add profiles documentation
authorkairo@kairo.at
Sat, 23 May 2009 12:30:13 +0000
changeset 322 49fed0294cee
parent 321 d8bdbaebd3b7
child 323 dd346626b12a
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push dateTue, 07 Apr 2015 21:00:21 +0000
add profiles documentation
lib/sitemap.xml
src/doc/1.1/index.en.html
src/doc/1.1/profiles.en.html
src/doc/2.0/index.en.html
src/doc/2.0/profiles.en.html
src/doc/index.en.html
--- a/lib/sitemap.xml
+++ b/lib/sitemap.xml
@@ -343,21 +343,23 @@ http://www.damowmow.com/portal/ (use the
   <page url="start/" title="Start Page" id="start" hide="true" />
 
   <page url="community" title="Community &amp;amp; Support" id="community" />
 
   <page url="doc/" title="Documentation &amp;amp; Help" id="doc">
     <page url="doc/features" title="Features" id="features" />
     <page url="doc/1.1/" title="SeaMonkey 1.1 Documentation" id="doc-1.1">
       <page url="doc/1.1/screenshots" title="Screenshots" id="screenshots-1.1" />
+      <page url="doc/1.1/profiles" title="Profiles" id="profiles-1.1" />
     </page>
     <page url="doc/2.0/" title="SeaMonkey 2 Documentation" id="doc-2.0">
+      <page url="doc/2.0/screenshots" title="Screenshots" id="screenshots-2.0" />
       <page url="doc/2.0/system-requirements" title="System Requirements" id="system-requirements-2.0" />
       <page url="doc/2.0/install-and-uninstall" title="Installation and Uninstallation" id="install-uninstall-2.0" />
-      <page url="doc/2.0/screenshots" title="Screenshots" id="screenshots-2.0" />
+      <page url="doc/2.0/profiles" title="Profiles" id="profiles-2.0" />
       <page url="doc/2.0/geolocation" title="Geolocation" id="geolocation-2.0" />
     </page>
   </page>
 
   <page url="https://addons.mozilla.org/seamonkey/" title="Add-Ons" id="addons" />
 
   <page url="http://www.cafepress.com/SeaMonkeySuite" title="SeaMonkey Shop" id="shop" />
 
--- a/src/doc/1.1/index.en.html
+++ b/src/doc/1.1/index.en.html
@@ -20,13 +20,14 @@
 <p>
 The SeaMonkey 1.1 Documentation section needs your help! If you can help
 writing up articles we should feature here, please contact
 <a href="mailto:seamonkey-council@mozilla.org">the SeaMonkey Council</a>.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 Currently, this section features only a <a href="screenshots">screenshots
-page</a> for the stable SeaMonkey 1.1 series.
+page</a> and <a href="profiles">profiles documentation</a> for the stable
+SeaMonkey 1.1 series.
 </p>
 
 </body>
 </html>
new file mode 100644
--- /dev/null
+++ b/src/doc/1.1/profiles.en.html
@@ -0,0 +1,102 @@
+<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
+<html lang="en">
+<head>
+
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en">
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css">
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Script-Type" content="text/javascript">
+
+<link rel="maintainer" title="Robert Kaiser" href="mailto:kairo@kairo.at">
+<link rel="top" href="../../" title="SeaMonkey Project">
+<link rel="up" href="./" title=">SeaMonkey 1.1 Documentation">
+
+<title>Profiles</title>
+</head>
+<body>
+
+<h1>Profiles</h1>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+SeaMonkey saves your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords, mail
+and news messages, and user preferences in a set of files called your
+<strong>profile</strong>, which is stored in a separate location from the
+SeaMonkey program files.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+<ul class="toc">
+  <li><a href="#intro">What is a profile?</a></li>
+  <li><a href="#location">How to find your profile</a></li>
+  <li><a href="#manage">Making changes to your profile</a></li>
+</ul>
+
+<h2 id="intro">What is a profile?</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+Any changes you make while using SeaMonkey are stored in files so that they
+can be used the next time you run SeaMonkey. These changes can be obvious, like
+your home page, mail and news messages, or changes you've made to the toolbar,
+but also include things like your history, what sites you've visited, which
+messages you have read, and text you've entered into forms like search fields.
+They're all stored in the same location, called a profile folder.
+</p>
+
+<p>
+These files are kept separately from the program files that SeaMonkey uses
+to run, which don't change. This means that you can uninstall SeaMonkey without
+losing your settings, and that if something goes wrong with an update your
+information will still be there. It also means you don't have to reinstall
+SeaMonkey in order to clear your information, or troubleshoot a problem.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+<h2 id="location">How to find your profile</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+Each profile is stored on your hard drive in a profile folder, which is
+located in one of the following locations depending on your operating system:
+</p>
+
+<table style="font-size: small;" border="1" cellspacing="0">
+  <tbody><tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-win.png" alt=""> Windows 95, 98, ME (without log-in)</td>
+    <td><tt class="filename">C:\Windows\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\<var>&lt;Profile Name&gt;</var>\<var>&lt;random string&gt;</var>.slt\</tt></td>
+  </tr>
+  <tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-win.png" alt=""> Windows 95, 98, ME with log-in</td>
+    <td><tt class="filename">C:\Windows\Profiles\<var>&lt;UserName&gt;</var>\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\<var>&lt;Profile Name&gt;</var>\<var>&lt;random string&gt;</var>.slt\</tt></td>
+  </tr>
+  <tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-win.png" alt=""> Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003</td>
+    <td><tt class="filename">C:\Documents and Settings\<var>&lt;UserName&gt;</var>\Application Data\Mozilla\Profiles\<var>&lt;Profile Name&gt;</var>\<var>&lt;random string&gt;</var>.slt\</tt></td>
+  </tr>
+  <tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-osx-uni.png" alt=""> Mac&nbsp;OS&nbsp;X</td>
+    <td><tt class="filename">~/Library/Mozilla/Profiles/<var>&lt;Profile Name&gt;</var>/<var>&lt;random string&gt;</var>.slt/</tt></td>
+  </tr>
+  <tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-tux.png" alt=""> Linux and Unix systems</td>
+    <td><tt class="filename">~/.mozilla/<var>&lt;Profile Name&gt;</var>/<var>&lt;random string&gt;</var>.slt/</tt></td>
+  </tr></tbody>
+</table>
+
+<p class="note">
+Those are the typical locations used by SeaMonkey 1.x. When managing profiles,
+you can manually select different locations.
+<br>SeaMonkey 2 does not share this location of the profile folder and uses
+data from an <a href="../2.0/profiles">independent location</a>.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+<h2 id="manage">Making changes to your profile</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+See SeaMonkey's integrated help system (available by opening the <tt>Help</tt>
+menu and selecting <tt>Help Contents</tt> or by pressing the F1 key) for
+detailed explanations of how to create, manage and delete profiles.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+</body>
+</html>
--- a/src/doc/2.0/index.en.html
+++ b/src/doc/2.0/index.en.html
@@ -19,17 +19,24 @@
 
 <p>
 The SeaMonkey 2 Documentation section needs your help! If you can help
 writing up articles we should feature here, please contact
 <a href="mailto:seamonkey-council@mozilla.org">the SeaMonkey Council</a>.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-Currently, this section features information about
-<a href="system-requirements">system requirements</a> as well as
-<a href="install-and-uninstall">installation and uninstallation</a> and
-<a href="screenshots">screenshots</a> of SeaMonkey 2, which is only available
-in tester preview versions at the moment.
+Currently featured information about SeaMonkey 2 in this section:
+</p>
+<ul>
+  <li><a href="screenshots">Screenshots</a></li>
+  <li><a href="system-requirements">System requirements</a></li>
+  <li><a href="install-and-uninstall">Installation and uninstallation</a></li>
+  <li><a href="profiles">Profiles</a></li>
+  <li><a href="geolocation">Geolocation</a></li>
+</ul>
+
+<p class="note">
+SeaMonkey 2 is only available in tester preview versions at the moment.
 </p>
 
 </body>
 </html>
new file mode 100644
--- /dev/null
+++ b/src/doc/2.0/profiles.en.html
@@ -0,0 +1,98 @@
+<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
+<html lang="en">
+<head>
+
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="en">
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css">
+<meta http-equiv="Content-Script-Type" content="text/javascript">
+
+<link rel="maintainer" title="Robert Kaiser" href="mailto:kairo@kairo.at">
+<link rel="top" href="../../" title="SeaMonkey Project">
+<link rel="up" href="./" title=">SeaMonkey 2 Documentation">
+
+<title>Profiles</title>
+</head>
+<body>
+
+<h1>Profiles</h1>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+SeaMonkey saves your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords, mail
+and news messages, installed add-ons and user preferences in a set of files
+called your <strong>profile</strong>, which is stored in a separate location
+from the SeaMonkey program files.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+<ul class="toc">
+  <li><a href="#intro">What is a profile?</a></li>
+  <li><a href="#location">How to find your profile</a></li>
+  <li><a href="#manage">Making changes to your profile</a></li>
+</ul>
+
+<h2 id="intro">What is a profile?</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+Any changes you make while using SeaMonkey are stored in files so that they
+can be used the next time you run SeaMonkey. These changes can be obvious, like
+your home page, mail and news messages, or changes you've made to the toolbar,
+but also include things like your history, what sites you've visited, which
+messages you have read, and text you've entered into forms like search fields.
+They're all stored in the same location, called a profile folder.
+</p>
+
+<p>
+These files are kept separately from the program files that SeaMonkey uses
+to run, which don't change. This means that you can uninstall SeaMonkey without
+losing your settings, and that if something goes wrong with an update your
+information will still be there. It also means you don't have to reinstall
+SeaMonkey in order to clear your information, or troubleshoot a problem.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+<h2 id="location">How to find your profile</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+Each profile is stored on your hard drive in a profile folder, which is
+located in one of the following locations depending on your operating system:
+</p>
+
+<table style="font-size: small;" border="1" cellspacing="0">
+  <tbody><tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-win.png" alt=""> Windows Vista</td>
+    <td>Users\&lt;UserName&gt;\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\SeaMonkey</td>
+  </tr>
+  <tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-win.png" alt=""> Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003</td>
+    <td>Documents and Settings\&lt;UserName&gt;\Application Data\Mozilla\SeaMonkey</td>
+  </tr>
+  <tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-osx-uni.png" alt=""> Mac&nbsp;OS&nbsp;X</td>
+    <td>~/Library/Application Support/SeaMonkey</td>
+  </tr>
+  <tr>
+    <td><img src="/images/ico-tux.png" alt=""> Linux and Unix systems</td>
+    <td>~/.mozilla/seamonkey</td>
+  </tr></tbody>
+</table>
+
+<p class="note">
+Those are the typical locations used by SeaMonkey 2. When managing profiles,
+you can manually select different locations.
+<br>SeaMonkey 1.x does not share this location of the profile folder and uses
+data from an <a href="../1.1/profiles">independent location</a>.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+<h2 id="manage">Making changes to your profile</h2>
+<div class="section">
+<p>
+See SeaMonkey's integrated help system (available by opening the <tt>Help</tt>
+menu and selecting <tt>Help Contents</tt> or by pressing the F1 key) for
+detailed explanations of how to create, manage and delete profiles.
+</p>
+</div>
+
+</body>
+</html>
--- a/src/doc/index.en.html
+++ b/src/doc/index.en.html
@@ -19,21 +19,31 @@
 Help and documentation for SeaMonkey comes in many different forms:
 <br>For users, the <strong>integrated Help in the SeaMonkey suite</strong>
 should be the first place where you search for anything you want to know,
 just <strong>press <code>F1</code></strong> from a running SeaMonkey or click
 the <strong><code>Help Contents</code> item in the <code>Help</code>
 menu</strong>.
 </p>
 
+<ul class="toc">
+  <li><a href="#features">SeaMonkey Features</a></li>
+  <li><a href="1.1">SeaMonkey 1.1 Documentation</a></li>
+  <li><a href="2.0">SeaMonkey 2.0 Documentation</a></li>
+  <li><a href="#community">Community Help</a></li>
+  <li><a href="#other">Other &amp; Older Resources</a></li>
+</ul>
+
 <h2 id="features">SeaMonkey Features</h2>
 
 <p>
 If you are new to SeaMonkey, we have a <a href="features">description of
-SeaMonkey features</a> available here on this website.
+SeaMonkey features</a> as well as <a href="1.1/screenshots">screenshots of our
+release</a> and <a href="2.0/screenshots">development versions</a> available
+here on this website.
 </p>
 
 <h2 id="community">Community Help</h2>
 
 <p>
 The best source for Help with SeaMonkey is the
 <a href="../community">SeaMonkey Community</a>. As we are a volunteer-driven
 open source project, the volunteers in our community are our biggest asset and