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VisualEditor toolbar[edit | edit source]


VisualEditor in detail[edit | edit source]

LinkVE.jpg Links Turns a bit of highlighted text into either an internal or external link.
Visualeditor8.PNG Allows you to place references or footnotes anywhere in the article

When you click on "Cite," the first panel appears.

  • You have two choices: Basic and Re-use.
  • Clicking Basic brings up the second panel.
    • The cursor will be blinking where you are to enter your reference or footnote. The tool bar just above, allows you to change your entry into a link or change the font. At the bottom of this panel you will notice you can use an existing reference.
  • Clicking Re-use will bring up the third panel.
    • This will allow you to select an existing reference without having to retype the same reference again.
Visualeditor12.PNG List structure
If you click on bullet list this panel appears.
  • The first icon creates a bullet list.
  • The second icon creates a numbered list.
  • The following two icons allows you to indent to create sub bullet list or sub numbered lists.

Try these out[edit | edit source]

Quick Quiz
  • What does the undo arrow allow you to do?
A. Fix a mistake.
B. Reverse a link entered incorrectly
C. Fix a page that was messed up by someone else but no other edits have been made since then.
D. All of the above.
  • How many kinds of headings are there?
A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7
  • Where can the Page title header be used on a page?
A. Anywhere
B. Next to the last header
C. Only on Tuesdays
D. None of the above
  • To make some text bold, where do you click?
A. Paragraph
B. Numbered list
C. Links
D. None of the above
  • To make a list with bullet points, you click on?
A. Text style
B. Can only do it in Wikitext
C. Bullet list
D. All of the above
  • To remove bullet points from a list you just created, you click on?
A. Bullet lists
B. Numbered lists
C. Can only do it in Wikitext
D. None of the above.