Wanted Extensions

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Cite

This enables automatic links to footnote citations in a wikipedia article style. There may not be widespread need for this, but the article on robustness shows an example of a manual workaround which would be tedious to do very often. http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Cite Mfoxwell 03:51, 2 May 2012 (CDT)

Polling

To be able to solicit ideas and priorities from Working Groups. Something similar to this.
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:AJAX_Poll
<poll> Do you like this poll ? Yes, it is awesome. Yes. No, I do not like polls. </poll> Phusewiki 09:31, 8 December 2011 (CST)

Syntax Highlighting

But the extension allows to highlight for example SAS code and also puts colors in the syntax. You can easily use that with the tags <syntaxhighlight lang="sas"> ... </syntaxhighlight> . For more description see http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:SyntaxHighlight_GeSHi

Installed 08DEC2011 Phusewiki 15:51, 8 December 2011 (CST)

New Page List Only

The "NewPagesListTitlesOnly" (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:NewPagesListTitlesOnly) extension also looks nice. We could use this to list the most recent pages on our main page.

Installed, doesn't seem to be working Phusewiki 14:25, 19 December 2011 (CST)

Contribution Scores

The "Contribution Scores" (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Contribution_Scores) extension would also give nice info on our start page. Installed. Phusewiki 14:29, 19 December 2011 (CST)

Mathematical Formulae

For the statistics and pharmacokinetics stream it would be useful to have either the <math> </math> tag for TeX support or the alternative wiki Math template (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Math for details).

Papers in this stream have to describe the statistical problem which the software solves and often need to display formulae.
<math>\text {abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzàáâãäåæçčďèéěêëìíîïňñòóôõöřšť÷øùúůûüýÿž}</math>

<math>
 \operatorname{erfc}(x) =
 \frac{2}{\sqrt{\pi}} \int_x^{\infty} e^{-t^2}\,dt =
 \frac{e^{-x^2}}{x\sqrt{\pi}}\sum_{n=0}^\infty (-1)^n \frac{(2n)!}{n!(2x)^{2n}}
</math>


Installed and working. DanBoisvert 14:06, 1 May 2012 (CDT)

Discussion threads

the extension DiscussionThreading sets the discussion page up like threads. It automatically adds the signature to each discussion entry.
Installed DanBoisvert 10:47, 28 March 2012 (CDT)

Breadcrumbs

Add some functionality so that you can navigate backwards from where you came. DanBoisvert 08:31, 28 March 2012 (CDT)
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:JSBreadCrumbs

Added by DanBoisvert 08:58, 28 March 2012 (CDT) and it's awesome.