User talk:Yoda of Borg

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Also, please remember that you can format links to Wikipedia by writing w:. Thanks! --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 06:54, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

Trying that now, but it isn't working. I don't get the Wikipedia globe shown here, and instead I get the "w:" showing up in blue text as part of the link. w:Utahraptor --Yoda of Borg (talk) 06:59, 5 August 2012 (UTC)
Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Utahraptor on Wikipedia.Wikipedia --Yoda of Borg (talk) 07:26, 5 August 2012 (UTC) -- Hmm, not what I want. It adds an entry to the sidebar at the left. --Yoda of Borg (talk) 07:29, 5 August 2012 (UTC)
Or, if you were on the page Utahraptor, you could put →→→→→→→→→→→→→→→→this box

In this case, though, Utahraptor is the most sensible option until Utahraptor is made.--Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 14:53, 5 August 2012 (UTC)

So someone who messages me on my talk page would also have to check "watch" in order to see that I replied and continue the conversation. :-( Not ideal. I figured out how to add the article box at the right, but it clearly wasn't appropriate on Utah. Yay, I'm "In other projects" (to the left), at least until I figure out how to archive sections - a lesson for another day.
What I meant by the "cloud" links was that on the page for {{PL:pedia}}, about 1/3 to 1/2 the way down there is a link to Wikipedia's cloud page, and it uses the Wikipedia globe instead of a "w" to indicate it. I wanted to leave a link to Utahraptor that looked like that, but since the PL:pedia page had no "Edit" link (understandably), I couldn't see how they did it (my primary source for learning how to do all things wiki). I clicked "View Source" on that page, but it didn't let me view the source for that (documentation?) page, it was probably showing me the code behind the template itself - something I haven't learned how to read yet. --Yoda of Borg (talk) 15:13, 5 August 2012 (UTC)
Well, I check my watchlist frequently, and I have more than 900 pages watchlisted :) You can, however, check a box at WT:PREFS that emails you every time a page on your watchlist is modified. Ah, well, template code is probably not important to you yet. You can always click on 'What links here' under the Toolbox in the left hand side to see pages where a template is actually used, to give you an idea of what it looks like in action. --Μετάknowledgediscuss/deeds 15:21, 5 August 2012 (UTC)