Importing documents into the Wiki

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Attaching files

We enabled attachment of PDF files to the Wiki, but no other documents. Jost go to Special:Upload and upload the file and then ling to it via [[File:filename.pdf]]

Converting documents

Software needed

Steps

  1. Load the document into LibreOffice Writer (note that PDF files load into LibreOffice Draw, you need to convert a PDF into another format using something like http://www.pdfonline.com/pdf-to-word-converter/ before loading it)
  2. Export: variant 1
    1. Export to Mediawiki.txt
    2. Copy into wiki page
  3. Export: variant 2
    1. Send to Mediawiki

Note that this does not always work perfectly for converted PDF files.