[Solved] Two wiki pages with typos

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JoshuaCall
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[Solved] Two wiki pages with typos

Postby JoshuaCall » Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:33 am

I believe that I have found two pages on the wiki with typos.

The first page is the Creating a simple part with PartDesign tutorial. Where the tutorial says "Click on Image Axonometric view" I think it would be better for it to say "Click on Image Isometric view." The toolbar button with the symbol Image says "Set to isometric view (0)" when I hover over it, so I think that the tutorial would be more clear if the word "Axonometric" was changed to "Isometric." There are two instances in this tutorial where I believe that "axonometric" should be changed to "isometric." Also, the icon used for "top view" Image is not the current icon used for "top view" in the FreeCAD GUI (it's missing a vertical line segment). The correct icon looks more like this:
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The second page in the wiki is the Localisation page. The wiki says "In FreeCAD you can set the language of the user interface under Edit → Preferences → Application." However, this setting is actually found under Edit → Preferences → General.

I would appreciate it if someone could correct these errors on the wiki or let me know if I am wrong in my thinking or understanding.

Thank you,
Joshua
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Re: Two wiki pages with typos

Postby JoshuaCall » Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:46 am

Also, as a side note, almost none of the images on the tutorials home page are showing up for me in Chromium or Firefox. Could anyone confirm if they are having the same problem?

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Joshua
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Re: Two wiki pages with typos

Postby kkremitzki » Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:20 am

Yep, that's related to https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=41797, thanks for reporting, I will look into it.
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Re: Two wiki pages with typos

Postby chrisb » Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:27 am

JoshuaCall wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:33 am
The wiki says "In FreeCAD you can set the language of the user interface under Edit → Preferences → Application." However, this setting is actually found under Edit → Preferences → General.
Would it still be understandable if I change it to Preferences → General? On MacOS Preferences are not placed in the edit menu.
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Re: Two wiki pages with typos

Postby JoshuaCall » Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:32 am

chrisb wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:27 am
JoshuaCall wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 7:33 am
The wiki says "In FreeCAD you can set the language of the user interface under Edit → Preferences → Application." However, this setting is actually found under Edit → Preferences → General.
Would it still be understandable if I change it to Preferences → General? On MacOS Preferences are not placed in the edit menu.
Maybe it would be best to simply say how to find it for each operating system.
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Re: Two wiki pages with typos

Postby JoshuaCall » Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:53 am

Also, in the Creating a simple part with PartDesign tutorial, where it says "Select the Body part1 body and go to the lower part of the Combo View," it should say "Select the Body part1 body and go to the lower part of the Property View."

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Re: Two wiki pages with typos

Postby vocx » Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:33 am

JoshuaCall wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 8:53 am
... go to the lower part of the Combo View," it should say "Select the Body part1 body and go to the lower part of the Property View."
The combo view is composed of two parts. The upper part holds the tree view and task panel, and the lower part is the property editor.

You can request a wiki account and make these modifications yourself. We need more people willing to look after the wiki to keep it up to date.

Some of the errors that you've found are due to the pages being very old. Over the years some options have moved in the interface so it is not uncommon that the pages have outdated information.
Always add the important information to your posts if you need help.
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Re: Two wiki pages with typos

Postby JoshuaCall » Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:42 am

Alright, thanks.