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The Missing Manual

Part I – Editing and Creating Articles

Part II – Collaborating with Other Editors

Part III – Formatting and Illustrating Articles

Part IV – Building a Stronger Encyclopedia

Part V – Customizing Wikipedia

Part VI – Appendices

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