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LinkMan is a simple HTML Open Source project to help explain Open Source. It also provides a ready-made HTML page for the user to tinker with - to learn basic HTML. Lastly, it also provides this functionality: it helps the user organize their computer files or resources such as links, files, and bookmarks. Construction of LinkMan page: > Very simple structure with an 'index' portion followed by content paragraphs. > The entries at the top (the index) should be kept in alphabetical order for easy readability. > On-page links in the index send the reader to a selected paragraphs below. To edit, just get a local copy of the LinkMan html page and click "view source", and copy that source into a simple text editor (like "notepad"). You can add lines to the index at the top of the page - or add more paragraphs in the lower section. Again, keep the top (index) portion in alphabetical order. The lower section (paragraphs) should probably remain in alpha order, for easy maintenance. You can easily make more index lines by just edit/copying an existing line - and by then changing the value just after the # sign in the HREF tag. That value is a marker that tells your browser where to bounce to in the below paragraphs...so, your new index line should have a unique link tag to identify your new content paragraph in the lower (paragraph) section of the html page. To make the new content paragraph (in lower section of page), just edit/copy one of the existing paragraphs and paste into the proper spot amongst existing paragraphs - and change the tag in that newly added paragraph to match what you chose for the tag name in the upper/index statement. Now that the content paragraph is "linkable", you'll also want to improve the actual content of that paragraph so that it links to whatever resource you'd like to point to. You can tailor the <a> HREF in that lower (newly added) paragraph to connect to your selected resource. Some examples: > you could remove the <a> through </a> tag entirely if you just wanted a textual comment to show up down in your comment paragraph; > you could put a web reference (like http://google.com) in that <a> HREF if you wanted a link which would take you to a specific web page; > you could put the address of a local file (a file that lives on your computer) in that content paragraph HREF if you want to link to that file; Regarding that last example - here are some notes on how to do that: To help you with links to files that are resident on your local computer: a) get the full path to the file on your local system. It will look something like this: C:\Users\Fritz\Documents\LinkMan_text.txt b) then, put this term in front (on left side) of that path info, and change all backward slashes to forward within that path: file:/// c) the string now looks something like this: file:///C:/Users/Fritz/Documents/LinkMan_text.txt d) the html (to make the link usable) within your paragraph should then look like this: <p><a href="file:///C:/Users/Fritz/Documents/LinkMan_text.txt"</a>File Resident on My Computer</p> Good luck - and have fun!
Source: README.txt, updated 2013-06-17