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I'm a bit confused about how to add programs to the list of software that works with DOSBox.

If anyone can point me to an article that tells me how to do this, it would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks,

paulp575

Yeah, I had to scratch my head a bit to figure that out as well. Here's how:
1. Click [edit] at the top of the page. An editable-text version of the page is displayed.
2. Scroll down to where you want to add your program and create a new line with [Return].
3. Enter your program's name in the same format everyone else has used. I just created a new line, copied and pasted the entry above, and substituted the name of my program for the name that was on the line I copied. The two program names follows the standard Wikipedia conventions for creating links if you're familiar with those. Simplest is to simply enter the name of your program on both sides of the | symbol.
4. Scroll down to the bottom and enter a brief summary (I just used the name of the program) and then click [Save Page]. You'll then be asked to enter a secret code word up at the top of the page, which I suppose is to counter spammers (but it seems like overkill to me).
5. I don't know if I'm allowed to display the secret code word here (it's always the same). But you figure it out by taking the word DOSBox and adding one letter to each letter in that word. So, for example, the first letter of the secret code is "E".
6. Then scroll down and click [Save Page] again. Your new program should show up on the list.
7. Click on the name of the program you just added. This brings up a new blank page where you can enter whatever information you want about how to run the program you added. Then you have to save it with the same rigamarole with secret code words.
Good luck, Sojourner 00:32, 8 November 2012 (UTC)
Be careful when browsing through your list of contributions. There is a link titled "rollback" which deletes all your contributions. I don't know what the purpose of this link is, but it's certainly destructive!Santamoly (talk) 10:30, 27 February 2016 (UTC)