How to Filter Your List of Contributions You've Made on wikiHow

Five Methods:Finding the Contributions PageFiltering for Other UsersFiltering By NamespaceFiltering by DateAdjusting How Many Contributions on a Page

If you are looking for a specific type of edit you've made, the filters wikiHow has set up in your list of contributions may make it easier to find that one special contribution. This article can help you set up these filters.

Method 1
Finding the Contributions Page

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    Open up your personalized list of contributions page. It can be found under the "My Profile" tab in the top right hand corner of any wikiHow page.
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    Determine how you'd like to filter them. There are several ways to sort them. By single-namespaces and starting by date (year and/or month segments), for yourself, and there's a bunch of ways to see the contributions others have made using this page.

Method 2
Filtering for Other Users

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    Click the "Show contributions of new accounts only" checkbox. Realize that new users become established users after a short period of time, so your name might not be in that list after a short while, and may in time disappear from that list altogether.
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    Revise the name in the username box below that checkbox/option.
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    Click the "Search" button.

Method 3
Filtering By Namespace

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    Look for and click the drop-down list to the right of the "Namespace " label. This field should be underneath your username's text-entry field.
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    Interpret and locate the type of item you are trying to narrow the search down and click it. Does the name of the page start with wikiHow, or perhaps even User...or maybe it's User_talk. There are a lot of choices. (Main) is just another type of wording for articles that are wikiHow's article-topics.
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    Click the "Search" button to submit the search and filter the list down.

Method 4
Filtering by Date

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    Look for the line labelled "Year" and also contains "Month" to the right of that listing.
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    Click and type into the "Year" box the year you'd like to view your contributions from.
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    Click and select the month from the drop-down box to the right of "Month". To narrow the date down even further, this segment can bring it down a bit from a portion of the year in question.
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    Click the checkbox to the left of "Only show edits that are latest revisions" if you'd only like to show edits where your edit is the most-recent edit (thereby other quick edits after yours would make yours not count).
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    Click the "Search" button to submit the search and filter the list down.

Method 5
Adjusting How Many Contributions on a Page

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    Look for the line labeled "(Latest | Earliest) View (newer 50) (older 50) (20 | 50 | 100 | 250 | 500)."
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    Click the link that corresponds to how many contributions you'd like to view on the list of contributions you've made.
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    Click the link "(older (x))" along with "(newer (x)" (where x represents how many edits you set in your preferences to display to move to older or newer contribution page-lists.)

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