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</div> in footer[edit]

Dear I. Spotting a legitimate typo. in Page:Popular Science Monthly Volume 24.djvu/132 gave me an excuse for a little experimentation. Adding a semantically empty construct following a </div> in the footer appears to make it ineligible for stripping. Either that or our collective commentary has tweaked somebody's conscience? AuFCL (talk) 05:20, 24 July 2016 (UTC)

Thanks so much for all your help. More importantly - you found a typo after I have been through the article in the main namespace! This sort of whacks my self confidence. Biggrin-smiley.svgIneuw talk 06:27, 24 July 2016 (UTC)
Cleaning of those kind of typos ongoing ...— Mpaa (talk) 09:23, 24 July 2016 (UTC)
Folks! The point was not the typo but was to pass on an observation in preserving things you don't want some half-hearted automaton to second-guess your intents and never save in the first place. This is all about (I hope tamed and controlled) subversion not about strict conformity. Where are your inner anarchists? AuFCL (talk) 09:53, 24 July 2016 (UTC)

History of England[edit]

Ineuw, I come to you humbled and ashamed because for the life of me I cannot remember how to set up the next volume/s. Will you please assist with this situation. It is easy for you and impossible for me as I am losing my memory. adding to volume 1 and 2 with the all of the rest of the volumes so I can place images in them? —Maury (talk) 11:52, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

@William Maury Morris II: Will gladly help just need to check what I've done earlier. Never humble yourself to anyone especially to a Hungarian. As for the memory loss, include me in, but look at what you gain, . . . liberation by experience, and the right to say "don't remember". Biggrin-smiley.svgIneuw talk 12:08, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
Prepared you Cassell's commons:Category:Illustrated History of England vol 3 + 4 , and will complete all before lunch. — Ineuw talk 12:21, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
I never can think of any way to thank a person as fair, intelligent, and as helpful as you. Just saying thank you isn’t good enough. That stated, I thank you once again. —Maury (talk) 14:05, 19 August 2016 (UTC)
You are most welcome. All done. commons:Category:John Cassell's History of England seriesIneuw talk 14:22, 19 August 2016 (UTC)

Question about PSM and wikilinking[edit]

Hey there, I’ve looked through the project pages but couldn’t really find an answer there. I’ve been adding various wikilinks (to author pages) while validating volume 18, and I wanted to check with you if this is correct.

I’ve been doing it in two different situations, one at the article title where author pages are available (example diff, example diff), and in the text of the article (example diff). Some guidance would be much appreciated, I don’t want to mess things up :) Marjoleinkl (talk) 07:02, 25 August 2016 (UTC)

Hi. First you are not messing anything up. The layout is not altered by your editing, and it looks the same as all the title page layouts throughout PSM. I just wonder if it's worth linking the author's name in the Page namespace when it's already linked in the main namespace, but then it's up to you. On the other hand, (and this is where I get sneaky), perhaps I can get you interested in researching and creating the missing authors starting with this page? Names between A and H seems to have been done. Biggrin-smiley.svgIneuw talk 00:19, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
Good to know about the fact that they are already wikilinked in the page namespace, that does change things. As for the author pages, I could give it a try! I’m getting my confidence back with the templates and works, sounds like a new kind of challenge aside from "just" proofreading and validating :D Marjoleinkl (talk) 06:27, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
Before I forget with you two I'd better record stumbling over the fact Author: E. W. James was in fact one Edwin Warley James, Chief of the BPR (Bureau of Public Roads)'s Division of Design in 1925. OCLC 28439108all editions refers and there is a short biography embedded within this (see paragraph 3 beneath "The Drive For Uniformity.") I did not update the author page as I could not find solid birth and death years (though obviously fl. 1893–1967, and born in Ossining, New York.) AuFCL (talk) 06:45, 26 August 2016 (UTC)
@Marjoleinkl: Create the an empty Author template with all the common standard info like categories, Category:PSM contributors and then paste that into any text editor and use that as your copy and paste template. — Ineuw talk 03:27, 27 August 2016 (UTC)
Thanks User:AuFCL. — Ineuw talk 03:27, 27 August 2016 (UTC)
Oops. Apologies, I should have pointed out E.W.J. is on your PSM list in initials form only and at the very least wrote Wikisource:WikiProject_Popular_Science_Monthly/Authors_H_to_L which confirms the Road Engineer connection, presuming Office of Public Roads in Dept. Ag. 1915 Bureau of Public Roads 1925? AuFCL (talk) 10:05, 27 August 2016 (UTC)
Please don't apologize. The alphabetic author list was initially generated by my offline PSM database and the info is as printed on the title page. I no longer use the database version because this would mean going back and updating it. I did it for awhile, but it's just too much unnecessary work. So, I should have updated the online list to link directly with the author's full name and not the redirect. — Ineuw talk 20:05, 27 August 2016 (UTC)
Aha! If that was he case and you knew the full name anyway then only the reason for my apology changes, as I was telling you things you already knew. AuFCL (talk) 21:07, 27 August 2016 (UTC)


I just had my first look at the author list, and of course the first one I start with is one where I was able to find the author’s full name and year of birth & death and so the page has to be moved to the correct full name. I had to do some Googling to get there, and I’m not sure if I should add references here as I would on WIkipedia? If so I’ll still add those before making the move. Marjoleinkl (talk) 12:44, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for your help. The new Author template requires a wikidata reference number. This links the Author to the Wikipedia article as well as any other connection within the Wikipedia family. User:billinghurst beat me to it. Please look at this page at Wikidata. Marshall_O._LeightonIneuw talk 17:15, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for the guidance. I seem to find researching and creating author pages with initials strangely satisfying :DMarjoleinkl (talk) 18:53, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
@Marjoleinkl: smiley Thanks for your work in the author space. I put research from external sites onto the respective Author talk: page as a point of reference, if ever queried. VIAF website will provide good author dates and name variations, so ... if you are then doing work at Wikidata their are a couple of tools that can help at that place, so give me a prod. We do encourage the process that you have taken of creating page with the initials and then moving to the full expanded naming, in the long run we have found that it just works. — billinghurst sDrewth 23:57, 31 August 2016 (UTC)
Alright, I will keep doing that, I didn’t want to clutter by creating Author pages and moving them right away, but I see the value in it as well. And I’ll add my sources to the talk pages. I’ll stop pestering you with questions now, especially on someone else’s talk page :P Marjoleinkl (talk) 06:57, 1 September 2016 (UTC)
Oh just pester away. It is not as if anybody around here ever learns anything. (Please don't mind me, I am just the resident default cynic. Besides, I could be(most likely am) wrong.) AuFCL (talk) 07:23, 1 September 2016 (UTC)

Over / under proofreading[edit]

Hi Ineuw. The script is just a bad patch, but I tried here and it runs for me. Try again, as you go into over/under proofreading mode you'll not see any difference, but click the image and (I hope) both the image and the editing textarea will reduce fastly to a comfortable height. The need of such a click is annoying, but I didn't find a trick to avoid it :-( --Alex brollo (talk) 21:00, 4 October 2016 (UTC)

@Alex brollo: Bless you, it works. A big thank you!!! — Ineuw talk 21:03, 4 October 2016 (UTC)
Ok! If you need to adjust a little bit the height of image and of textarea, I guess that you can edit the script; if you need help ask! --Alex brollo (talk) 21:34, 4 October 2016 (UTC)
@Alex brollo: Thanks Alex, I really appreciate it. Already changed it to 300px. Is it possible to "fake" a mouse double-click? I tried .setfocus, but obviously that doesn't work. P.S: I know nothing about javascript. :-) — Ineuw talk 21:41, 4 October 2016 (UTC)
.click() (but that is not the trick; the real problem is delaying it until it has something to work upon.) 127·0·0·2 (talk) 07:29, 5 October 2016 (UTC)
I guess, that this problem will be solved soon, so there's a real need to work so deeply about temporary patches. I'm in contact with Sam Wilson about some much deeper needs of our editing interface, inspired to the edit environment of Distributed Proofreaders, in brief thinking about two "principles":
1. Remove from edit screen anything but what is really useful for edit work;
2. Fix tools and scroll only text box and front image.
Presently I'm working to a "personal edit environment", named "edit In View", that means, an interface to see and edit immediately the wikitext while staying in view mode, and to save edits very fastly. Would you like to be an "alpha-tester"? --Alex brollo (talk) 15:52, 5 October 2016 (UTC)
As long as it's in over/under mode and not side by side, of course I would. Just let me know. — Ineuw talk 19:14, 5 October 2016 (UTC)
Ouch.... I almost never use over/under mode... I worked at my patch just for a few it.source users (and you: but unexpectedly!), so I didn't develop so far a over/under mode in Edit and View, I'll let you know as soon as I'll implement it (I guess, it's far from impossible, I've full control of boxes!). Just one more intriguing challenge... thanks for suggestion. Alex brollo (talk) 19:37, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

Another fly in the ointment of the proofreading page[edit]

@Alex brollo: Hate to be the proverbial messenger, but there is another bug in the text edit area. It existed before I pasted your code in the global.js! The handle on the right bottom corner used to extend the text area is frozen. This is also frozen on this talk text area as well. The handles in the header and footer are working, it's only the main text area that is frozen. This is the same in both the side by side and over/under editing mode and in Wiktionary as well, so I must assume that is a fundamental problem. Should I report this to Phabricator? — Ineuw talk 19:21, 5 October 2016 (UTC)

I tried, but I found that resizing is possible for main text area too, but only to enlarge it - I presume that somewhere there's a setting of a min-height or something like this. Please try to enlarge the text area. If you're not satisfied by the result, please open a bug into Phabricator, I'm e little bit confused about some details of proofreading interface.
In the meantime, I tried to run Edit In View (side by side mode only.... :-( ) here into en.source, and I uploaded two screenshots here:
file:Screenshot EditInView en.source 2.jpg
Simply clicking the "eiv" label highlighted into the first image, immediately the screen shows what can been seen into the second one - the list of bottom buttons is a simply customable collection of edit tools (built by a personal page, my one is User:Alex brollo/PersonalButtons into en.source). --Alex brollo (talk) 16:38, 6 October 2016 (UTC)
I like your side by side edit system, if it utilizes the whole screen and hides the menu on the left.
Your experience of being able to enlarge the text area is the same as Sam Wilson's. That is what I would like to do, but it is frozen. I am not interested in making it smaller. I posted some additional info for Aklapper. talk 16:49, 6 October 2016 (UTC)
If you are very bold, come into it.source and activate the gadget "Emula-barbanew". Please follow carefully its notes about selecting ("Attivare") and deselecting ("Disattivare") listed gadgets. It's a extremely complex gadget that rebuilds the whole display and edit interfaces, don't waste your time exploring all the buttons (very it.source style specific!), I'd only like that you take a look to general settings of edit environment. Ask the author, User:Barbaforcuta, for details and help. Consider that the main disadvantage of that environment (presently you'll find it very slow) is going to be solved. --Alex brollo (talk) 08:57, 15 October 2016 (UTC)