How to Use wikiHow's Relateds Adder Tool

Two Parts:Set upDeciphering

Although some articles have Related wikiHows linked to them, others don't. This app will help you apply some others to these others that don't. This article will help you to use this tool correctly.

Part 1
Set up

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    Download and install the app on your PC. Use this page to download and install the app.
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    Open the program. It should be located in your Windows PC Start menu under "SudoKing" as "wikiHow Relateds Adder".
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    Wait for the sign-in screen to arrive.
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    Use your wikiHow credentials to sign into the app/software. Since the app currently has no way to sign-in using the Facebook sign-in method (as most places on wikiHow do), you'll need to type your "FB" name that was assigned to you, unless you had it changed by Anna.
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    Click the Login button to login to the app.
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    Learn what types of Related wikiHows are appropriate to add.
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    Look at the article title in the upper left-hand corner of the app. Try to decipher what the article title may mean. If you don't understand the title, do some research on the Internet.
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    Determine if the article listing of possibilities the app displays, match the article title.

Part 2
Deciphering

Method One: Yes, Long List of Possibles Already

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    Click the empty checkbox to the left of the item.
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      If all items meet the specifications, you may check the "Tick All" box at the right side of the app/software.
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    Click the "Publish" button, when finished.

Method Two: Yes, But Searching May be Necessary

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    Click whatever options may meet the specifications.
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    Click the Search button from the top left corner of the app.
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    Click the Yes box, when a dialog pops up, asking whether or not you want to keep the items you have previously selected, checked.
    • Click no, if you decided these really aren't the right ones.
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    Type a search term into the box in the dialog box that displays near the top left corner of the app/software's screen.
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    Click the "Go" button.
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    Click the empty checkbox to the left of the item.
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      If all items meet the specifications, you may check the "Tick All" box at the right side of the app/software.
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    Click the "Publish" button, when finished.

Method Three: No. Search Required

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    Click the Search button from the top left corner of the app.
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    Click the Yes box, when a dialog pops up, asking whether or not you want to keep the items you have previously selected, checked.
    • Click no, if you decided these really aren't the right ones.
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    Type a search term into the box in the dialog box that displays near the top left corner of the app/software's screen.
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    Click the "Go" button.
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    Click the empty checkbox to the left of the item.
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      If all items meet the specifications, you may check the "Tick All" box at the right side of the app/software.
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    Click the "Publish" button, when finished.

Method Four: Title Not Well Understood

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    Click the "Skip" button which is located underneath the title on the app.

Tips

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    The app also has a feature of which you can see who leads the leaderboards. Click the "Leaderboard" button in the lower left-hand corner of the screen.
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      As you complete articles, you'll raise in level. Each level is increasingly more difficult-not only do you have to do what you started off doing, but you'll get a few additional totals to do. See if you can beat anyone else on the list.
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    You can also view the full article in your web browser. Click the "View Article" button in the lower left-hand corner of the app.
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    The software also shows the total number of dead end articles that you've done, right next to the Publish button on the app/software screen.
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    If you work better with a little light background music, there's a setting to turn that feature on.

Warnings

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    Sometimes, after searching, no articles will be found that you can associate to the article needing the related wikiHows. Go back and search again, or skip the article.
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      Don't let this get confused with the setting that will automatically skip articles that have few suggestions.
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    Sometimes, the app shows the article, along with categories for the article. Never select the category listings "articles".
  • If you ever run into bugs/problems with the app, wikiHow asks that you contact SudoKing instead, as it is not managed by wikiHow itself.

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