Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki

Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki makes creating wiki pages from a Word document easy.

Instructions

Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki adds a MediaWiki option to the Save As dialog within Microsoft Word. To save a document as MediaWiki choose Save As from the Word File menu, select the new MediaWiki option from the type dropdown below the filename and then click Save. The original document will be unchanged.

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Once you have a MediaWiki text file the content can be added to any wiki that supports the MediaWiki format, e.g. Wikipedia

Features

Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki supports the following features:
  • Basic text formatting
    • Bold
    • Italics
    • Headings
  • Lists
    • Bullet point lists
    • Numbered lists
  • Images
  • Hyperlinks
  • Tables

Installation

Simply run the MicrosoftOfficeWordAddinForMediaWiki.msi included in the download and step through the install wizard.

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Requirements

Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki supports Microsoft Office 2007 SP2, Microsoft Office 2010 and above.

If you have Microsoft Office 2007 and are unsure whether SP2 has been installed on your computer follow these steps:
  1. Open Microsoft Word
  2. Click the Office button at the top left of the application
  3. Click the Word Options button
  4. Click Resources on the left panel
  5. The installed version of Word, displayed below the About button, should hopefully include SP2 MSO (or above) in its version number.

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Source Code Requirements

Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki is built with .NET. If you wish to modify the source code you will need Visual Studio 2008 and above.

License

Unless specified otherwise in the file header, the Microsoft Office Word Add-in For MediaWiki source code is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

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Last edited Nov 9, 2010 at 1:28 AM by JamesNK, version 5