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Use {{-}} after any floating elements and before elements you do not wish to float together with the first set. This uses a line break, which may introduce an ugly extra blank line. If you want to avoid that, use {{Clear}} instead. Do not use this template to deliberately add whitespace and blank lines between non-floating elements.

Details

{{-}} contains the markup:

<br style="clear:both;" />

This causes any previously established float to clear.

Optionally, you can clear only left- or right floating elements by using {{-|left}} or {{-|right}}.

The unusual name of this template is a mnemonic for an imaginary horizontal line, which separates floating elements above from those below. Some editors prefer the mnemonic {{Clr}} ("clear"), which simply redirects here. However, do not confuse {{Clr}} with {{Clear}}, which is a different template that uses <div></div> instead of <br /> and so does not introduce an extra line break.

Examples

First

In the first example {{-}} on a new line after the word browser guarantees that the table does not float into the second example. (Placing it directly after the word browser doesn't work in Google Chrome.)

  • Cute, but less funny if it overlaps the next table or section, causing horizontal scrolling or worse depending on the browser.



Second

In the second example the position of {{-}} is after the word but. Note that it does not affect the left margin of the bullet * list, because it is used inside of it.

  • Cute, but
    less funny if it overlaps the next table or section, causing horizontal scrolling or worse depending on the browser.

Third

The third example has a new line after the word but and {{-}} after the word browser.

  • Cute, but

less funny if it overlaps the next table or section, causing horizontal scrolling or worse depending on the browser.


Fourth

The fourth example has {{-}} and a new line after the word but.

  • Cute, but

less funny if it overlaps the next table or section, causing horizontal scrolling or worse depending on the browser.

TemplateData

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

-

This template adds the HTML tag 'clear:both' to the page, which clear any previously defined floats. This template has no parameters

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Default Status

See also