Extension:Figures

MediaWiki extensions manual
Figures
Release status: beta
Implementation Parser function
Description Allows to define figures and refer them elsewhere in the wiki
Author(s) Nischay Nahata (Nischayn22talk)
Latest version 0.0.0
MediaWiki 1.29+
PHP 5.5+
Database changes No
License MIT License
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The Figures extension allows to define figures and refer them elsewhere in the wiki. Figures can be images, tables or other kinds of media.

It is also a dependency for the DocBookExport extension.

Installation

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  • Download and move the extracted Figures folder to your extensions/ directory.
    Developers and code contributors should install the extension from Git instead, using:cd extensions/
    git clone https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/mediawiki/extensions/Figures
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    wfLoadExtension( 'Figures' );
    
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Usage

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To create a figure define it using the figure parser function. See examples below:

{{#figure: |label=Figure 1.2 |content=[[File:wiki.png]] }}

To refer to the figure elsewhere in the wiki use:

{{#xref: |page=Main Page |label=Figure 1.2 }}

The xref parser function will create an anchor tag which takes you to the figure on clicking.

Credits

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This extension has been written by Nischay Nahata for wikiworks.com

Development and Help

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Please contact wikiworks.com for consulting on further developments, feature requests or bug fixes on this extension.