The Outline of Knowledge summarizes facts and ideas about all subjects of which people have knowledge. The Outline of Knowledge has main sections about consciousness, art, mathematics, biology and medicine, physical sciences, social sciences, and technology, as well as a description of the Outline of Knowledge database and tools. The table of contents is a knowledge hierarchy. The Outline of Knowledge has a glossary, topic index, name index, works index, bibliography, references, and drawings. For subjects, the Outline of Knowledge has a history timeline and biographies. Readers can download a text file, Word file, or PDF file containing the whole database. They can create databases directly from the file and add notes and entries.
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FORMAT - The Outline of Knowledge is in Microsoft Word text-only format, which uses ANSI/ASCII character set. Outline of Knowledge is the same in Microsoft Word Unicode format. Outline of Knowledge is readable with text processors that can accommodate eleven-megabyte documents, allowing searching. To allow use in most word processors and to make searching easier, Outline of Knowledge has no text formatting. It has no highlighted, bold, italic, underlined, strikethrough, or formatted characters. It has no special fonts, one font color, and one font size. It has no superscripts or subscripts. It has no special character spacing. It has no tabs and no text indentations. It has no numbered or bulleted lists and no tables. It has no graphics and no borders or shading. It has no paragraph, page, or document formats.
Text-file rows have eight fields, separated by backslash. Fields are heading/contents, event start date, event end date, person or entity name, occupation or title, location, creations, and header/details.
Database entries are either History or non-History records. Non-History entries have only heading/contents and header/details. History entries have heading/contents and header/details, plus event start date, event end date, person or entity name, occupation or title, location, and creations.
Non-History entries are about concepts. Heading field places idea in knowledge hierarchy. Header names idea. The details define idea, give examples, and relate idea to other ideas. If detail sentence begins with "However" or "Perhaps", sentence comments or speculates.
History entries describe who, what, where, when, why, and how about event or person. Who is in person or entity name, field 4, and in occupation or title, field 5. What is in creations, field 7. Where is in location, field 6. When event happened, or when person flourished, is in start date and end date, fields 2 and 3. Dates person lived are in details, field 8. Details state Why and How and more about Who, What, Where, and When. Heading/contents indicates history category, such as mathematics or inventions.
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