Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

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NormandC
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Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby NormandC » Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:50 pm

I just updated the Tutorials page on the wiki.

The old page redirected to an automatically generated page that listed alphabetically all pages under the Tutorial category. I separated the page into clear sections, and with thumbnails.

I hope the new page will be easier to use for newcomers. :)
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby kkremitzki » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:12 pm

Wow, that looks great--thanks for the improvement!
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby Kunda1 » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:27 pm

game-changer! Well done @NormandC !
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby triplus » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:53 pm

Dangerously close to that home page proposal we all agreed on would be nice to have. :idea:
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby NormandC » Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:40 pm

Thanks guys.

We need to add more, especially Path, TechDraw, PartDesign (new work flow).
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby dbecad » Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:38 pm

Thanks NormandC for your efforts, I missed the lego tutorial on the previous list page. This one is much more user friendly :)
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby NormandC » Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:49 pm

Thanks dbcad, you understandably missed it because the previous Tutorials page listed the page names; the lego tutorial is named Manual:Modeling_for_product_design.

That was one of the reasons for the rewrite. :)
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby Dempsy » Wed May 09, 2018 10:06 pm

NormandC wrote:
Sun Mar 25, 2018 4:50 pm
I just updated the Tutorials page on the wiki.
Hi NormandC, I am a newer user and am going through some of the Tutorials. Just attempted the Whiffle Ball tutorial twice and believe that I found a few type o's. I would like to help with Free Cad in some manor and feel this is one of my strong points. I have a knack for stumbling upon little errors here and there. Who would I talk to or what do I do to contribute to the tutorials for editing etc. ?

Dempsy...
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby chrisb » Wed May 09, 2018 11:03 pm

Dempsy wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 10:06 pm
Who would I talk to or what do I do to contribute to the tutorials for editing etc. ?
There is a subforum dedicated to the wiki. The sticky topic tells you how to get wiki editing permissions.
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Re: Wiki Tutorials page got an overhaul!

Postby NormandC » Sat May 12, 2018 9:01 pm

Dempsy wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 10:06 pm
I am a newer user and am going through some of the Tutorials. Just attempted the Whiffle Ball tutorial twice and believe that I found a few type o's. I would like to help with Free Cad in some manor and feel this is one of my strong points. I have a knack for stumbling upon little errors here and there. Who would I talk to or what do I do to contribute to the tutorials for editing etc. ?
Hi Dempsy,

I created your wiki account, you should have received an automated email notification (if you didn't, please check your spam folder, it may have been put there).

Sorry but I couldn't resist, your message contains two mistakes, three if I count the incorrect FreeCAD spelling. ;)

On a related note, some time ago I wondered what the heck was a whiffle ball so I googled it. It appears that it's actually a Wiffle ball (no "h"). I wonder if we should maybe rename the tutorial page... :? (If that is actually what the tutorial is about?)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiffle_ball