User:Whiteknight/Book Creator Gadget

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Book Creator Gadget (Version 2.01)
To start creating a new book, type the name of your book in this box, and some text will be preloaded for you.
If the words "NEW BOOK AVAILABLE" do not appear at the top of the edit window, the book already exists. You can try again with a new title, or you can contribute to the pre-existing book.

How to Install[edit | edit source]

This gadget requires no installation for basic use. However, there are some additional features that can be enabled using JavaScript. If you have it installed, you can use my Categorization gadget to help categorize your new book.

How to Install JavaScript[edit | edit source]

This script is a Gadget. You can install this script by going to Special:Preferences, going to the "Gadgets" tab, and checking the box labeled Whiteknight's Visual Book Designer.

Once you save your javascript, you may need to clear your cache, typically by pressing + , or some other key combination, depending on your browser.

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Browser Test Codes
Broken: The script does not work in this browser.
Partial: Some (but not all) features of the script work in this browser. Problems may be minor and will probably be listed.
Works: The script works as expected in this browser, and no obvious bugs or errors are present.
Not Tested: I have not tested this script on this browser. It might work, it might not. If you test it, let me know the results.
Browsers not listed here have not been tested or are known not to work

About this Gadget[edit | edit source]

Type in the name of the new page or book that you want to create and click "Create new book". A dialog will appear that will give you instructions about how to create your new book. You will also be provided with an edit window where you can enter the text of your new page and click "Save page".

To Do[edit | edit source]

URGENT: Update some of the links, including old SLN links.
FEATURE: Add editintro= and preload= fields to the Template link, from the template gadget
FEATURE: Add editintro= and preload= fields to the Category link

Version History[edit | edit source]

  • 2.01 Included the beta version of my categorization gadget in the page instructions.
  • 2.00 Major rewrite of instructions, merger with the old "Creation instructions gadget".
  • 1.01 First recorded version