How to handle files (uploading and using files)

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Description This page explains the basic handling on how to upload files to dermoscopedia and how to insert them into pages.
Author(s) Ralph P. Braun · Karsten Hoffmeyer · Ashfaq A. Marghoob
Responsible author Karsten Hoffmeyer→ send e-mail
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Status update September 15, 2017
Status by Ralph P. Braun


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Introduction[edit]

We recommend that you rename your images with a unique file name: "chapter 12_3_4 figure 3.jpg" or "dermatofibroma fig 3.jpg", etc.

Adding images to dermoscopedia is a 2 step process:

  1. Upload the images to the dermoscopedia file server
  2. Inserting the file from the server into the text



→ download instructions

Uploading a file[edit]

Click on either one of these buttons:

Locations of the upload forms


You now have 2 choices:

→ for all figures, illustrations and dermoscopic images
→ for all dermoscopy images which should be transferred to the ISIC archive


We recommend the upload to dermoscopedia and the ISIC archive (second option).

Steps to take
  • Choose a unique descriptive name for your files
  • Click on the "Upload" button and upload the file from your computer
  • Wait until the file has been uploaded to the wiki.
  • Add information so files will be searchable
  • Click on "Save page" at the very bottom.
  • Done!


View of the upload form

Inserting a file[edit]

You can insert an image (file) in the following way:

View of the upload form
Steps to take
  • Browse to the page to which you would like to add the image.
  • Click on the "Embedded files" button in the edit menu at the top of the text field.
  • Add name of the file you uploaded in Step 1 including the file extension, e.g. ".png" (mandatory)
  • Add a text for the caption. (optional)
  • Add information to the fields of size, alignment and format (optional).
  • Click on the "Insert" button.
  • Done!


In order to find your file incluing the file name: