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==Existing and Planned How To's==
 
==Existing and Planned How To's==
  
Existing pages are mark with (*).
 
 
* Browsing  
 
* Browsing  
 
** [[How To Search|HowToSearch]]  
 
** [[How To Search|HowToSearch]]  
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* Editing  
 
* Editing  
 
** [[How To Add Artists With Same Names|HowToAddArtistsWithSameNames]] ''(because HowToAddDuplicateArtists can be missunderstood)''  
 
** [[How To Add Artists With Same Names|HowToAddArtistsWithSameNames]] ''(because HowToAddDuplicateArtists can be missunderstood)''  
** [[How To Add Disc IDs|HowToAddDiscIDs]] (*)
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** [[How To Add Disc IDs|HowToAddDiscIDs]]  
 
** [[How To Cancel Edits|HowToCancelEdits]]  
 
** [[How To Cancel Edits|HowToCancelEdits]]  
 
** [[How To Write Annotations|HowToWriteAnnotations]]  
 
** [[How To Write Annotations|HowToWriteAnnotations]]  
 
** [[How To Do Smart Editing|HowToDoSmartEditing]] (overview to the variety of [[JavaScript]] features)  
 
** [[How To Do Smart Editing|HowToDoSmartEditing]] (overview to the variety of [[JavaScript]] features)  
 
*** [[How To Use Guess Case|HowToUseGuessCase]]  
 
*** [[How To Use Guess Case|HowToUseGuessCase]]  
*** [[How To Parse Track Listings|HowToParseTrackListings]] (*)
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*** [[How To Parse Track Listings|HowToParseTrackListings]]  
  
 
** [[How To Add Script And Language|HowToAddScriptAndLanguage]]  
 
** [[How To Add Script And Language|HowToAddScriptAndLanguage]]  
 
** [[How To Get Your Edits Accepted|HowToGetYourEditsAccepted]] ''(or Moderations in [[Bad Terminology|BadTerminology]])''  
 
** [[How To Get Your Edits Accepted|HowToGetYourEditsAccepted]] ''(or Moderations in [[Bad Terminology|BadTerminology]])''  
 
** [[Advanced Relationship|AdvancedRelationship]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s  
 
** [[Advanced Relationship|AdvancedRelationship]]<code><nowiki></nowiki></code>s  
*** [[How To Make Relationships|HowToMakeRelationships]] (*)
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*** [[How To Make Relationships|HowToMakeRelationships]]  
 
*** [[How To Add URLs|HowToAddURLs]]  
 
*** [[How To Add URLs|HowToAddURLs]]  
  
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*** [[How To Merge Albums|HowToMergeAlbums]]  
 
*** [[How To Merge Albums|HowToMergeAlbums]]  
 
*** [[How To Properly Add Non Album Tracks|HowToProperlyAddNonAlbumTracks]]  
 
*** [[How To Properly Add Non Album Tracks|HowToProperlyAddNonAlbumTracks]]  
*** [[How To Change Cover Art|HowToChangeCoverArt]] (*)
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*** [[How To Change Cover Art|HowToChangeCoverArt]]  
  
 
* Voting  
 
* Voting  
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* Contribute  
 
* Contribute  
** [[How To Contribute To MusicBrainz|HowToContributeToMusicBrainz]] (*)
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** [[How To Contribute To MusicBrainz|HowToContributeToMusicBrainz]]  
** [[How To Propose New Guidelines|HowToProposeNewGuidelines]] (*)
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** [[How To Propose New Guidelines|HowToProposeNewGuidelines]]  
** [[How To Write Feature Suggestions|HowToWriteFeatureSuggestions]] (*)
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** [[How To Write Feature Suggestions|HowToWriteFeatureSuggestions]]  
 
** [[How To Contact Other Moderators|HowToContactOtherModerators]] ([[How To Contact Contributors|HowToContactContributors]]?) ''ew, please no :p''  
 
** [[How To Contact Other Moderators|HowToContactOtherModerators]] ([[How To Contact Contributors|HowToContactContributors]]?) ''ew, please no :p''  
 
** [[How To Write In The Wiki|HowToWriteInTheWiki]] / [[How To Create Wiki Pages|HowToCreateWikiPages]]  
 
** [[How To Write In The Wiki|HowToWriteInTheWiki]] / [[How To Create Wiki Pages|HowToCreateWikiPages]]  
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* Picard  
 
* Picard  
 
** [[How To Tag Files With Picard|HowToTagFilesWithPicard]]  
 
** [[How To Tag Files With Picard|HowToTagFilesWithPicard]]  
** [[How To Add Disc IDs|HowToAddDiscIDs]] (*)
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** [[How To Add Disc IDs|HowToAddDiscIDs]]  
 
** ...  
 
** ...  
  

Revision as of 18:52, 8 February 2006

This page gives a structured overview over existing and planned HowTo's. For a plain list, see the. HowTo's are the lightweight, user-orientated part of the MusicBrainzDocumentation. The pages' stress lies on tutorials and not exhausting exact documentations.

If you want to create a new HowTo, please consider the following points:

  • Use the HowToTemplate for the layout of new pages.
  • Titles of HowTo pages always start with "HowTo". The titles should not contain complicated MusicBrainzTerminology but be simple and orientated at what the users could look for. E.g. HowToMakeRelationships rather than HowToAdvancedRelationships.
  • Find a good place in the structured list below to link to your HowTo. Don't think about the technical background of it but where users would expect to find it.
  • Remember: HowTo's should just be simple step by step instructions for how to do things, not document features! You can link to the documentations for further information though.
  • For short questions we have the FrequentlyAskedQuestions, so HowTo's should be a bit longer than that. ;)

Existing and Planned How To's

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