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Again, welcome! Steve 05:41, 21 June 2010 (UTC)
Edited an article on large family history centers to fix a syntax error setting up the categorization and may have wiped out an edit that you just put in five minutes before I posted here. But the categorization is now fixed and complete. JamesAnderson 01:38, 13 April 2011 (UTC)
Hi Jrcrin001 - I am beginning the process to merge and clean up overlapping content in seven separate articles with information about Family History Centers. Six of the seven articles will be deleted at the end of that exercise. A FamilySearch employee will be assisting, to insure the accuracy of the final product. Because the first step requires consolidating the content of all seven articles, I think it makes sense to handle that editing off-line, and so have created a Word document as the working document. If you'd like to be part of the effort, please provide an e-mail address where you can be contacted. You can e-mail me directly, or update your user page with contact info. Lise 14:10, 5 May 2011 (UTC)
I created your hyperlinks of the pictures in the table for you. I wasn't sure if you wanted the wording to remain below the pictures, but I left it as I think it makes it clearer for users to understand. If you want to edit the wording out, it is not part of the template, so you can go in and just delete it as you would anything else. Also cleaned up a few things, centering, your citations, etc. I removed 1 portion of text (as per note to Ed) that did not fall within Wiki guidelines. Let me know if you have any questions, or if there is anything else I can help you with. evancol 07:44, 2 February 2012 (UTC)
Hi. I wanted to check in with you and see if there was anything I needed to do to help you. Just after we spoke last, my mother passed away, and I have been away from the wiki for about 8 weeks. I'm sorry to have left you hanging, but wanted to follow up and see if there was anything you needed me to do, finish, help with. Jane evancol 14:52, 5 April 2012 (UTC)
Wiki Policy[edit source]
Dear Jrcrin001 . Please read and apply the following policy to your Article on Family Reunions. "Neutral Point of View The Research Wiki must be written from a neutral point of view, representing fairly and without bias all significant views of family history related topics that have been published by reliable sources. This allows those who use and depend on the knowledge contained within the Research Wiki to see and try all techniques and suggestions for finding records about their ancestors. Neutral point of view also requires the citation of sources that are authoritative and verifiable. Avoid personal points of view, personal opinion, personal experiences, or arguments. The Research Wiki is not the place to include personal testimonials, stories of research success, or advertising platforms. Overly religious,political, ethnic, cultural, historic, and nationalistic discussions can tend to be biased and one-sided. They rarely apply to family history research, records, or instruction. The best way to avoid being personal or dogmatic is to write with a neutral point of view and cite authoritative sources for the ideas you express. Strive to fairly explain any competing points of view that differ from your own. Even though this site is sponsored by a religious entity, it is neither reviewed nor correlated for doctrinal correctness and therefore should not become a forum for doctrinal discussions or discourses—even ones that are purely informational in nature. Other sites may exist for this purpose, especially lds.org, and may be linked to within the Research Wiki.Than you for making the Wiki a better place for everyone. If you need further information on the Wiki Policies please refer to the page https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Guiding_Principles. Thank you in advance for correcting this article.Sjkennedy 19:35, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
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"What to do with the genealogy and family history I collected" article[edit source]
Thank you for this page and the work you are doing on it. Also, thank you for the "chuckle" this morning. Let me see if I can clarify the use of the | (what we call a pipe) in the wiki code for links.
The pipe (|) is used to separate the name of the Wiki page from what you want the actual text to say in INTERNAL (inside the Wiki) links only. So if you were linking to the page you just edited, it would look like this [[What to do with the genealogy and family history I collected|What to do with genealogy and family history collected?]]
You'll notice that you don't need a space either before or after the pipe. INTERNAL links use a double square bracket on either end ([[name of article|what you want the text to say.]])
For an EXTERNAL link (anything outside the Wiki - including FamilySearch), use a single square bracket at the beginning and end and replace the pipe with a space ([URL What you want the text to say]).