a list of books You should add your book to the list as a bullet point The lists are usually in date order You should wikilink the title of the book and add the date the book was published For example My Book 1902 For more information see Help Author pages Portals edit Portals are like author pages except that are about the subject of the book and not the author Adding your book to a portal will put your book together with other books like it and help other people find your book You can find a portal by browsing through the portals from the top or you can look for one in this big list of portals Some portals are separated into lists of slightly different groups You may need to find the right list on the right portal for your book You can add the book to a portal in the same way as an author page Add the book to the list on the portal as a bullet point You should also add

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  • Help:Beginner's guide to maintenance - Wikisource, the free online library
    If the day and date are known they can be entered under the notes parameter for users to read If a year is not possible decade or century can be added here instead eg 1950s or 19th century Use the year wherever you can All works with no year are listed here Category Undated works Licences edit All works should be licensed to show that they are legal to hosted on Wikisource and how they can be reused by readers Most common PD old PD 1923 PD US no renewal PD 1996 Fed Gov etc Translations Creative Commons All works without a license template are listed here Category Works with no license template For more information see Help Copyright tags Categories edit Usually each work will have at least four different categories Some common some rarer If a work does not have all the correct categories you should add them as best you can The common categories are What it is The type or form of the work Category Works by type ie poems essays novels executive orders speeches etc What it is about The genre mostly for fiction or subject mostly for for non fiction of the work Category Works by genre ie drama erotica satires etc See also Category Fiction by genre ie Horror Mystery Romance etc Category Works by subject ie Physics Art History etc See also Category Works by country if the country is the subject ie United States Australia China etc When was it published Add the year to the header If a precise year is not known decades and centuries work too Category Works by date This category is added by the year parameter in the header You only need to add it there You do not need to add it with the rest of the categories at the bottom of the page Why it is free If it is in the public domain and why or the free licence under which it has been released Category Works by license These categories are added by the licence See Licences The complete tree of categories for works starts here Category Works It includes the following which will sometimes apply to some works Category Works by award if the work won an award Category Works by language for the original language of translations or for language as the subject Category Works by series if the work is part of a series Sometime these categories may be combined into one category eg Category Horror short stories Categories may also cover the era eg Category 1910s plays the country of origin eg Category American poetry and other identifiable groups For more information see Help Categorization HotCat edit HotCat is a useful gadget for quickly adding changing or removing categories to a page To turn it on go to the your preferences and under Editing tools check the box with the description easily add remove change a category on pages with dynamic suggestions Then save For more information see

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  • Help:Beginner's guide to deletion - Wikisource, the free online library
    actively editing consider adding inuse to reduce edit conflicts There are two main pages for deletion of works and other pages on Wikisource This page provides an overview of both with some notes on the speedy deletion process If a work should be deleted due to a suspected copyright violation then possible copyright violations should be used For everything else use proposed deletions Contents 1 Copyright violation 2 General deletion 3 Speedy deletion 4 See also Copyright violation edit If you find a work on Wikisource that you believe is in violation of United States copyright law Add the template copyvio to the page just below the header This will blank the work below that point Go to Wikisource Possible copyright violations Click Add topic If possible use a wikilink to the work as the subject line In the body explain why you think the work is a copyright violation Sign this with four tildes Save the page Following this other users may add comments which will usually wither support or oppose deletion This is not a vote Each user should also give their reasons Eventually an administrator will close the discussion and either delete the work or keep it based on the reasons given The beginner s guide to copyright and related pages may help in determining whether or not a copyright violation has taken place General deletion edit Wikisource Proposed deletions Speedy deletion edit See also edit Wikisource Deletion policy v t e Beginner s Guide Reading Navigation Reliability Editing Adding texts Sources Copyright Index pages Proofreading Typography Validation Transclusion Finishing touches Maintaining Maintenance Deletion Retrieved from https en wikisource org w index php title Help Beginner 27s guide to deletion oldid 4776800 Categories Articles actively undergoing construction Beginner s guide Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged in

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  • Help:Portals - Wikisource, the free online library
    style takes the form of a list of works as bullet points broken into subsections of the subject by headings Works are normally listed in order of publication date from the earliest to the most recent To create a portal such as this you only need to start by adding the following code to the top of the page portal header title class subclass1 subclass2 reviewed wikipedia commons commonscat wikiquote wikinews wiktionary wikibooks wikiversity wikispecies shortcut notes This is an intermediary version of portal header a template that has more parameters available if necessary This header should be followed by a simple bulleted list of works that apply the the chosen subject Each entry is normally formatted as follows Work year by Author If including a link to a portal in the index of works it helps to distinguish it from direct links to works by making the link bold and including the Portal prefix rather than hiding it ie Portal Caliphs rather than Portal Caliphs Caliphs If the link is separated from the main body such as in a see also section this is not necessary The list may therefore look something like this Section A Work year by Author Work year by Author Work year by Author Work year by Author Section B Portal Portal Work year by Author Work year by Author Advantages Disadvantages Examples Simple Can easily display a large quantity of works Can be visually dull Portal Disney Wikimedia box portal edit The standard style on sister sites such as Wikipedia The page is made of of boxes in a manner that mimics the Main Page Each box is actually a subpage transcluded into the main portal To create a portal such as this type the following into a new page and save Subst Template BPS Doing so will load the page with the basic code for this style portal from Box Portal Skeleton You will then be able to edit the portal to fit the subject you have in mind Advantages Disadvantages Examples Visually interesting Style common across Wikimedia sites More complicated Can have problems displaying a large quantity of works Portal Poetry Portal American Civil War Portal Speeches Hybrid other edit Some portals take elements of both the index style and the box style Portals can also have a unique style as long as they fulfill the functions of a portal organising works guiding readers easing the navigation of the portal space etc A simple way to create a portal such as this is to start with the Wikisource index style of portal and use templates and or tables to create specially formatted areas or boxes within the index Advantages Disadvantages Examples More visually interesting than an index simpler than the box style More complicated than an index Not as visually interesting as the box style Portal Children s literature Portal Science Classification edit See Help Portal classification for more information Wikisource uses a locally adapted version of the Library of Congress Classification

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