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Using this platform effectively

There are various small features integrated in this website which allow you to use it more effectively.

This site supports multiple navigation schemes:

Hierarchical browsing

The pages are structured hierarchically similiar to a file-system directory structure:

 - Homepage
   |- HICDEP versions
   |  \- Tables
   |    \- Fields
    \- General information

You can browse this structure by viewing the Index which is linked to on the top-right under the navigation bar of this website.

Tag-based browsing

Every page (where applicable) is "tagged" with the following information:

  • The HICDEP version which it describes (e.g. Hicdep_1.30)
  • The type of the page (e.g. Field)
  • The name of the table, if the page describes a table or a field. (e.g. tblAE)
  • The name of the field, if the page describes a field. (e.g. APPROV_D)
  • whether or not there are QA checks available for the item (e.g. hasQa)

An example:

The wiki page for the field APPROV_D of the table tblAE in HICDEP 1.30 has the following tags:

Hicdep_1.30 field tblAE APPROV_D hasQa

With this in mind, you can retrieve a list all fields without QA checks in HICDEP version 1.30 simply searching for articles tagged `field -hasQa Hicdep_1.30`

Timeline-based browsing

You can view earlier revisions of a page by clicking the link labelled "History" on the top-right of the corresponding page. For example, view this article's history. This can e.g. tell you when a provisional ATC code for a certain drug was replaced by the official code.

Finally, you can always simply search the full-text of all articles on this platform by surfing the search page.

If you are using Firefox, you can also install HICDEP's search engine:

Using Firefox' search for HICDEP

Notes to draft editors

Wiki Basics

If you are new to this wiki software, you might find the following resources helpful:

  • WikiFormatting -- Wiki Syntax Cheatsheet and explanations
  • TracGuide -- Built-in Documentation of the Trac software.

You can play around safely in the Sandbox to get accustomed to the wiki features.

Page templates

When creating a new wiki page for a HICDEP table or field, you may select one of the provided PageTemplates/HicdepTable or PageTemplates/HicdepField templates.

CSV data

Often you want to include a table with contents of a CSV file in your wiki pages. Instead of manually editing each line to match the wiki's table syntax, you may simply do the following:

<copy-paste the content of your CSV file here>

An example:

"Code (Extended ATC Codes)";"Anti-Retroviral Drugs"
"J05A";"ART unspecified"

will be displayed as:

Code (Extended ATC Codes)Anti-Retroviral Drugs
J05AART unspecified
describe CSV processor's download capabilities

SQL highlighting

You may enable highlighting for SQL-statements as follows:

SELECT fieldA, fieldB
FROM tableX

This will display as follows:

SELECT fieldA, fieldB
FROM tableX

If you have questions, feature requests, suggestions or criticism regarding this online platform do not hesitate to contact us via email!

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