To attach a pdf, doc, odt, docx, or txt file to an Article, click the Article Options menu on the top of the Article (the right-most green button) and select Attachments. From here you can either upload a new file, or search for attachments from other articles. 

Uploading a New File

To upload a new attachment:

  1. Click "Upload new file"
  2. Under "Description" give the file a brief description
  3. Under "File or zip archive" click "Choose File"
  4. Locate the file you would like to attach
  5. Click "Upload file"
  6. Once the file is uploaded, locate it on the left side of the page, and copy the Markdown tag for the attachment (e.g. "[attachment:36]")
  7. From the Article Options menu, click "Edit"
  8. In the editor, paste the markdown tag for the Attachment where you would like it to live in your Article
  9. Save your changes.

The name of the Attachment will now display in your Article, where you inserted it. Clicking that Attachment name will prompt a download of that file. 

Searching for an Attachment from Another Article

To use an Attachment from another Article:

  1. Click "Search and add file"
  2. Type your search term in the text box and click the search button
  3. From the list of search results, identify your desired Attachment and click "Add to article"
  4. Once the file is added, locate it on the left side of the page, and copy the Markdown tag for the attachment (e.g. "[attachment:36]")
  5. From the Article Options menu, click "Edit"
  6. In the editor, paste the markdown tag for the Attachment where you would like it to live in your Article
  7. Save your changes.

The name of the Attachment will now display in your Article, where you inserted it. Clicking that Attachment name will prompt a download of that file. 

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