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How do I remove a "contents" box, or move it? I want to delete the box on my talk page. <scratchsig>Wolvesstar97</scratchsig> 20:28, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
 
How do I remove a "contents" box, or move it? I want to delete the box on my talk page. <scratchsig>Wolvesstar97</scratchsig> 20:28, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
 
:<nowiki>__NOTOC__</nowiki>, if I recall correctly. <scratchsig>Veggieman001</scratchsig> 23:28, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
 
:<nowiki>__NOTOC__</nowiki>, if I recall correctly. <scratchsig>Veggieman001</scratchsig> 23:28, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
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::Ah, thanks. That works. <scratchsig>Wolvesstar97</scratchsig> 00:24, 15 June 2012 (UTC)
  
 
== Can I use a template in a URL? ==
 
== Can I use a template in a URL? ==
  
 
What I mean by that is can I do something like this: <nowiki>[[http://www.someurl.com|{{Some Template}}]]</nowiki>? <scratchsig>Technoboy10</scratchsig> 00:15, 15 June 2012 (UTC)
 
What I mean by that is can I do something like this: <nowiki>[[http://www.someurl.com|{{Some Template}}]]</nowiki>? <scratchsig>Technoboy10</scratchsig> 00:15, 15 June 2012 (UTC)

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News

You need to change it to "was made available", because it already happened.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 09:53, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

Hmm... I don't think that's necessary. It is still available to everyone right now, so it's still valid. And even after it's not valid anymore (after May 21), we probably wouldn't change it since it's a piece of news, not a normal fact in an article that has to be true all of the time. Maybe something like "has been made available"? I'm not sure if that really makes a difference though. :P
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 22:27, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

SVG

Being that the costumes library in 2.0 is vector, we should be able to export them and add them to the wiki as SVG images. Please, JSO?
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 14:28, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

Hey, I brought this up here once and to Lucario again too! I support.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 14:37, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
Yes, the wiki needs this.
Bsteward (talk | contribs)20:32, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

Organisation on the wiki with the release of 2.0

With the alpha release, what's happened on the wiki is sort of just a jumble of information that people add to articles (of course they are good edits though), and this is, I feel, is a rather disorganized way of dealing with things. There will be an extremely high frequency of edits following the release, and we'll have to go through pages trying to figure out which information has been added and which hasn't, and things will get missed out or maybe put twice in an article in different places or whatever. Perhaps we should have something a bit like a project page on Wikipedia, where we can have a list of tasks and articles that need to be updated with information about the release, so that it all runs smoothly and we get all the information on the wiki as quickly as possible. Sorry this has been a bit of a wall of text, but I'd like to see what other people feel about this idea. Thanks :)
WeirdF (talk | contribs) 18:19, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

I think a project page with tasks is a great idea! I'm always looking for something to add on the wiki.
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 00:47, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
That seems like a cool idea. Though it will be hard to create a project page with all the Scratch 2.0 pages.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 01:05, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
There was some sort of task thing on the previous wiki where you could add to a list of things that needed doing... would be cool to see that back again :P
Chrischb (talk | contribs) 06:47, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
I think some organization would be needed, and this seems okay ^^
Jonathanpb (talk | contribs) 11:54, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
I don't see why not. :)
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:51, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
We do have the page Scratch Wiki:Todo, however we haven't really put much use to it. :P
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 21:17, 20 May 2012 (UTC)
I never knew we had that. Lets put it to use!
Bsteward (talk | contribs)21:29, 20 May 2012 (UTC)

Curator

The new curator is Legolas_Greenleaf, starting today.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 08:51, 21 May 2012 (UTC)

I'll update the news once Legolas_Greenleaf appears as the curator on the front page. :)
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 20:02, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
The new curator, technoboy10, will start tomorrow.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 10:45, 3 June 2012 (UTC)
The news segment on me becoming a curator has the wrong date, as I became curator on the 4th. Can an admin please change that?
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 12:31, 6 June 2012 (UTC)
Done.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 13:19, 6 June 2012 (UTC)
^^ Thanks, Sci!
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 17:34, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

File update problems.

BYOB Recursion.png

I want to update this, but my updated image just shows the old one, except smashed into the size of the new one which looks worse. Can anyone revert it properly? (It's the one where Tree is a pen block).
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 10:58, 21 May 2012 (UTC)

Clear your cache.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 11:04, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Didn't need to—Safari crashed because of a JS thingamajig I was running in the background. Thanks!
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 11:05, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
In other words, it cleared on its own.
veggie will totally redo the image though.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 11:06, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Ugh then I have to download BYOB again grr maybe
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 14:14, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Oh, i was just expecting you to. No requirements. :P
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 14:50, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Wow, this is an unusual situation. I tried reverting to a previous revision - that didn't work. I tried uploading the correct version of the image - that didn't work. So I don't think redoing an image and re-uploading will help. Maybe just delete the image file and create a new one, like File:BYOB_Recursion2.png?
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 20:01, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Hmm... It appears correctly in my browsers (iOS Safari, Google Chrome).
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 21:44, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Luc, you just need to clear your cache.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 21:46, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
Oh, ok. Silly me :P
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 22:23, 21 May 2012 (UTC)

http://learnscratch.org/

We need an article on it.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 16:13, 22 May 2012 (UTC)

Cool. Why don't you do it?
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 16:48, 22 May 2012 (UTC)
I don't know too much about it.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 17:53, 22 May 2012 (UTC)

How to use CSS?

I think we had a discussion about this before, but I'm not sure where. Is it allowed for us to use custom CSS on our page. If so what am I doing wrong? All the text on my page should be green. User:Dazman/Scratch.css
Dazman (talk | contribs) 02:50, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

One, if it were enabled, all the text on all pages for you would be green. Two, it's not enabled and apparently it's pointless so nope. Use Stylish or another browser extension if you want to customise the skin.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 03:32, 23 May 2012 (UTC)
Why isnt it enabled? Its not a harmful feature
Dazman (talk | contribs) 03:33, 23 May 2012 (UTC)
It doesn't contribute anything to the wiki or something. I dunno, JSO and Luc don't want it so it doesn't happen.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 03:57, 23 May 2012 (UTC)
It contributes to the editors though
Dazman (talk | contribs) 04:01, 23 May 2012 (UTC)
Not really; it's just personal customisation that can easily be done with browser plugins.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 04:02, 23 May 2012 (UTC)
I wrote a quick JS plugin to automatically add inline styles based on a CSS, if you want I could fish it out.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 05:14, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

More categories

I think we need this category for pages like recursion, OOP, Morphic, Array etc. Also, a 3D category for raytracing and all the other 3D pages.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 14:30, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

Make them then. :)
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 14:36, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

Scratch 2.0 Advertising Wiki

Where and how will they advertise the wiki on Scratch 2.0.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 11:13, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

Not sure exactly. It should be on one of the help pages in the dropdown. (Before they messed up the site to open it, the help tab was a dropdown, and one had a "link" to the wiki.)
It will probably appear elsewhere too.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 12:02, 24 May 2012 (UTC)
It would be nice if it could be more prominent than it is now, it doesn't seem very noticeable at the moment.
WeirdF (talk | contribs) 17:00, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

IT'S OVAR 600!!!!!!

602 articles! Party!!!!!!
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:11, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

If anyone's interested: 599: Watch Me Move! 600: ‎Turn Video () (block) 601: ‎Set Video Transparency to ()% (block) 602: ‎Video () on () (block)
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:11, 24 May 2012 (UTC)
Woooooo!!! :P
Chrischb (talk | contribs) 05:43, 25 May 2012 (UTC)
O_o_O_O-o_O-O-o.o_o._o_.Oooo :DDDDDDDDDD
Jonathanpb (talk | contribs) 05:44, 25 May 2012 (UTC)

BYOB in Scratch 0.2

http://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/Scratch_Versions#Scratch_0.2 Check this out. Did the Scratch 0.2 really have a BYOB feature.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 21:05, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

Uh, yep.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 22:03, 24 May 2012 (UTC)

Block Template Parameters

I was looking at {{Block}}, and I'm not sure if all of the parameters are ncessary. For example, there is one called "Type of Argument". However, as shown by Special:WhatLinksHere/Argument, very few pages use that parameter. After all, you can tell what kind of arguments a block takes by simply looking at the shape of its inputs (e.g. rectangle is a textbox, hexagon is a boolean block). Do you think we should remove it?
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 19:44, 26 May 2012 (UTC)

Yeah. I think there are much better options for utilizing that space, like a link to the Squeak code/Squeak selector.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 11:02, 27 May 2012 (UTC)
I guess it does seem rather unnecessary.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:31, 27 May 2012 (UTC)

I never thought i would say this...

What if we switched to using sentence case for titles? It makes it much easier to add links, so like, instead of doing [[Cloud Data|cloud data]] we can just do [[cloud data]]. Of course, this means moving 1,414 pages, many over redirect, and leaving redirects so old links from elsewhere don't break. This is a big huge change, so it needs serious discussion.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 09:04, 18 May 2012 (UTC)

No. Wikipedia capitalized everything, who are we to doubt thier methods? Besides, it's still a problem if you need to use the word in the beginning of the sentence. I think it makes more sense to just let a couple of caps errors slide, like "A cool new feature in Scratch 2.0 is Cloud Data".
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 09:51, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
No, the first letter of titles is always autocapitalized, which is why that link would work. So "[[Cloud data]] is a cool new feature of Scratch 2.0" OR "A cool new feature in Scratch 2.0 is [[cloud data]]" would work with the new method, but not the old.
And Wikipedia does use sentence case. For example, Greek legislative election rather than Greek Legislative Election, June 2012.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 09:58, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
I'd love that, especially for the really long titles
veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 14:44, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
I'd prefer a bit of extra typing to making the wiki look unprofessional. Perhaps a way to make links not case sensitive?
MoreGamesNow (talk | contribs)
Although it would be involve a lot of work, I think it's a change worth doing. Some titles just don't really look right to me, and I think this would fix most of the problems. Obviously not all titles would have to change, but quite a number of them. However because of the size of the change, if we were to do it, I think we would have to do it in an organized manner, and wait for after all of the Scratch 2.0 buzz slows down a bit (maybe in June). But there's definitely planning involved with something like this.
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 21:57, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
Hear hear!
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 22:58, 18 May 2012 (UTC)
Would section names in articles be changed too? Personally I like sentence case in section names :P
And yeah, I support ^^'
Jonathanpb (talk | contribs) 11:58, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
I guess so.
@Luc: I kinda thought that if we were doing it, it would be better before too many 2.0 articles get created. :P Though recent changes would probably get way too messy if we did it now.
Should new articles follow this though?
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 18:53, 19 May 2012 (UTC)
Should they?
Would the week of June 3rd be good to do it? That's next week. I think i'll start creating a page for this project.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 15:05, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
For now, we're not going to making any significant changes to the wiki like this until I discuss it with JSO and/or other members of the Scratch community.
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 16:52, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
What about BYOB. That kind of can not be Sentence case. I guess we will have to think this through a bit. Also, what about the Community Portal, should it be Community Portal, or Community portal. Or the Main Page, would that be Main Page, or Main page. Same with Recent Changes, Current Events and Random Page.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 17:17, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
An acronym will stay capitalized. What Wikipedia does is Main Page and Community portal. As for items in the sidebar, we could certainly lowercase them easily enough.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 17:24, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
Can we volunteer for more than one letter of the alphabet?
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 17:33, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
Yes. And doing all the Ss is a lot of work. You sure you want to?
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 17:47, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
Yes. I'm really bored of not found anything worthwhile on the wiki. :P So do I start now?
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 18:47, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
Don't start; we aren't for sure doing this. Read Lucario's post and wait for JSO to comment.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 18:52, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
Ok. *looks for files to categorize*
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 19:00, 28 May 2012 (UTC)
We need someone to confirm that we can start the move.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 00:25, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
Just waiting for JSO.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 07:26, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Oh, wait. What about mods. What would that look like. Like this: Panther (Scratch modification), or like this: Panther (scratch modification)
Joletole (talk | contribs) 01:43, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

Scratch is a proper noun, and is therefore capitalized.
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 02:32, 30 May 2012 (UTC)
We certainly can't just go ahead and do this. I currently don't have the chance to write a proper reply, but I'll write something up this weekend.
JSO (talk | contribs) 20:29, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

Any minute JSO...
Joletole (talk | contribs) 22:14, 3 June 2012 (UTC)

How do you make a header?

Like on Veggie's page, or the Community Portal, how do you make a blue header. I don't have any archives.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 21:06, 4 June 2012 (UTC)

My page has a blue header?
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 21:59, 4 June 2012 (UTC)
I know.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 22:26, 4 June 2012 (UTC)
Try checking the source.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 09:36, 5 June 2012 (UTC)
I was asking you whether it did, because I can't see one.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 13:25, 5 June 2012 (UTC)
Oh, whoops, I meant Scimonster. @Sci, yeah, but what do I get rid of for no archives.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 13:33, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

Lorem ipsum dolores sit amet...

This works! :D

How do you like it?

Should work...
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 13:41, 5 June 2012 (UTC)
<div class="gradient-vertical" style="margin:10px;-moz-border-radius:10px;-webkit-border-radius:10px;border-radius:10px;border:1px solid #A3BAE8;background-color:#C7D5F0;"> stuff here...</div>
^^ replace "stuff here..." with your text.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 13:41, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

Why is there a talk page for the search bar?


James07 (talk | contribs) 21:03, 5 June 2012 (UTC)

I'm not sure about the exact details, but I believe it's a technical feature of the wiki that was added so we could have the custom search added to the wiki (previously we used Special:Search). :)
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 00:32, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

Template:Bug

I like this template, but I'm wondering if there's any improvements we might be able to make to it. Instead of just having a "Bug:" section, we could perhaps have a "Title:" and "Description:" section? I think it's worth considering these changes now rather than later when we end up using this template on other articles. :)
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 01:14, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

I don't see why not :P
Chrischb (talk | contribs) 06:08, 6 June 2012 (UTC)
Sure, I'll work on it. :)
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 10:23, 6 June 2012 (UTC)

Replacing FAQ forum with Wiki FAQ

Here's an idea: What if we moved all of the FAQs from the forums here, and wrote some more of our own? We could add subcategories to Category:FAQ, and also add an FAQ section to the main TOC. It would be sort of like the tutorials, i guess. We could also have a template, as proposed here. What do people think of it?
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 14:57, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

I like the idea of replacing the FAQ forum with a wiki page. But we'd need to figure out the workflow before implementing.
For example, right now someone makes a thread, and then someone says: "Hey, that's useful! It should be in the FAQ." If mods agree, it gets moved to the FAQ forum.
In then new model, somebody makes a thread, someone says it should be FAQ'ed and then __?___ happens to contact / suggest it to wikian FAQ maintainers. If they agree, then they write an entry that summarizes the useful info. Should mods edit the first post on the thread and say "We added info from this thread to the Wiki FAQ (with a link.)? (I dunno myself if this would be a good plan - what do you guys think / recommend?) Also, what should be done about all the threads currently in the FAQ forum? (Btw, I made a minor edit to title for clarity)
Lightnin (talk | contribs) 15:05, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
It could be a good idea. It would be extremely hard. But, we could do it. @Lightin, I like your idea of editing the first post and saying that the question is now in the Scratch Wiki. But then, what is the point of the FAQ forum.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 15:35, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
It's a cool idea! Here's how I think we should implement it: we first make a WikiProject kind of thing where all FAQs currently at the forums are rewritten on the Wiki. Then we get an admin to archive the FAQ forums for us, and instead make a sticky under "Questions About Scratch" called "FAQs" which links to the Wiki page and lets users suggest FAQ topics. About the Wiki page itself, my personal opinion is that we use a question-answer format, so we list all the questions at the top, and they link to anchors lower down on the page with the answers. (Of course, the answers would have a link to top).
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 15:49, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
I don't think it should be single page; that would get way too crowded. 74+ pages would work much better IMO.
@Lightnin: Due to the fact that both Lucario and i are both mods and active wiki editors, there should be a good chance of it getting caught in a report. And if they have a wiki account, they can of course just make it by themselves.
A problem is, how do we know it's authentic? In the forum setup, if you see a post by an admin, you expect that to be the true answer. In a wiki though, where contributors aren't shown on the page, though, what do we do?
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 16:02, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
You could protect the answers...
P.S. Are you getting server errors on the main site? 503's in particular?
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 16:04, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
But then it couldn't be improved.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 16:15, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
Or, you could say who answered the question. Like you could say "Lucario621 answered this question." That way, people know that it came from someone they trust. (sorry Luc that I used your name, you just the first mod that popped into my head). Oh, and yeah, I am getting a lot of server errors.
Joletole (talk | contribs) 16:17, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
Isn't that the point? If a mod posts an answer on the forums, nobody can change it either, but those are usually good in the first place. You can't have it both ways, allowing users to improve an answer and preventing them from changing it so that its accuracy is compromised. I would personally vote for the prior, because the Wiki should be as free as possible, and we always have rollbacks.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 16:28, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
Or, we could quote the Scratch Team in answers rather than framing them ourselves.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 16:29, 8 June 2012 (UTC)
If the answer is posted on the original forum topic, so then it could easily be referenced. But if we write other FAQs that weren't first brought up there, we wouldn't have that. (Though how could they be FAQs?)
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 07:41, 10 June 2012 (UTC)
First off, sorry if I don't get the indentation / Wiki etiquette right (and feel free to correct me.:) Seems like a lot of issues have been raised above - I'll try to address them all and suggest what seems best to me. Hardmath123 - I like your plan to move FAQ thread content to the wiki, after which we archive it and put a FAQ sticky in Questions about Scratch. Q/A format seems good. We really like the way Vimeo did their FAQ, so we're thinking of making a main site FAQ page that's very similar. http://vimeo.com/help/faq/general_vimeo_questions . It might be useful if the wiki uses a similar format. Maybe we'll index the wiki FAQ page so it can appear on the main 2.0 site support page search engine results. A single FAQ page with anchors for each entry seems best to me (like Vimeo's model). re: edit privs. I'm for the open wikipedia model. If someone is making bad edits, revert and then teach them to do better / ask them to stop. re: Quoting ST answers. That's not necessary. You guys are wiki editors! Make your own, acknowledge mistakes and criticism, and then refine your answers.
Lightnin (talk | contribs) 20:03, 11 June 2012 (UTC)
When replying, you add one extra indentation to show the reply.
My problem with that is the page length. We have 74 FAQ topics on the forums, some of which are pretty long (such as the moderator summaries). To put that all on one page just seems like too much to me. Besides, i'm always looking for ways to boost our article count (1,414 right now). xP
The entire wiki should be indexed by the Scratch search engine!
I agree with keeping it open. The only protected pages are really the main page, pages transcluded there, and some high-risk templates ({{!}} {{*}} {{-}} etc).
About quoting ST answers; some of it is stuff that really should come from an administrator though. Such as stuff about the administration policies (What does the Scratch Team do when they find something inappropriate? for example).
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 12:17, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
Interesting (about the indenting). How do you deal with the mega-indent problem? (We didn't like it on main site with comments, which is one reason we only do single indents in 2.0.)
Re: page length. I would suggest making much more concise FAQ entries, a paragraph or two at most. I suspect most of the FAQ threads, when mined for the important facts, contain a few sentences of useful info. To me, one of the main benefits of this project would be to provide concise versions of the info on the threads. If people want more detail after reading the FAQ entry, you can link them back to the thread. (And yes, we are thinking of indexiing the whole wiki in the search, btw. So if you want to do separate pages, that could work too, although searchers will be less likely to stumble upon other entries that might be relevant to their search.)
Re: stuff coming from admins. Just ask if you have questions, and feel free to quote as I've seen you often do. But I don't think it's always necessary to use direct quotes.
Lightnin (talk | contribs) 14:38, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
So i have a compromising idea. We can make a few pages with several FAQs in a category. If there is one that should be elaborated, we can summarize it on the page, and add a {{main}} link to it.
And we rarely actually use quotes; just summarize them and reference.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 17:03, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
@Lightnin: I made a mockup FAQ over here. It's based on the Vimeo one you linked with chenges to match the Wiki theme. The #linking works, too (if you want mouse-hover-darkening, an admin needs to edit some protected CSS). Enjoy! :)
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 14:01, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Cool mockup! A minor technical improvement i might suggest: instead of using the "#"s, use a standard level 4 header, with the underline added. That way it will appear in a TOC for linking. Maybe you could also include a small thing at the bottom, floated right, link directly to this section with the hash code.
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 14:31, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Good idea, I'll get right on it. :D
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 14:53, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Update: I right-aligned it and gave it a tooltip.
Hardmath123 (talk | contribs) 14:56, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Lookin' good to me! Maybe you should summarize a couple threads worth of stuff, and ask everyone for feedback on how it's looking?
Lightnin (talk | contribs) 15:03, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

Update to Main Site FAQ Re: Scratch on tablets

Thought you guys would like to know. Let me know if you have questions. http://info.scratch.mit.edu/Support/Scratch_FAQ#Future
Lightnin (talk | contribs) 14:24, 12 June 2012 (UTC)

Awesome, thanks for the info! Will the iPad app allow sharing to the website?
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 15:44, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
Also, I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, and Scratch works fine. Why does the page only list 10.04 as the highest supported version?
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 15:50, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
That is awesome.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 16:39, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
That's so cool. Now we need a Scratch on Tablets page, with info on this, Go Everywhere!, the HTML Viewer (and JsScratch)... :D
Scimonster (talk | contribs) 17:05, 12 June 2012 (UTC)
Don't forget sb2.js!
Blob8108 (talk | contribs) 19:07, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Not sure if iPad App will allow sharing (too soon to tell), but I would think it's likely. re: Ubuntu support on FAQ - nice catch! Fixed.
Lightnin (talk | contribs) 17:55, 13 June 2012 (UTC)
Thanks! And yay, iPad app!
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 18:05, 13 June 2012 (UTC)

So I created a template...

Called {{User:Wolvesstar97/Appropriate}}, and I was wondering if it would be OK to use it on an article. Here's what it looks like:

DocumentInQuestion.png This article or section is under debate if it is appropriate to the Scratch Community. Please discuss it on this page's talk page.

I made it a subpage in case it isnt allowed. (@Admins- I accidentally created a template called {{Appropriate}} before I remembered to subpage it, could you delete that?)

I created it particularily for Creating a Screamer, but it could be used for other things.

(I changed the design, now it looks evil o_O)
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 22:14, 13 June 2012 (UTC)

Interesting template! Although I doubt it would be very common, I think it does have potential uses, as you mentioned. I think it's okay to create the template! But perhaps we should name it Template:Inappropriate instead? Also, be sure to add the following to the template:
<includeonly>[[Category:Inappropriate Articles|{{PAGENAME}}]]</includeonly>
Once you create Category:Inappropriate Articles, we will be able to easily track what articles have the template on it. :)
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 22:39, 13 June 2012 (UTC)
Ok! Thanks!
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 22:44, 13 June 2012 (UTC)
YEEESSSSSSSSSS! I DID IT! THE CATEGORY/TEMPLATE IS COMPLETE!!
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 22:52, 13 June 2012 (UTC)
It's so beautiful! *sniffle*
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 22:58, 13 June 2012 (UTC)
 :) Nice work! It is quite lovely. I hope people won't be inspired to post inappropriate things just to use the template. :P
Lightnin (talk | contribs) 15:00, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Thanks! And no, I think we can trust the wiki editors like myself enough to not post inappropriate things. Oh, BTW, did you know you can make smileys in your posts by doing :
{{Smile}} to make :)
{{Sad}} to make :(
{{Grin}} to make :D
{{Wink}} to make ;)
{{Tease}} to make :P
{{Hmm}} to make :/

Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 17:36, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Nice! The only suggestion I would have is to make it a little lighter red or to change the text colour so it's a bit easier to read. :)
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 17:47, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
The actual template is the same color as {{NotUseful}}, that was my draft. However, I might make it darker with a bit lighter text so it is easily distinguishable.
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 17:49, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Ah, cool. I like the current colours it has. :)
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 23:29, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

Category:User Page

So, I was thinking of a new Category, and this one came to mind. Do you think this is a good idea?
Joletole (talk | contribs) 00:48, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

Definently! There also could be a "Sandbox" subcategory.
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 01:55, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Sorry, but I don't think we will be doing this. You can see a list of all of the editors on the wiki at Special:ListUsers, and from there you can go to each of their user pages (if they have one). As for sandboxes, they are not really significant enough to be categorized and organized. User pages may be useful for explaining one's history with Scratch to other editors, but they are not socially-oriented pages that deserve their own directory.
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 02:17, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Also, please don't create new categories and make other changes to the wiki that might affect multiple pages without first getting an admin's approval (admins include Scimonster, Veggieman001, JSO, myself and a few others). Its okay to discuss/brainstorm ideas on talk pages and make mock-ups on sandboxes, but don't actually make changes to the main content of the wiki until you're given permission. If you make a mistake, we will have to undo a lot of edits, which can take a long time.
Lucario621 (talk | contribs) 02:40, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

Get rid of the contents box

How do I remove a "contents" box, or move it? I want to delete the box on my talk page.
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 20:28, 14 June 2012 (UTC)

__NOTOC__, if I recall correctly.
Veggieman001 (talk | contribs) 23:28, 14 June 2012 (UTC)
Ah, thanks. That works.
Wolvesstar97 (talk | contribs) 00:24, 15 June 2012 (UTC)

Can I use a template in a URL?

What I mean by that is can I do something like this: [[http://www.someurl.com|{{Some Template}}]]?
Technoboy10 (talk | contribs) 00:15, 15 June 2012 (UTC)