Template talk:British campaign medals

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Box width[edit]

Info box has suddenly got really wide and I don't know how to put it right. Jack1956 (talk) 20:58, 11 January 2010 (UTC)

I have tried in vein to find a way to get the lines to wrap automatically. Using commas did result in the lines wrapping but unfortunately also displayed the commas themselves which looked quite untidy. I have resorted to the brute force method of manual line breaks. This works OK on my browser, but obviously may not work as well for different screen resolutions. Notwithstanding, I think that this is still better than everyone having lines way off screen. If someone else has a better idea on how to get the lines to wrap without inserting additional visible marks, or separating the ribbons from their respective descriptions or wrapping descriptions in the middle, then feel free to jump in. AusTerrapin (talk) 00:51, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
After a LOT of fiddling, I found that putting the {{.}} OUTSIDE of the {{nowrap ... }}, AND placing a space between }} {{, I managed to get auto-window-width-resizing to behave itself in IE. Can users of other browsers please comment on whether this "solution" works in their browsers please? (Thanks Terrapin & Jack - that has been irritating me for a while.) Cheers, Pdfpdf (talk) 02:37, 29 May 2010 (UTC)
If you're interested, I've just noticed that Template:Heart (band) addresses the same problem a different way. Pdfpdf (talk) 22:18, 30 May 2010 (UTC)

Renaming[edit]

For consistency with other pages and templates, I intend renaming this template to 'Campaign Medals of the United Kingdom'. If no one objects, I will move the template and update the links on linked medal pages. Cheers, AusTerrapin (talk) 08:25, 29 May 2010 (UTC)