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Welcome to the Technical Assistance reading room. Get assistance on questions related to MediaWiki markup, CSS, JavaScript, and such as they relate to Wikibooks. This is not a general-purpose technical support room.

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Renaming Book PagesEdit

How do I rename a Book Page? When I change the name of the Book Page, it seems that the link to the old page is broken and I have copy the old content to the new page that was created as a result of renaming. TIA!

--Rjbfigueroa (discusscontribs)

@Rjbfigueroa: Can you give an example of a page you wanted to move, and where you wanted to move it to, so we can see what happened?

Fwiw, here's how to move a page, if you're using Vector skin (in the desktop interface, rather than the mobile one): View the page you want to move (not its talk page). There should be a control bar at the top of the browser, and way over on the far right of it there should be a dropdown menu. The only option on that menu should be either "rename" or "move"; use that. --Pi zero (discusscontribs)

Review of pending changesEdit

Currently, at the top of Oberon, is a banner notifying "There are 7 pending changes awaiting review." Administrative authority is required to complete that review; correct? Should I or another person working on Oberon apply for the required status? Wait patiently for an administrator? Thanks, ... PeterEasthope (discusscontribs) 17:31, 3 September 2019 (UTC)

@PeterEasthope: It doesn't require an admin: there are others who can review edits. I've accepted these changes. —Justin (koavf)TCM 17:44, 3 September 2019 (UTC)
@PeterEasthope: You are a reviewer, since automatically promoted in 2017. --Pi zero (discusscontribs) 20:03, 3 September 2019 (UTC)