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<td style="border:1px solid lightgrey">[[File:Visualeditor22.PNG|300px|right]]Click "Edit source" and highlight text you want to make either an internal or external link.  The following down down menu appears.  ''(Note: this menu might list possible links you may want to use depending on what you highlighted.)''
 
<td style="border:1px solid lightgrey">[[File:Visualeditor22.PNG|300px|right]]Click "Edit source" and highlight text you want to make either an internal or external link.  The following down down menu appears.  ''(Note: this menu might list possible links you may want to use depending on what you highlighted.)''
 
'''Internal links'''
 
'''Internal links'''
*"Search pages" tab is for selecting links to articles within the Wiki.  Suggested articles might be shown.  Otherwise, enter name of article you want to link too.  ''(No double square brackets required)''
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*"Search pages" tab is for selecting links to articles within the Wiki.  Suggested articles might be shown.  Otherwise, enter name of article you want to link too.  ''(No double square brackets required as with Wikitext coding.)''
 
'''External links'''
 
'''External links'''
*"External link" tab is for entering the URL of the external link without the square brackets.
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*"External link" tab is for entering the URL of the external link.  ''(No single square brackets required as with Wikitext coding)''.
 
'''To save links'''
 
'''To save links'''
 
*Click "Done" when finished
 
*Click "Done" when finished
*Click "Save page" in tool bar.
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*Click "Save page" in the VisualEditor tool bar.
 
*Fill in "Summary" on panel that appears and then "Save page."  
 
*Fill in "Summary" on panel that appears and then "Save page."  
 
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VisualEditor toolbar[edit | edit source]

Visualeditor7.PNG

Links[edit | edit source]

LinkVE.jpg Links
Visualeditor22.PNG
Click "Edit source" and highlight text you want to make either an internal or external link. The following down down menu appears. (Note: this menu might list possible links you may want to use depending on what you highlighted.)

Internal links

  • "Search pages" tab is for selecting links to articles within the Wiki. Suggested articles might be shown. Otherwise, enter name of article you want to link too. (No double square brackets required as with Wikitext coding.)

External links

  • "External link" tab is for entering the URL of the external link. (No single square brackets required as with Wikitext coding).

To save links

  • Click "Done" when finished
  • Click "Save page" in the VisualEditor tool bar.
  • Fill in "Summary" on panel that appears and then "Save page."

Try these out[edit | edit source]

Tests.gif
Quick Quiz
  • What does the undo arrow allow you to do?
  • The "Search pages" tab is for entering external links.
A. True
B. False
  • The "External link" tab in the drop down menu is for external links.
A. True
B. False
  • You can only use one of the suggested internal links when you click "Search pages"?
A. True
B. False