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I presume you are Monte Durham Tomerlin (1949-). Your details are on a category page; I suggest you move them to a page with your name at the top (following that link). I can do it if you prefer.
Robin Patterson 19:27, 23 January 2007 (UTC)
Response and questions
Yes I am Monte Durham Tomerlin and this is my first attempt to post to any Wiki. I apologize for my mistake. After reading online about Wiki for a couple of days, I find it not very intuitive. Do you have any suggestions on how I can best educate myself of using Wikis? And yes, would you please fix my mistake. I wouldn't have any idea how to do that yet. And thanks for your help.
Robin - I don't know if this is the way to reply. I searched for another but alas. I did go back and fix the issue you raised. I have created my father as: Henry Martin Tomerlin (1924-?) and I want to change him to: Henry Martin Tomerlin (1924- ) because he has not died. But when I remove the blank for his death, it no longer links up with him. I have to out the ? back for the link to work. How do you edit a name after it has been created and still maintain the linkage.
Mdtomerlin 4:39PM CST, 23 January 2007
Sorry I didn't come back sooner!
To change the name of a page, use the "Move" button. It offers you a box with the current name, which you can edit (by removing the "?", for example). If there's a Talk page too, that moves automatically with it (usually). Must dash, but will try to write more at home. Robin Patterson 06:44, 24 January 2007 (UTC)
MDT, you've made great strides for someone new to wikis.
I removed your first "me" page because you seem to have put it all on the proper page.
Have a look at the changes I made to Moses - http://genealogy.wikia.com/index.php?title=Moses_Tomerlin_%281740-1815%29&action=history - some of your other people could have similar improvements giving more or better linkages.
Now that you've got into the swing of things, you may pause and use some of our procedural Talk pages to tell us what's difficult to follow.
Robin Patterson 19:40, 24 January 2007 (UTC)