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[[Help:Wiki Help|Wiki Help]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Help:Images and files|Images and files]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Adding images to articles
  
Watch a [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/WikiImages video demonstration] of how to add images to the wiki.
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To insert an image into an article, the image must first be submitted, approved, and uploaded to the FamilySearch Wiki. Any logged-in user can [[Request authorization to upload a document or image|submit an image]]. Only Reviewers can [[Uploading Images and files | approve images and upload them]] directly to the Wiki.
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Watch a [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/WikiImages video demonstration] of how to add images to the wiki.  
  
Any approved image file may be searched for by name like any article on the Family Search Research Wiki. Type the keyword(s) into the search box and hit the Enter button. A list of article shows, but look to the left and hit the Multimedia link. Now a list of image files shows.
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To insert an image into an article, the image must first be submitted, approved, and uploaded to the FamilySearch Wiki.  
  
You can also find approved image files by category. Navigate to the category you want, then scroll down. Image files are shown down near the bottom.  
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*Any logged-in user can [[Request authorization to upload a document or image|submit an image]].  
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*Only Reviewers can [[Uploading Images and files|approve and upload images]] to the Wiki.
  
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An uploaded image file may be searched for like any article on the Family Search Research Wiki. Type the keyword(s) into the search box and hit the Enter button. A list of article shows, but look to the left and hit the Multimedia link. Now a list of image files shows. Scroll down to the image file you want.
  
There are two ways of inserting an approved image file into the FamilySearch Wiki.  
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You can also find uploaded image files by category, if they have been categorized first. Navigate to the category you want, then scroll down. Image files are shown last after the other files.
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=== Inserting images using the editing tool  ===
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<br> There are two ways of inserting an uploaded image file into an article in the Family Search Research Wiki.
  
1. Locate the article that you want to insert the image file into.
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2. Click '''Edit This Page''' at the top right of the page.
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=== Inserting images using the FCK editing tool  ===
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3. The '''Edit Window''' will now open. Click where you want the image located.
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1. Locate the article that you want to insert the image file into. <br>  
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4. Locate the yellow icon on the toolbar at the top of the edit window. Click on the icons (shown below.)
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2. Click '''Edit This Page''' at the top right of the page. <br>
  
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3. The '''Edit Window''' will now open. Click where you want the image located. [[Image:Image insertion point.PNG|frame|left]]<br>
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4. Locate the yellow icon on the toolbar at the top of the edit window. Click on the icons (shown below.)
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5. The Image Properties window will appear:  
 
5. The Image Properties window will appear:  
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6. Type the name of the image in the "Image file name" box. As you type the name, the search box below will list possible matches.&nbsp;When the correct title appears in the search box, click on the title in the "automatic search results" box. This will insert the correct title into the "Image file name" box.  
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6. Type the name of the image in the "Image file name" box. As you type the name, the search box below will list possible matches.&nbsp;;When the correct title appears in the search box, click on the title in the "automatic search results" box. This will insert the correct title into the "Image file name" box.  
  
{{Note|'''Note: If the image title does not appear in the "Automatic search results" box, the image may not have been uploaded to the Wiki yet. [[Upload a file or image|Learn how to upload an image or file]] prior to inserting the image into a specific article or page in&nbsp;the Wiki.'''}}
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{{Note|'''Note: If the image title does not appear in the "Automatic search results" box, the image may not have been uploaded to the Wiki yet. [[Upload a file or image|Learn how to upload an image or file]] prior to inserting the image into a specific article or page in ;the Wiki.'''}} <br>  
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7. In lower left-hand corner of the "Image Properties" window, click on the dropdown menu titled "Special Type" and click on '''Thumbnail''' to show a small version of the image on the page. (Users may click on the image to view a full version of the image.)  
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7. In lower left-hand corner of the "Image Properties" window, click on the dropdown menu titled "Special Type" and click on '''Thumbnail''' to show a small version of the image on the page. (Users may click on the image to view a full version of the image.) <br>  
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8. Next to Special Type, click on the drop-down menu titled "Align" to choose where on the page the image will appear: Left side, right side, or center.  
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8. Next to Special Type, click on the drop-down menu titled "Align" to choose where on the page the image will appear: Left side, right side, or center. <br>  
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9. In the "Image Properties" window, click '''OK''' to insert the image.  
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9. In the "Image Properties" window, click '''OK''' to insert the image. <br>  
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10. This will return you to the edit screen. The image should appear on the screen, but is not yet saved.  
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10. This will return you to the edit screen. The image should appear on the screen. <br>  
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11. Scroll down to the bottom of the edit page, until you can see the button titled '''Save page'''.
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11. When you are finished, save the page  
  
{{Note|'''NOTE:&nbsp;You should see&nbsp;two scroll bars while in the&nbsp;editing mode. One is part of the editing window, and the other is on the far right-hand side of the computer screen. Use the Outside scroll bar to see the '''Save Page''' button.'''}}
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=== Inserting images using Wikitext  ===
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12.&nbsp;Type "Inserted Image" in the "Summary" box located below the edit window, and then click '''Save page'''. <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1227555812428_405"></span>
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1) Make sure you are logged into the Family Search Wiki.  
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13. The saved page will appear after clicking '''Save page'''. You&nbsp; should now see the image on the saved page.&nbsp;To see a larger&nbsp;version of the image,&nbsp;click on the image.
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2) Open the image file to be inserted. Right under the image, the '''Name of the Image''' is listed. Copy this name, because the '''exact''' name of the image must be used.  
  
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3) Open the article where you intend to insert the image.
  
1) Open the image file to be inserted. Right under the image, the '''Name of the Image''' is listed. Copy this name, because the '''exact''' name of the image must be used.  
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4) Make sure you are in Wikitext mode. See [[Help:The Editing Tool (FCK Editor)|the FCK Editor]] for help in doing this.  
  
2) Make sure you are logged into the Family Search Wiki.  
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5) Click the '''Edit This Page''' button. The Edit Window will open. Then Click in the edit window where you want the image inserted.  
  
3) Open the article where you intend to insert the image.
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6) Type in the following - Two opening square brackets, then the word '''File''' followed by a colon and the '''Name of the Image''', finally two closing square brackets. For example: <nowiki>[[File:Example.jpg]]</nowiki>
  
4) Make sure you are in Wikitext mode by clicking on the Wikitext button. See [[Help:The Editing Tool (FCK Editor)|the FCK Editor]] for help in doing this.
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7) There are many ways to [[Help:Images|format an image]] on the page to make it look better, such as size, border, caption, which side of the page, etc.  
  
5) Click the '''Edit This Page''' button. The Edit Window will open. Then Click in the edit window where you want the image inserted.
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8) When all changes have been made, save the page
  
6) Type in the following - Two opening square brackets, then the word '''File''' followed by a colon and the '''Name of the Image''', finally two closing square brackets. For example: <nowiki>[[File:Example.jpg]]</nowiki>
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=== Saving the page with an inserted image  ===
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1) Scroll down to the bottom under the Edit Window to find the Summary and Save page button.
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{{Note|'''NOTE: You should see two scroll bars while in the editing mode. One is part of the editing window, and the other is on the far right-hand side of the computer screen. Use the Outside scroll bar to scroll down.'''}} <br>
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2) Fill in the '''Summary''' with something like '''Inserted Image'''. Then click the '''Save page''' button.  
  
7) There are many ways to format an image on the page to make it look better, such as size, border, caption, which side of the page, above the text or below, etc. See [[Help:Images]]  
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3) Then the saved page will display along with the image. Note: An inserted image is loosely tied to the surrounding text. This makes it difficult to [[Help:Images|place the image]] in just the right location. It is often much easier to format the text to accommodate the image.
  
8) When all changes have been made, fill in an '''Edit Summary''' and click '''Save Page''' located below the edit window.  
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4) If you click on the image, the image file itself will open. <br><br><br> {{Contributor help-navbox}} {{Editing help}}
  
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Latest revision as of 03:12, 17 January 2016

Wiki Help Gotoarrow.png Images and files Gotoarrow.png Adding images to articles

Help-content.png This help article will guide you as you edit in the Wiki. See Contributor Help for more help articles.


Watch a video demonstration of how to add images to the wiki.

To insert an image into an article, the image must first be submitted, approved, and uploaded to the FamilySearch Wiki.

An uploaded image file may be searched for like any article on the Family Search Research Wiki. Type the keyword(s) into the search box and hit the Enter button. A list of article shows, but look to the left and hit the Multimedia link. Now a list of image files shows. Scroll down to the image file you want.

You can also find uploaded image files by category, if they have been categorized first. Navigate to the category you want, then scroll down. Image files are shown last after the other files.


There are two ways of inserting an uploaded image file into an article in the Family Search Research Wiki.

  • Inserting images using the FCK editing tool
  • Inserting images using Wikitext

Inserting images using the FCK editing tool

1. Locate the article that you want to insert the image file into.

2. Click Edit This Page at the top right of the page.

3. The Edit Window will now open. Click where you want the image located.
Image insertion point.PNG

4. Locate the yellow icon on the toolbar at the top of the edit window. Click on the icons (shown below.)

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5. The Image Properties window will appear:

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6. Type the name of the image in the "Image file name" box. As you type the name, the search box below will list possible matches. ;When the correct title appears in the search box, click on the title in the "automatic search results" box. This will insert the correct title into the "Image file name" box.


7. In lower left-hand corner of the "Image Properties" window, click on the dropdown menu titled "Special Type" and click on Thumbnail to show a small version of the image on the page. (Users may click on the image to view a full version of the image.)

8. Next to Special Type, click on the drop-down menu titled "Align" to choose where on the page the image will appear: Left side, right side, or center.

9. In the "Image Properties" window, click OK to insert the image.

10. This will return you to the edit screen. The image should appear on the screen.

11. When you are finished, save the page

Inserting images using Wikitext

1) Make sure you are logged into the Family Search Wiki.

2) Open the image file to be inserted. Right under the image, the Name of the Image is listed. Copy this name, because the exact name of the image must be used.

3) Open the article where you intend to insert the image.

4) Make sure you are in Wikitext mode. See the FCK Editor for help in doing this.

5) Click the Edit This Page button. The Edit Window will open. Then Click in the edit window where you want the image inserted.

6) Type in the following - Two opening square brackets, then the word File followed by a colon and the Name of the Image, finally two closing square brackets. For example: [[File:Example.jpg]]

7) There are many ways to format an image on the page to make it look better, such as size, border, caption, which side of the page, etc.

8) When all changes have been made, save the page

Saving the page with an inserted image

1) Scroll down to the bottom under the Edit Window to find the Summary and Save page button.


2) Fill in the Summary with something like Inserted Image. Then click the Save page button.

3) Then the saved page will display along with the image. Note: An inserted image is loosely tied to the surrounding text. This makes it difficult to place the image in just the right location. It is often much easier to format the text to accommodate the image.

4) If you click on the image, the image file itself will open.



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