In the Domino 6 & 7 forums, we're always redirecting newbies back to existing questions. It would be cool to have a repository for routines with some sort of structure.
Example of structure....
- To Microsoft Excel
- To Lotus 1-2-3
- To MS Word via ...
Answers posted in the forums can be great candidates for wiki articles. Make it easy to
create wiki articles from answered forum posts. For example, provide a button in the forum post that
opens a new wiki article in the corresponding wiki.
When someone posts a question in the forum, search the corresponding product wikis for related articles that might answer it. Suggest links right as the forum post is created.
Part of the value of a redbook has always been the organization and flow of the material. The team writing the redbook would know the content they needed to produce and would provide an organization structure for how they would proceed through the material.
If there's a Lotus Domino ...
A quick glace through wiki pages containing example code (example) proves a systemic usability problem.
The wikis should recognize code (through a code tag? through any <pre> tag where the contents start with a less-than character?) and automatically convert/highlight the code.
Syntax highlighters are usually done via ...
I noticed that since the upgrade to 852 the xpages wiki application does no longer support wiki markup in rich text.
what is a wiki application worth when it does not support wiki markup???
problem reported here also:
I read the Lotus Wiki's and completely forget that I am entitled to make my own contributions there. Help Lotus encourage participation and expert posts by community members by putting a large, friendly, "Contribute Now!" button at the top of every page. It can say "Post your own article" or something of that ...
I have lost track of how many Lotus Wiki solutions are now out there, but it seems like there are quite a few. I can appreciate that we need to have separate wiki implimentations for Lotus Connections, Lotus Notes etc, but why do we need to have completely different markup ...
Framework/template for a wiki article (possibly one for tips, one for problem/solution, etc.) to encourage contributions
We in the roundtable came up with a way to help promote content in wiki's. Templates. new idea for notes people. Templates, faq's and wizards. Formating tools to help choose the right format for articles, faq's, wiki entries, questions, procedures, etc. This would help people who are not writers create content. ...
Add the Facebook Like (iFrame-version) to Wiki Post footers to allow readers to click-to-share useful articles and help promote contributions beyond the typical reach of the "yellow bubble".
Create language-specific product support wikis off of the main (English) wikis and let the native language communities grow the content. The wikis should be 'seeded' with the most basic outline already provided in the native language and then customers, consumers and interested IBM/Lotus sales, support and development personnel can translate existing content into there, write ...
A new wiki has been set up to help people plan and have fun around Lotusphere.
It won't work if you don't go play. Everyone gets to be an editor!
Go make good things happen, people. I set it up, but I've totally opened ...
A customer posted a feedback comment stating that the "Using ESM in a cluster" documentation is confusing unless you have a comprehensive understanding of TAM. After speaking with the ESM and Cluster developers, it was decided that this is too complex to describe in the InfoCenter and would be best ...
I've been in SL for years now and have attended LS in the virtual site IBM/lotus had for LS. Across the street. They had, I just found out that IBM has all but pulled out of SL, a office building that housed product information and redbooks. All the land is ...