Archive:Special:Ask 1.0


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This documentation page applies to all SMW versions from 1.0 to 1.4.2.
Other versions: 1.5.2 – – 1.5.1      

Special page "Ask" en 1.0 1.4.2

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The ask special page, which can be found at Special:Ask, provides an interface that assists you with creating and executing semantic queries. It has 2 textfields. The first one, titled 'Query' is for selecting pages. The second one, titled 'Additional data to display', makes the querying additional data possible. You can then run the query by hitting the 'find results' button in the lower left corner of the page, after which the results will be shown.

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