Template talk:Demographics of the United States

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Of specific states[edit]

I've made a template, Template:Demographics of US, to link together the Demographics of California article with Demographics of New York, etc. I don't know if these templates, both titled "Demographics of the United States" should be merged, or linked together somehow.--Patrick «» 02:37, 14 February 2009 (UTC)

Introduction of Break[edit]

I still don't see how it improves the template at all. There's no break really in the sense of the words so why should there be in the layout? Is this due to some standard layout rule I am not aware of? Munci (talk) 21:14, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

Are you referring to edits such as this one: [1]? If so, the break's purpose is to correct this: "Christian Americans (". IOW, to keep the open parenthesis from appearing at the end of the line, detached from the content it encloses. Compare this no-break version with the with-break version. SamEV (talk) 21:43, 3 May 2010 (UTC)
Aha! I think we're using different browsers or something like that because, for me, the bracket in that part of the template is nowhere near the end of the line at all. Is there no easier way to stop that happening? Is there no a way to use Template:Nowrap for this or anything like that? If not, might be an idea to another break elsewhere: I see Black Americans ( at the end of its line. Munci (talk) 21:56, 3 May 2010 (UTC)
I think "<br/>" is plenty easy, and results in no substantive change to the content, and only improves the presentation. But if you think a different method is better, give it a try. Good luck. SamEV (talk) 22:27, 3 May 2010 (UTC)