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Why...?

In this, why does my comment at the very end of the "worthy of notice" thread display without a line break before it, even though there is a blank line before it in the wikitext? Is it some effect of the previous threading? (I'm using Internet Explorer, by the way.) Victor Yus (talk) 11:29, 29 May 2012 (UTC)

Ask stuff like that at WP:VPT (give them some text to search for to find it easily, like "09:48, 29 May 2012", or perhaps a WP:DIFF). The previous comment is indented and yours is not, so I think the system applies a standard line spacing regardless of whether your comment starts with no blank line or with a single blank line. The line spacing looks fine here. Johnuniq (talk) 12:29, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
I've been playing in User:John of Reading/Sandbox. It seems to be caused by the use of bullet points inside {{talkquote}}. No idea! -- John of Reading (talk) 12:35, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
I missed seeing the problem. I simplified the example in your sandbox (hope that's ok!). That would be worth taking to WP:VPT. Johnuniq (talk) 13:17, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
Thanks to you both for your efforts. Strangely, the problem seems to be solved by an extra newline before the final }} of {{talkquote}}. Maybe I'll see if that works on the original page... It does. Still don't know why, but at least it's a solution. Victor Yus (talk) 13:38, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
That seems to fix it. I was all set to post at VPT, but I'm sure the techies have enough to do without looking at this. -- John of Reading (talk) 13:47, 29 May 2012 (UTC)
It is trivial, but I think it's worth mentioning, as I have done here. Johnuniq (talk) 01:11, 30 May 2012 (UTC)

Would it be okay to change the old Weber Shandwick logo to the new one? How do I do that?


Lgrlgr (talk) 13:35, 12 June 2012 (UTC)lgrlgr

Archiving this page?

This page has posts going back to 2009. I propose that threads should be archived after 60 days. Unless anyone objects, I will add a MiszaBot template in a week's time. -- John of Reading (talk) 20:07, 28 November 2012 (UTC)

Done, now waiting for the bot to run. -- John of Reading (talk) 21:43, 5 December 2012 (UTC)

You have new messages - orange bar link

The section You have new messages shows the orange bar with the code

<div class="usermessage plainlinks"><div class="plainlinks">You have <font color=#002CC8>[[Special:MyTalk|new messages]]</font> (<font color=#002CC8>[[Special:MyContributions|last change]]</font>).</div></div> , which renders as

The text "last change" links to Special:MyContributions, which isn't where the "last change" text would normally link. It may be difficult, if not impossible, to provide an appropriate link to a diff on the user's talk page, but isn't it confusing to provide a link to somewhere totally different? - David Biddulph (talk) 15:38, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

Do you have an alternative? It's less confusing to provide that link than to provide none at all. Rd232 talk 15:43, 2 May 2013 (UTC)

Use template:tl in the examples

Edit request: Change the 'Assorted talk page boxes and graphics' from <nowiki> {{foo}} </ nowiki> to {{tl|foo}}

Currently they display like this;

{{tick}}  creates  YesY

{{done}}  creates  Yes check.svg Done

It could be changed to display like this;

{{tick}}  creates  YesY

{{done}}  creates  Yes check.svg Done

--Jamesmcmahon0 (talk) 15:30, 27 June 2013 (UTC)

Done. Good suggestion, ty. (Note: {{tlx}} was required for templates with parameters). –Quiddity (talk) 18:52, 6 July 2013 (UTC)

Pictures need updating

Could somebody update the pictures in the "You have talk page messages" section? Currently pictured is the old orange bar and the new notification flyout. As I understand it, the notification is now a miniature orange bar up in the notifications area, combined with the notification. ~Adjwilley (talk) 17:59, 5 August 2013 (UTC)

Please help me

Please help me out from user Redtigerxyz's edit war.Each and every single edits of mine interrupted by him.long before he did the same. again he started.Really this is painful for me.He might be join with some other editor then my move is so pitty.before he did the same so said.if you see the history of mine and him then you come to know.please help me in this.thank youEshwar.omTalk tome 20:40, 15 July 2014 (UTC)