This page will have information and tutorials for how to do things on the Wiki as well as how to create uploadable creative works for your Tropical Storms project. First, let's find out what a wiki is:

Wikis in Plain English


Add Hyperlinks

To add hyperlinks, click the insert link icon: hyperlink.gif
Be sure to choose External Link. Type in the Link Text (the name of the website, NOT the URL) along with any description of the site. Copy and paste the URL in the address box, then click OK.

Font Color and Style


1. Edit your page.
2. Highlight the text you wish to format.
3. Click on the text formatting icon in the toolbar external image textcolor.gif .
4. Format the text as you wish and click “Apply Style.”

Pictures and Files


You can include pictures and files in your pages easily using the visual editor. When in the visual editor:
  • Click the image icon which looks like a tree in a box external image image.gif
  • Use the 'Upload New File' to upload a picture or file that has been saved to your H or R drive on the network or from a flash drive or CD.
  • Put the cursor at the position on the page where you wish to put the image or file
  • Find the image or file in the Images & Files dialogue box
  • Double click the image or file to put it on the page