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Overview

This wiki is viewable by anyone with a UT EID. Although it is possible to restrict viewing of individual pages, in general it is best to keep sensitive content somewhere else like UTBox.

Please email lbjweb@austin.utexas.edu to request edit permission for this wiki. 

Add a Page

When you create a new page it is added to the site as a sub page below the page you are currently on. It will appear in the left sidebar navigation below the page it was created under.

  • Go to the page you would like your new page to appear under. 
  • Click the Create button at the top of the page.
  • In the popup window keep the default settings or pick a page template and click Create.
  • When you are finished editing your new page click Save at the bottom. You may have to scroll down to see the Save button.

Edit a Page

  • Click the Edit button at the top right of the page to be edited.
  • Click the +Insert dropdown to add images or other types of content.
  • When you are finished editing click Save at the bottom. You may have to scroll down to see the Save button.

Add a PDF or other File to a Page

Upload a PDF (or other file)

  • Go to the wiki page you want to add a file to and click the “…” in the top right corner under your account icon (not the “…” next to Create).
  • Select “Attachments” and choose the file and upload it as an attachment to the page.
  • You can then either add a link or embed the file on the page by following the instructions below.

Add a Link to a PDF

  • Go back to the page and click the “Edit” button.
  • Click in the page where you want to put the file.
  • Type “!” and you get a popup. Choose the file you just uploaded from the popup list.
  • It adds it as a thumbnail by default but you can select the thumbnail and then change it to a text link.

Embed a PDF in a Page

  • If you want to embed a PDF to be able to read it on the page:
  • Go back to the page and click the “Edit” button.
  • Click in the page where you want to put the file.
  • Type “!” and select the “Insert other media” option.
  • Then select the type of file (PDF or whatever). 
  • Select your file and click “Insert”.
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