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** [[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]]  
 
** [[How To Add Disc IDs|HowToAddDiscIDs]]  
** [[How To Parse Track Listings|HowToParseTrackListings]]
 
 
** [[How To Cancel Edits|HowToCancelEdits]]  
 
** [[How To Cancel Edits|HowToCancelEdits]]  
 
** [[How To Write Annotations|HowToWriteAnnotations]]  
 
** [[How To Write Annotations|HowToWriteAnnotations]]  
** [[How To Use Guess Case|HowToUseGuessCase]]
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** [[How To Do Smart Editing|HowToDoSmartEditing]] (overview to the variety of [[JavaScript]] features)
<ul><li style="list-style-type:none">''The HowTo's are not thought for educating users but to tell them the things they want to know. --[[User:Shepard|Shepard]]'' ''I know ~[[User:mo|mo]]''
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*** [[How To Use Guess Case|HowToUseGuessCase]]  
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*** [[How To Parse Track Listings|HowToParseTrackListings]]  
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** [[How To Add Script And Language|HowToAddScriptAndLanguage]]  
 
** [[How To Add Script And Language|HowToAddScriptAndLanguage]]  
 
** [[How To Get Your Edits Accepted|HowToGetYourEditsAccepted]] ''(I'm thinking this can be a page where we describe the most common reasons for down voted edits, and how we want people to use the database, etc.)''  
 
** [[How To Get Your Edits Accepted|HowToGetYourEditsAccepted]] ''(I'm thinking this can be a page where we describe the most common reasons for down voted edits, and how we want people to use the database, etc.)''  

Revision as of 13:40, 4 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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