Talk:How to

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My chart seems dry and boring with lots of spaces. Do you think I am a little bit overzealous with the links? It's just completely informational, directly from the in-game descriptions. I suppose it's destine to be blah --ImaTestWentBad 00:22, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

No, I don't think you've overzealous with links. I'd probably add a few more links to other articles within the descriptions.
It does help readability to not capitalize (words like pinata, tool names, or grass packets) mid-sentence. Also we're trying to move away from camelcase article names. Many of the older articles do capitalize each title word, but more recent article titles use normal sentence capitalization.
Thanks for taking the time to add this! I think the article title is general enough, that we might end up adding links to similar articles, for visitors who are looking for other than in-game tips. Do you have any ideas about how you'd add that to this page? Also, what do you think about giving the article a Trouble in Paradise tab?
Thanks again! Nice progress! --FeralKitty (talk) 01:15, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
Well great, I like the links also. It was right from the game, but I do agree about the caps mid-sentence. They aren't as smooth to read. Help me understand a bit more about 'camelcase'. That means that they are not using regular capitalization. Is this the only thing that it means? I would like to eventually have the journal with all of sub-parts in the wiki. One of the reasons I started with this particular one (How to:) is because I was doing a search for journal and found that this one was a red link. Also Leafos log was one I started. This article needs to have more content like you say and it would be link-worthy... Not just in-game descriptions. Then I suppose the name 'How to' would be fitting. As for the TiP tab, I was going to ask you that same question. I think that's a great idea, because the content is different from Classic, JFF and VP for Windows. Thanks for that. --ImaTestWentBad 03:12, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
Left some caps still on for the Bouncer Board, Candiosity and Pinata Vision for working links. Should they be uncapped? --ImaTestWentBad 03:50, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
Pinata Vision seems to be a proper name for the technology, and it makes sense to continue to capitalize it, either in an article title or within a sentence. Candiosity should only be capitalized within a sentence, if we're talking about the TV episode. Otherwise, it's more of a stat, like age or accessory value, which we don't capitalize. I'd probably lean towards bouncer board -- it's more of a tool/object, like a crate or signpost. If you think that makes sense, and you want to link it as lowercase, it's not a big deal to move (rename) that article, since this article is the only one that links to it. --FeralKitty (talk) 07:12, 15 May 2009 (UTC)


I added text color to some areas such as How to: tinker but I thinking of removing now. I suppose it lessens readability and some may think that those words are links. I went a little more crazy with it but took most out. i.e. pink colored text for hearts and red and orange text for Loathers. Shall I remove it all? I was just playing around with some markup to see how it looks. Yea or Nay --ImaTestWentBad 09:07, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

I read the article first before seeing these comments, and agree that the text colors made it harder (for me) to read. It was good, though, to try it to see how it looks. I had to fix a link, so I removed the text colors while I was there. Oh, it's helpful to use both n and ñ within an article. --FeralKitty (talk) 21:04, 16 May 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the fix and for clearing up that tilde issue. I was wondering about it and glad you say they can be mixed. For certain I didn't always use it in all the contributions, and was worried. Now I know, and typically I do a search for those sorts of things first. It's nice that I can't break anything around here;) :)--ImaTestWentBad 22:41, 16 May 2009 (UTC)