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-====== ​Introduction to Analog Device'​s Wiki ======+====== ​About Analog Device'​s Wiki ======
  
 ===== What is a Wiki? ===== ===== What is a Wiki? =====
-The Analog Devices, Inc. Wiki is a [[wp>​Wiki]],​ written by the people who use it, this includes ​both ADI engineers, ​techincal ​writers, and end users of ADI's many products. Many people are constantly improving the wiki. All of these changes are recorded in old revisions and recent changes. You can track these, by using the [[wp>​RSS]] feed, or by clicking on the "Recent Changes" ​button.+The Analog Devices Wiki is a [[wp>​Wiki]],​ written by the people who use it. This includes ADI engineers, ​technical ​writers, and end users of ADI's many products. Many people are constantly improving the wiki. All of these changes are recorded in history. You can track these, by using the [[wp>​RSS]] feed, or by clicking on the "History" ​link.
  
   * New to the Wiki?  View the {{:​wiki:​analog_devices_wiki_quick_start_guide.pdf| Analog Devices Wiki Quick Start Guide}}.   * New to the Wiki?  View the {{:​wiki:​analog_devices_wiki_quick_start_guide.pdf| Analog Devices Wiki Quick Start Guide}}.
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 ===== Is it accurate? ===== ===== Is it accurate? =====
-While ADI spends best efforts ​in making the information and documentation found on this site are accurate, there are no warranties of any kind. Each page on this site is reviewed, and approved by a topic expert, (normally an Analog Devices employee). When other people ​(who are not topic experts) ​edit the page, the page is clearly marked as a draft. ​If you would like to better understand thingsplease ​read the [[adi>​en/​content/​terms_of_use/​fca.html|Terms of Use]].+While ADI spends best efforts making ​sure the information and documentation found on this site is accurate, there are no warranties of any kind. Each page on this site is reviewed, and approved by a topic expert, (normally an Analog Devices employee). When other people edit the page, the page is clearly marked as a draft at the topFor more information, read the [[adi>​en/​content/​terms_of_use/​fca.html|Terms of Use]].
  
 ===== How you can contribute ===== ===== How you can contribute =====
-Don't be afraid to edit – anyone ​can edit almost every page, and we encouraged ​you make things better! Find something that can be improved and do it — for example, spelling, grammar, rewriting for readability,​ or removing non-constructive edits. If you wish to add new facts, please try to provide references/​examples so they may be verified.+Don't be afraid to edit. Anyone ​can edit almost every page, and we encourage ​you make things better! Find something that can be improved and do it — for example, spelling, grammar, rewriting for readability,​ or removing non-constructive edits. If you want to add new facts, please try to provide references/​examples so they may be verified.
  
-Remember ​– you can't break the wiki; all edits can be reversed, fixed or improved later. Although the Wiki is allowed to be imperfect, it does have a clear mechanism to differentiate //Drafts// from //​Approved//​ documents. If the topic expert doesn'​t agree with the edits - they will revert them. Go ahead, edit an article.+Rememberyou can't break the wiki; all edits can be reversed, fixed or improved later. Although the Wiki is allowed to be imperfect, it does have a clear mechanism to differentiate //Drafts// from //​Approved//​ documents. If the topic expert doesn'​t agree with the edits - they will revert them. Go ahead, edit an article.
  
 Why not try out the editor right now? Why not try out the editor right now?
   - You need to have an account. See the [[registration]] page, or log in.   - You need to have an account. See the [[registration]] page, or log in.
-  - Goto the [[:​playground:​playground]],​ a place to make test edits. +  - Go to the [[:​playground:​playground]],​ a place to make test edits. 
-  - Click the ''​edit this page'' ​button on the top of the page. (If there is already some text there, add to the end of the text.)+  - Click the ''​edit this page'' ​link at the top of the page. (If there is already some text there, add to the end of the text.)
   - Type some text.   - Type some text.
   - Click ''​preview''​ to test your changes, or ''​Save''​ when you're happy with the way it looks.   - Click ''​preview''​ to test your changes, or ''​Save''​ when you're happy with the way it looks.
  
-===== Finding content ​===== +===== More Information ​=====
-  - search (text box in the title bar) +
-  - navigate with the sidebar +
  
 +View the [[wiki/​help|Wiki Help]] to learn about page editing and the wiki syntax.
wiki/introduction.txt · Last modified: 23 Feb 2012 23:19 by andyr