Insert Pictures or Documents

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Insert Images


1. Before you can insert any document or picture in your article you need to upload the corresponding file into the wiki!

For instructions on how to upload pictures/documents to energypedia, please see this article: "Uploading Pictures and Documents"

2. To insert a picture, click on the "Insert" option in the edit toolbar and on "Images and media".

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3. A pop-up menu will appear.  Select a file and cross the box "this is my own work". Then write a description under the file.

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4. You can now change in the "Advanced" option, the position, image size and insert the picture.

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  • The option "LInk image to a Wiki page or URL", allows you to direct your audience to a particular wiki page or a website when they click on the picture. For linking to a wiki article, simply type in the name of the article and for linking to an external website, type in the entire URL including htttp:
  • “Caption” allows you to add relevant caption to your picture. The caption will be displayed below the file when you choose "Special type" -> frame or thumbnail. If you choose "Special type" -> border,  then the caption will only be shown when you hover over the picture. Please do not use any special character (&;%, /) in the caption.
  • The option "Alignment" provides the opportunity to put the image right, left or center of the article.To prevent text from floating around the pictures, use center alignment. 
  • The option "width" allows you to determine the width of the picture. Please do not use more than 800px as it will result in skewed page.The "Special type" -> frame option does not allow you to adjust the picture size.

5. To change a picture's height or alignment, you can simply click on "Edit".

6. To remove a picture/graph from the article, select the graph and press delete.

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