Wiki: IconsPage

matthew.east.ubuntu at matthew.east.ubuntu at
Sun Jun 26 23:51:00 UTC 2005

Hi Daniel, 

Daniel Robitaille writes: 

> I was looking at the IconsPage last night on the wiki:
> The problem is that the 47 icons on that page were not migrated during the 
> wiki switch.  So I can manually grab them from the old wiki backup and 
> upload to that page as attachments (I have done one as a test: 
> IconUbuntu.png); it's a boring job, but easily doable. Then it seems I 
> have to change the markup code from: 
> to
> attachment:IconUbuntu.png 
> to get it to display on the wiki page (once again did one as a test)    So 
> that's fine.  But is there any way to access that specific icon (i.e 
> attachement) from another page on the Wiki? Or attachements are limited to 
> the page they are attached to?   Since the whole point of that page was 
> originally to have a centralized location for all posible icons in the 
> Wiki, easily insertable by using the proper URL in any page, by have to 
> access the attachment pages only from the specific wiki page tends to 
> defeat that original purpose for that page. 
> Unless there is a way to create a wiki page that contains only the png, 
> then we could keep the original moinmoin systax 
> ( to display the png in the wiki 
> page.

This problem is pretty well known, Henrik is working on it, and we will be 
working on fixing the links soon (job for wiki team? ;). Currently our idea 
is to have all Icons in and all screenshots and 
other images, which are more likely to be page specific, as attachments on 
the relevant page. 


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