Thursday, January 26, 2006

[TIPS] - TiddlyWikiTutorial - Learn the Basics of TiddlyWiki
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Welcome to TiddlyWiki, a free MicroContent WikiWikiWeb by JeremyRuston. It's written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript to run on any modern browser without needing any ServerSide logic. It allows anyone to create personal SelfContained hypertext documents that can be posted to any WebServer, sent by email or kept on a USB thumb drive to make a WikiOnAStick. This is revision 2.0.3 of TiddlyWiki, and is published under an OpenSourceLicense.
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Or, skip the tutorial (not advised) and go right/write to it. :-)

This is very cool stuff, but I'd be interested to know how many of you really understand what you're seeing. Below are the main features:
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compatibility with most modern browsers (at the moment you can only SaveChanges on FireFox, InternetExplorer under Windows and Safari on the Mac
various InterfaceOptions, including the ability to GenerateAnRssFeed, SaveBackups and AutoSave
a liquid CSS layout that can be customised with a CustomStyleSheet
KeyboardShortcuts so you can finish editing a tiddler with Control-Enter or abandon it with Escape
rich formatting including MonospacedText, ExtendedFormatting, NonWikiWordLinks, WikiWordEscape, PrettyLinks, SubHeadings, BulletPoints, NumberedBulletPoints, Tables, BlockQuotes, HorizontalRules
Macros providing rich interactive features, including Sparklines and Gradients
some BugFixes balanced by some KnownBugs
a flexible OpenSourceLicense
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I sure hope the links in here aren't all messed up as they are from time to time. But, if you get an error message for a page, check the URL to be sure that there aren't two http:// in the beginning of the address. Also, a reminder thta you can find an archive of my tips here:

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