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! width="22%" | '''Description'''
 
! width="22%" | '''Description'''
 
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! width="22%" | add  
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| width="22%" | add  
! width="22%" | ''+, add, addition''  
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| width="22%" | ''+, add, addition''  
! width="22%" | Addition of something
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| width="22%" | Addition of something
 
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! width="22%" | alphabetization  
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| width="22%" | alphabetization  
! width="22%" | ''alpha, abc''  
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| width="22%" | ''alpha, abc''  
! width="22%" | Alphabetization of a list
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| width="22%" | Alphabetization of a list
 
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! width="22%" | capitalization  
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| width="22%" | capitalization  
! width="22%" | ''cap, capital, cpt, lc, lcase, uc, ucase''  
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| width="22%" | ''cap, capital, cpt, lc, lcase, uc, ucase''  
! width="22%" | Fixing of capitalization
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| width="22%" | Fixing of capitalization
 
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! width="22%" | category  
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| width="22%" | category  
! width="22%" | ''+cat, -cat, cat, recat, re-cat''  
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| width="22%" | ''+cat, -cat, cat, recat, re-cat''  
! width="22%" | Addition, subtraction or fixing of a category
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| width="22%" | Addition, subtraction or fixing of a category
 
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! width="22%" | cleanup  
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| width="22%" | cleanup  
! width="22%" | ''cl, cleanup''  
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| width="22%" | ''cl, cleanup''  
! width="22%" | Many different kinds of small changes in a single edit.
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| width="22%" | Many different kinds of small changes in a single edit.
 
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! width="22%" | comment  
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| width="22%" | comment  
! width="22%" | ''cm, re''  
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| width="22%" | ''cm, re''  
! width="22%" | Addition of comment
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| width="22%" | Addition of comment
 
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! width="22%" | copyedit  
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| width="22%" | copyedit  
! width="22%" | ''copyedit, cpyed, ced, c/e, ce''  
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| width="22%" | ''copyedit, cpyed, ced, c/e, ce''  
! width="22%" | Copy edit
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| width="22%" | Copy edit
 
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! width="22%" | creation  
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| width="22%" | creation  
! width="22%" | ''creation, new''  
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| width="22%" | ''creation, new''  
! width="22%" | Creation of a new article
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| width="22%" | Creation of a new article
 
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! width="22%" | disambiguation  
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| width="22%" | disambiguation  
! width="22%" | ''disambiguation, disambig, disamb, disam, dab, byp disambig''  
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| width="22%" | ''disambiguation, disambig, disamb, disam, dab, byp disambig''  
! width="22%" | Addition of [[wikipedia:disambiguation|disambiguation]]or removal of ambiguity
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| width="22%" | Addition of [[wikipedia:disambiguation|disambiguationor]] removal of ambiguity
 
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|- valign="top"
! width="22%" | duplication  
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| width="22%" | duplication  
! width="22%" | ''dup, dupe''  
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| width="22%" | ''dup, dupe''  
! width="22%" | Removal of duplication
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| width="22%" | Removal of duplication
 
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! width="22%" | external link  
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| width="22%" | external link  
! width="22%" | ''EL, xl, ext lk, ext lks, ext lnk, ext lnks, ext link, ext links, URL, http''  
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| width="22%" | ''EL, xl, ext lk, ext lks, ext lnk, ext lnks, ext link, ext links, URL, http''  
! width="22%" | Addition of external links
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| width="22%" | Addition of external links
 
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|- valign="top"
! width="22%" | formatting  
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| width="22%" | formatting  
! width="22%" | ''fm, fmt, frmt, formatting, MoS, mos, MOS''  
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| width="22%" | ''fm, fmt, frmt, formatting, MoS, mos, MOS''  
! width="22%" | Formatting, per [[wikipedia:Manual of Style|Manual of Style]]
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| width="22%" | Formatting, per [[wikipedia:Manual of Style|Manual of Style]]
 
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! width="22%" | short new text (full text)  
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| width="22%" | short new text (full text)  
! width="22%" | ''ft''  
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| width="22%" | ''ft''  
! width="22%" | Addition of short new text, which is fully given in this edit summary
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| width="22%" | Addition of short new text, which is fully given in this edit summary
 
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! width="22%" | grammar  
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| width="22%" | grammar  
! width="22%" | ''gr, gm, grmr''  
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| width="22%" | ''gr, gm, grmr''  
! width="22%" | Fixing grammar
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| width="22%" | Fixing grammar
 
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|- valign="top"
! width="22%" | headers  
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| width="22%" | headers  
! width="22%" | ''head, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6''  
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| width="22%" | ''head, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6''  
! width="22%" | Fixing header markup or changing header wording
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| width="22%" | Fixing header markup or changing header wording
 
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! width="22%" | interwiki  
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| width="22%" | interwiki  
! width="22%" | ''iwk, iw''  
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| width="22%" | ''iwk, iw''  
! width="22%" | Addition of interwiki links (between Wikimedia projects)
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| width="22%" | Addition of interwiki links (between Wikimedia projects)
 
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! width="22%" | links  
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| width="22%" | links  
! width="22%" | ''lk'', ''lks'', ''link'', ''links'', ''lnk'', ''ln'', ''wikilink'', ''wl''  
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| width="22%" | ''lk'', ''lks'', ''link'', ''links'', ''lnk'', ''ln'', ''wikilink'', ''wl''  
! width="22%" | Addition of internal (Wikipedia) links
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| width="22%" | Addition of internal (Wiki) links
 
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! width="22%" | merge  
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| width="22%" | merge  
! width="22%" | ''mrg, mrgd, merged in''  
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| width="22%" | ''mrg, mrgd, merged in''  
! width="22%" | Article merge
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| width="22%" | Article merge
 
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! width="22%" | miscellaneous  
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| width="22%" | miscellaneous  
! width="22%" | ''misc''  
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| width="22%" | ''misc''  
! width="22%" | Use only when a more specific and more useful edit summary is not practical.
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| width="22%" | Use only when a more specific and more useful edit summary is not practical.
 
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! width="22%" | move  
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| width="22%" | move  
! width="22%" | ''mv, move''  
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| width="22%" | ''mv, move''  
! width="22%" | Article move
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| width="22%" | Article move
 
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! width="22%" | null edit  
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| width="22%" | null edit  
! width="22%" | ''null, nx, ø''  
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| width="22%" | ''null, nx, ø''  
! width="22%" | Saving the page without changing anything, see [[Help:Dummy edit#Null_edit|Null edit]].
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| width="22%" | Saving the page without changing anything, see [[Help:Dummy edit#Null_edit|Null edit]].
 
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! width="22%" | punctuation  
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| width="22%" | punctuation  
! width="22%" | ''punc, punct, pct''  
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| width="22%" | ''punc, punct, pct''  
! width="22%" | Fixing punctuation
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| width="22%" | Fixing punctuation
 
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! width="22%" | redirect  
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| width="22%" | redirect  
! width="22%" | ''REDIRECT, rd, redir''  
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| width="22%" | ''REDIRECT, rd, redir''  
! width="22%" | Article redirect. Specify what article it redirects to.
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| width="22%" | Article redirect. Specify what article it redirects to.
 
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! width="22%" | redirect fix  
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| width="22%" | redirect fix  
! width="22%" | ''snap dbl rdr, fix redir''  
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| width="22%" | ''snap dbl rdr, fix redir''  
! width="22%" | "Snapping" a double redirect: turning a double redirect into a single redirect.
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| width="22%" | "Snapping" a double redirect: turning a double redirect into a single redirect.
 
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! width="22%" | references  
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| width="22%" | references  
! width="22%" | ''ref, refs''  
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| width="22%" | ''ref, refs''  
! width="22%" | Adding or fixing source citation.
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| width="22%" | Adding or fixing source citation.
 
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! width="22%" | remove/delete  
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| width="22%" | remove/delete  
! width="22%" | ''-, rm, remove, del''  
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| width="22%" | ''-, rm, remove, del''  
! width="22%" | Removal of something
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| width="22%" | Removal of something
 
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! width="22%" | revert  
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| width="22%" | revert  
! width="22%" | ''rv, revert''  
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| width="22%" | ''rv, revert''  
! width="22%" | Revert to a previous edit
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| width="22%" | Revert to a previous edit
 
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! width="22%" | talk  
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| width="22%" | talk  
! width="22%" | ''see talk''  
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| width="22%" | ''see talk''  
! width="22%" | Explanation of edit on the article's [[wikipedia:Talk page|Talk page]]
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| width="22%" | Explanation of edit on the article's [[wiki:Talk page|Talk page]]
 
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! width="22%" | spelling  
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| width="22%" | spelling  
! width="22%" | ''sp, spelling, typo, typos''  
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| width="22%" | ''sp, spelling, typo, typos''  
! width="22%" | Fixing of [[Typo|Typo]]s or incorrect spelling.
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| width="22%" | Fixing of [[Typo|Typos]] or incorrect spelling.
 
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! width="22%" | wikify  
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| width="22%" | wikify  
! width="22%" | ''wikified, wikify, wiki, wfy, wky, wkfy''  
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| width="22%" | ''wikified, wikify, wiki, wfy, wky, wkfy''  
! width="22%" | Formatting using [[Wiki markup|Wiki markup]](as opposed to plain text or [[HTML|HTML]]) and add [[wikipedia:internal link|internal links]]to material, incorporating it into the whole of Wikipedia
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| width="22%" | Formatting using [[Wiki markup|Wiki markup]](as opposed to plain text or [[HTML|HTML]]) and add [[wikipedia:internal link|internal linksto]] material, incorporating it into the whole of Wikipedia
 
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<noinclude>
 
[[Category:Wikipedia features|Edit summary legend:Quick reference]]
 
[[Category:Wikipedia page history help]]
 
[[Category:Wikipedia basic information]]
 
</noinclude>
 

Revision as of 14:05, 8 June 2011

Term Abbreviated Description
add +, add, addition Addition of something
alphabetization alpha, abc Alphabetization of a list
capitalization cap, capital, cpt, lc, lcase, uc, ucase Fixing of capitalization
category +cat, -cat, cat, recat, re-cat Addition, subtraction or fixing of a category
cleanup cl, cleanup Many different kinds of small changes in a single edit.
comment cm, re Addition of comment
copyedit copyedit, cpyed, ced, c/e, ce Copy edit
creation creation, new Creation of a new article
disambiguation disambiguation, disambig, disamb, disam, dab, byp disambig Addition of disambiguationor removal of ambiguity
duplication dup, dupe Removal of duplication
external link EL, xl, ext lk, ext lks, ext lnk, ext lnks, ext link, ext links, URL, http Addition of external links
formatting fm, fmt, frmt, formatting, MoS, mos, MOS Formatting, per Manual of Style
short new text (full text) ft Addition of short new text, which is fully given in this edit summary
grammar gr, gm, grmr Fixing grammar
headers head, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6 Fixing header markup or changing header wording
interwiki iwk, iw Addition of interwiki links (between Wikimedia projects)
links lk, lks, link, links, lnk, ln, wikilink, wl Addition of internal (Wiki) links
merge mrg, mrgd, merged in Article merge
miscellaneous misc Use only when a more specific and more useful edit summary is not practical.
move mv, move Article move
null edit null, nx, ø Saving the page without changing anything, see Null edit.
punctuation punc, punct, pct Fixing punctuation
redirect REDIRECT, rd, redir Article redirect. Specify what article it redirects to.
redirect fix snap dbl rdr, fix redir "Snapping" a double redirect: turning a double redirect into a single redirect.
references ref, refs Adding or fixing source citation.
remove/delete -, rm, remove, del Removal of something
revert rv, revert Revert to a previous edit
talk see talk Explanation of edit on the article's Talk page
spelling sp, spelling, typo, typos Fixing of Typos or incorrect spelling.
wikify wikified, wikify, wiki, wfy, wky, wkfy Formatting using Wiki markup(as opposed to plain text or HTML) and add internal linksto material, incorporating it into the whole of Wikipedia