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Ok so Report a Problem page has Quite a number of links to lots of different places - At first look - someone who simply just wants to report a problem has to sit there and wade through the links looking for the specific place to report the exact problem they found. I propose that this is just too time consuming for someone that simply just wants to do a good deed as they pass through and report a simple problem. http://www.wikia.com/wiki/Report_a_problem there are also two links to the same page on the left hand side of my screen - both called Report a problem - one under help and one under wiki just in case i missed the first.

I was looking at the DotNet Code Samples Wiki (Internet Explorer) http://dotnet.wikia.com/wiki/Samples - although minus any good code and all in C - the code sample extended past the right side of the Code 'boxes' and underneath the Ads by Google. Thus making the code samples unreadable.

I assume no one has noticed this as many seem to have 20480x160000 pixel screens that take up half their desk I do not surf with my Browser full screen - and i use my Laptop 1024x768 screen with DeskSideBar on the right.

Until i can see a useable Wiki with content that does not need to be viewed on a screen the size of my desk with browser at full desktop size, i will not be back to view the Two poor samples of dotnet code that appear

http://dotnet.wikia.com/wiki/Samples

If this is posted in the wrong place then TUFF - you should have had less places to 'Report a Problem' and not a full page of waffle and links that i had to wade through to find the wrong one... http://www.wikia.com/wiki/Report_a_problem

Wiki - Too big for its own pants? Wiki - Too complex to be simply usable? Wiki - Based on templates that are now getting old? Wiki - Something that is not written with enough authority to use it as a reference in your research for a University Degree and therefore pointless? Wiki - maybe good for the casual 'what is that all about' but beyond that has no real purpose other than satisfying curiosity? Wiki - Too many cooks spoil the broth ?

Ok so there is my Flaming Flame, Dont blame me - i didnt do it! Steve(Mooman)

Hi, I suspect you dont know about programing, due to the problem you are discribing, some code inscriptions have very strict rules, were each line correspond to a specific information or string of information, telling the program what to do, segmenting the code so it does not go pass your browser will make the code incorrect, so a HTML tag is use in those cases its <pre>code here</pre> Now any thing inside that pre will display as it is with out any Style configuration that helps for easy copy paste of information, with out having to go to the edit part of the page. so your first parragraft would display like this:
Ok so Report a Problem page has Quite a number of links to lots of different places - At first look - someone who simply just wants to report a problem has to sit there and wade through the links looking for the specific place to report the exact problem they found. I propose that this is just too time consuming for someone that simply just wants to do a good deed as they pass through and report a simple problem.
Because its only 1 line and you did not break it, and the pre tag is doing what its order, while the one that you put normally has different styling affecting it like "word warp" that constrains it in a fixed area.
Wiki is a encyclopedic type of program for easy editing and ordering tons of information its always hard and harder as the more people are involved and dont know all the aspects of how the info is order as its subjective depending the subject and the relevance to the article.
The most easy way to report a problem with a specific page is to go to the talk page (known as discussion page) that is located on the upper tabs of that page and tell the problem.--Cizagna (Talk) 22:30, 6 March 2007 (UTC)
If an sysop user adds the CSS code pre { overflow: auto; } to MediaWiki:Common.css, then the source code boxes should have horizontal scroll bars, like the ones at w:c:NetHack:Hacklib.c have. Meanwhile I have tried to narrow the lines at w:c:DotNet:Samples. --Kernigh 03:06, 7 March 2007 (UTC)
It can be done in the article, using: <pre style="overflow:auto"> content </pre>. Look, the code in the same line (just as example)
using System; using System.IO; public class SampleIOMain { static void Main() { const string fileName = @"C:\wikiaSampleIOFile.txt"; bool appendContent = File.Exists(fileName); using (StreamWriter writer = new StreamWriter(fileName, appendContent)) { writer.WriteLine("File Text Line One"); writer.WriteLine("File Text Line Two"); } } }
--Ciencia Al Poder ¿Algo que decir? 15:40, 9 March 2007 (UTC)
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