Commit 58a6d8cf authored by Benedict Reuschling's avatar Benedict Reuschling
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Minor textual cleanups, no content additions.

Remove some extra commas, English uses less than German. In one
instance, shorten a "In order to" to a simple "To" (weasel word). In
another instance, change "people" into "participants" as it is more
fitting in that case.
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# Share rooms and make them public
{{% notice warning %}}
The share icon in the upper right corner of each room also provides a link, a QR code and various social networks. The link, however, leads to https://matrix.to/ from where you can access the room via an Element web app from https://element.io. In order to share a room within Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences please use the methode explained in this artice.
The share icon in the upper right corner of each room also provides a link, a QR code and various social networks. The link, however, leads to https://matrix.to/ from where you can access the room via an Element web app from https://element.io. To share a room within Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences please use the method explained in this artice.
{{% /notice %}}
Every room has a so-called room-address, which can be found in the room settings under the sub-menu Advanced. A room address looks like this:
!aen6iekahv8Pi0zohf:matrix.fbi.h-da.de
Because this cryptic address can not be read easily by humans, custom room addresses can be assigned. This is only necessary for rooms, which you want to make public and reference in other places.
Because this cryptic address can not be read easily by humans, custom room addresses can be assigned. This is only necessary for rooms which you want to make public and reference in other places.
Room addresses can either be globally published addresses (findable by users in other servers - useful for topics beyond the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences) or local addresses, which is only valid within the matrix home server at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.
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**Suggestion Nr. 2 for sharing a room address:**
The share icon at the top right of each room also offers a matrix.to-link, as well as a QR code and various social networks. The matrix.to-link leads to a page where you can select how the link should be opened. For example, the installed client Element Desktop can be used, or it can be selected via which home server the room is to be entered.
The share icon at the top right of each room also offers a matrix.to-link, as well as a QR code and various social networks. The matrix.to-link leads to a page where you can select how the link should be opened. For example, the installed client Element Desktop can be used, or it can be selected by which home server the room is to be entered.
![share icon marked in the chat view of the room](/images/04_Sharing-Button_en.png)
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https://matrix.fbi.h-da.de/#/room/#roomaddress:matrix.fbi.h-da.de
resulting in an internet address (URL) which can be easily distributed to the public or target group. BUT, **this link opens only an Element Web in the browser** of the people, not in an installed Element Desktop. More universal (espc. for the large group of people with Element Desktop), and more advised by the Matrix-Admin-Team, is the above mentioned method with the matrix.to-Link.
resulting in an internet address (URL) which can be easily distributed to the public or target group. BUT, **this link opens only an Element Web in the browser** of the participants not in an installed Element Desktop. More universal (espc. for the large group of people with Element Desktop), and recommended by the Matrix-Admin-Team, is the above mentioned method with the matrix.to-Link.
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