How to add or edit a howto card
This shows how to use Visual Studio Code to write a howto-card:
Step 0: Update your local copy of your fork
Please update your fork first, by View > Command Palette and searching for ‘Git: Fetch from all remotes’.
Step 1: Create a new Branch
For each how-to card, it is strongly recommended to create a new branch.
click on: (on the bottom left)
create new branch from...
add a name of the branch (e.g., name of the how-to card) and press Enter
the new branch is created as can be seen on the bottom left of the screen
Step 2: Create a new folder
To create a new folder, browse to
Then, select the
Click on new folder (the name of the folder should be the name of the howto card). Please only use lowercase letters.
Step 3: Create a new file
New file. Name the file the same as the folder using lowercase letters linked by dashes
Step 4: Write the procedure in Markdown
If you need more details on how to do this, refer to the corresponding howto-card.
Step 5: Commit your changes
on the left side click on:
below changes click on:
add a message (description of your changes) and click “commit”
Step 6: Push to git-r3lab
When you push your procedure for the first time click on the cloud icon:
- Choose origin/”your gitlab user name”
Open git-r3lab: https://git-r3lab.uni.lu/
- To synchronize changes: