Hi fellow wiki editors!

To help newly registered users get more familiar with the wiki (and maybe older users too) there is now a {{Welcome to the wiki}} template. Have a look at it and feel free to add it to new users discussion pages (and perhaps your own).

I have tried to keep the template short, but meaningful. /Johan G

User talk:Wkitty42

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Welcome

this is my talk page. be nice. Wkitty42 (talk) 08:53, 21 April 2016 (EDT)

Using Template:Convert

while looking at the Lockheed_Martin_F-35B_Lightning_II, i noted the use of units that we could automatically have converted for us using the convert template from wikipedia... i'm assuming that we can do that, right? so below is an example of how it would be used and how it would look... i've left the original entry in place for final result comparison...

=== Performance Data ===
* '''Maximum Speed:''' 1,200 mph {{convert|1200|mph|kt|abbr=on}}
* '''Rate of climb:''' classified
* '''Service Ceiling:''' 60,000 ft {{convert|60000|ft|m|abbr=on}}
* '''Range:''' 1,200 mi {{convert|1200|mi|km|abbr=on}}
=== Performance Data ===


side note: i wish i could figure out how to do code tags like on the forum :(

thanks, Hooray. it ain't in the menu bar at the top so i didn't see it :)

Wkitty42 (talk) 15:38, 5 September 2017 (EDT)

Creating sandboxes (user page subpages)

I saw your post mostly about page creation and sandboxes in this forum post. I am very happy you asked that question (which indicates it probably can be highlighted better in the help pages).

A sandbox is pretty much a subpage to your user page, in essence with the page name User:Wkitty42/Name of subpage. The way I usually create them is that I search for them and then click the blue link Start the User:Wkitty42/Name of subpage page in the page that pops up telling that there is no such page (yet).

When using templates you are working on you will have to use template links slightly differently, as they are not in the template namespace. instead of {{Name of subpage}} you will need to do like this {{User:Wkitty42/Name of subpage}}.

If you forget to link to the pages on your user page, you can try the [What links here http://wiki.flightgear.org/Special:WhatLinksHere/User_talk:Wkitty42] link in the menu on the left.


It will be interesting to see what you do with this. :-)

Johan G (Talk | contribs) 03:36, 4 August 2018 (EDT)