User talk:Darkyelf

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Thanks for joining in, Darkyelf, with extra info at Diseases of Golarion‎: very useful. --Fleanetha (talk) 08:47, 28 March 2020 (UTC)


Hello Darkyelf,

Best place to start learning about references and citing sources is here: Help:Citing sources. To your specific question, 'ref name' is used to give a shorthand for a particular citation so that it can be used somewhere else on the page without having to type a full reference again and also to collate all such references into one line item in the References section to keep things simple. The ref name can be anything but we tend to go for something meaningful that other editors can quickly understand, so a code for the book and the page number. Let me know if you need more. --Fleanetha (talk) 22:27, 4 October 2020 (UTC)

Thank you :) I think I understood now.--Darkyelf (talk) 18:38, 5 October 2020 (UTC)
You definitely do - Thragandor was correct. I made a tweak though to standardise: while strictly not necessary (what you had done worked), we tend to type second and subsequent references in a shorthand form - you'll see what I did if you look at my edit. To do that will make your edits consistent with the rest of the wiki. Thanks. --Fleanetha (talk) 09:36, 8 October 2020 (UTC)
Great thank you! I will take this into account in my future work on this portal.-Darkyelf (talk) 10:24, 8 October 2020 (UTC)