Wikipedia:Template messages/Links

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Note that templates with PAGENAME(E) give results here in the column "What it makes" which involve link labels and/or link targets, etc., containing "Template messages/Links".

Internal links[edit]

Article[edit]

What to type What it makes Where it goes
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Main article: article
Top of article sections
{{ See also|article }}
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See also: article
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{{ details|article }}
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For more details on this topic, see article.
Top of article sections
(use within article sections that summarize more detailed articles. See Wikipedia:Summary style.)
{{ la|article name }}
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Article name (edit|talk|history|protect|delete|links|watch|logs|views) Anywhere on page, not in article namespace
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Talk:Article name (edit|article|history|links|watch|logs) Anywhere on page, not in article namespace
{{ ql|article name|qs=querystring|text }}
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text Anywhere on page


Category[edit]

What to type What it makes Where it goes
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The main article for this category is Template messages/Links.
Category near top, for when an article exists that has the same name as the category.
{{ cat main|articlename }}
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The main article for this category is articlename.
Category near top, for when the main article about a category is not the same as the category name.
{{ cat more|articlename }}
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For more information, see articlename.
Like cat main, but with alternate wording.

Namespace[edit]

What to type What it makes Where it goes
{{ ln|namespace|page name }}
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Namespace:Page name (edit|talk|history|links|watch|logs) Anywhere on page, not in article namespace
{{ lnt|namespace|page name }}
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Namespace talk:Page name (edit|namespace|history|links|watch|logs) Anywhere on page, not in article namespace

Templates[edit]

What to type What it makes Where it goes
{{ tl|name of template }}
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{{name of template}} Anywhere on page, not in article namespace
{{ lt|template name }}
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Template:Template name (edit|talk|history|links|watch|logs) Anywhere on page, not in article namespace
{{ ttl|name of template }}
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{{name of template}} (t/l) Anywhere on page, not in article namespace
{{ twlh|name of template }}
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Template:name of template (links, talk) Anywhere on page, not in article namespace

Language-specific[edit]

German titles[edit]

What to type What it makes Where it goes
{{ German title Freiherr }}
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Regarding personal names: Freiherr is a former title (translated as Baron), which is now legally a part of the last name. The feminine forms are Freifrau and Freiin. Article
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(use when Freiherr (von) appears in the name of a person)
{{ German title Fürst }}
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Regarding personal names: Fürst is a title, translated as Prince not a first or middle name. The feminine form is Fürstin. Article
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(use when Fürst (von) appears in the name of a person)
{{ German title Graf }}
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Regarding personal names: Graf is a title, translated as Count, not a first or middle name. The female form is Gräfin. Article
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(use when Graf (von) appears in the name of a person)
{{ German title Herzog }}
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Regarding personal names: Herzog is a title, translated as Duke, not a first or middle name. The female form is Herzogin. Article
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(use when Herzog (von) appears in the name of a person)
{{ German title Prinz }}
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Regarding personal names: Prinz is a title, translated as Prince, not a first or middle name. The female form is Prinzessin. Article
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(use when Prinz (von) appears in the name of a person)
{{ German title Reichsfreiherr }}
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Regarding personal names: Reichsfreiherr is a title, usually translated Baron, not a first or middle name. The female forms are Reichsfreifrau and Reichsfreiin. Titles using the prefix Reichs- were not created after the fall of the Holy Roman Empire. Article
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(use when Reichsfreiherr (von) appears in the name of a person)
{{ German title Ritter }}
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Regarding personal names: Ritter is a title, translated approximately as Knight, not a first or middle name. There is no equivalent female form. Article
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(use when Ritter (von) appears in the name of a person)
{{ German title von }}
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In German personal names, von is a preposition which approximately means of or from and usually denotes some sort of nobility. While von (always lower case) is part of the family name or territorial designation, not a first or middle name, if the noble is referred to by surname alone in English, use Schiller or Clausewitz or Goethe, not von Schiller, etc. Article
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(use when von (without further title) appears in the name of a person)

External links[edit]

Notes:

Theater, film, and television[edit]

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{{anatomyofascene | id=5179 | title=The Cooler}}
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Anatomy of a Scene:  The Cooler, from the Sundance Channel website

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{{bcdb | args=film=7257 & cartoon=Toy%20Story | title=Toy Story}}
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Toy Story at the Big Cartoon DataBase

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{{bcdb2 | path=bcdb/page.cgi ? g=Walt_Disney_Studios%2F | title=The Walt Disney Company}}
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The Walt Disney Company at the Big Cartoon DataBase

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{{iafd name | id=JJameson | gender=f| name=Jenna Jameson}}
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Jenna Jameson at the Internet Adult Film Database

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{{ibdb name | id=33099 | name=Matthew Broderick}}
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Matthew Broderick at the Internet Broadway Database

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{{ibdb title | id=12826 | title=The Producers}}
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The Producers at the Internet Broadway Database

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{{imdb name | id=0000111 | name=Matthew Broderick}}
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Matthew Broderick at the Internet Movie Database

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{{imdb title | id=0091042 | title=Ferris Bueller's Day Off}}
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Ferris Bueller's Day Off at the Internet Movie Database

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{{imdb character | id=0005859| character=Ferris Bueller}}
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Ferris Bueller at the Internet Movie Database Article (typ. in external links)
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{{rotten-tomatoes | id=1003707-casablanca | title=Casablanca}}
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Casablanca at Rotten Tomatoes

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{{tcmdb name | id=14558 | name=Ingrid Bergman}}
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Ingrid Bergman at the TCM Movie Database

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{{tcmdb title | id=610 | title=Casablanca}}
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Casablanca at the TCM Movie Database

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{{tv.com show | i-love-lucy | I Love Lucy}}
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I Love Lucy at TV.com Article (typ. in external links)
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{{YouTube | id=eaADQTeZRCY| title=Professor Wikipedia}}
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Professor Wikipedia on YouTube

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Games[edit]

Wikitext Appearance Placement
{{chessgames player | id=15940 }}
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Template messages/Links player profile and games at Chessgames.com Article (typ. in external links)
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{{moby game | id=pong | name=Pong}}
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Pong at MobyGames

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{{moby developer | id=817 | name=John Romero's profile}}
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John Romero's profile at MobyGames

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{{Nintendo.com | id=m-Game-0000-1268 | title=GiFTPiA}}
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GiFTPiA at Nintendo.com (archives of the original at the Internet Archive)

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Geography[edit]

What to type What it makes Where it goes
{{gbmapping|SU616687}}
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grid reference SU616687 Article (own line, usually in "location" or infobox)
{{gbmappingsmall|SU616687}}
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SU616687 Article (anywhere in context)
{{gbmaprim|SU616687|Ufton Lock}}
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Ufton Lock Article (anywhere in context)
{{ussm|nevada.png|nv}}
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Map of Template messages/Links - PDF
This template is deprecated because larger (>1 Mb) png state maps are now available: see commons:Category:PD Atlas, names "Map of state_name NA.png". It is still used in some US state articles.[1]
{{Coord|27.964006|-82.444239}}
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27°57′50″N 82°26′39″W / 27.964006°N 82.444239°W / 27.964006; -82.444239 An example showing the termination of Interstate 4 at its intersection with Interstate 95
{{CIA World Factbook link|ca|Canada}}
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Canada entry at The World Factbook Article (typ. in external links)
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(15 templates linking to a page with links to maps of a given location)

Literature[edit]

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{{isfdb name |id=17 |name=Arthur C. Clarke}}
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Arthur C. Clarke at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

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{{isfdb series |id=576 |title=The Stainless Steel Rat}}
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The Stainless Steel Rat series listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

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{{isfdb title |id=2485 |title=2001: A Space Odyssey}}
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2001: A Space Odyssey title listing at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

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{{isfdb contents |id=56815 |title=Analog |issue=October 1967}}
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Analog October 1967 publication contents at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

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{{iblist name | id=2 | name=Arthur C. Clarke}}
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Arthur C. Clarke at the Internet Book List

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{{iblist series | id=69 | title=The Stainless Steel Rat}}
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The Stainless Steel Rat series listing at the Internet Book List

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{{iblist title | id=2 | title=2001: A Space Odyssey}}
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2001: A Space Odyssey publication history at the Internet Book List

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{{ibdof name | id=10| name=Arthur C. Clarke}}
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Arthur C. Clarke at the Internet Book Database of Fiction

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{{ibdof series | id=46 | title=The Stainless Steel Rat}}
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The Stainless Steel Rat series listing at The Internet Book Database of Fiction

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{{ibdof title | id=94 | title=2001: A Space Odyssey}}
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2001: A Space Odyssey publication history at The Internet Book Database of Fiction

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{{gutenberg | no=5658 | name=Lord Jim}}
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{{gutenberg author | id=James_A._Harrison | name=James A. Harrison}}
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Works by James A. Harrison at Project Gutenberg

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Music[edit]

Wikitext Appearance Placement
{{MusicBrainz artist |id=31e7b30b-f960-408f-908b-c8e277308eab |name=Susumu Hirasawa}}
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Susumu Hirasawa discography at MusicBrainz Article (typ. in external links)
{{MusicBrainz release |id=5e06ebf6-f5c2-42ef-8b52-2adfc304b2cc |name=Paranoia Agent}}
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Paranoia Agent at MusicBrainz Article (typ. in external links)
{{MusicBrainz track |id=5bcf21f3-41bb-49b0-a290-6b0eb468b20c |name=Encyclopedia}}
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"Encyclopedia" at MusicBrainz Article (typ. in external links)
{{Mooma artist |id=1162 |name=Eviatar Banai}}
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Eviatar Banai at MOOMA (Hebrew) Article (typ. in external links)

Religion[edit]

Wikitext Appearance Placement
{{bibleverse|1|Samuel|3:16-4:18|31}}
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1 Samuel 3:16-4:18 See talk page for proper syntax and full details.

Wikis[edit]

For templates for linking to other Wikimedia projects, see Wikipedia:Sister projects.

Wikitext Appearance Placement
{{meatball | NeutralPointOfView}}
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NeutralPointOfView at MeatballWiki Article (typ. in external links)
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{{memoryalpha}}
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Article (typ. in external links)
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{{marveldatabase}}
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Article (typ. in external links)
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{{wikia|Wikiname|Name of wiki|Article name/link|Article title}}
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Weapon from Doom - Shotgun on Doom Wiki

Usually used for External links
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{{Wikivoyage}}
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A page at Wikivoyage with the same title
{{San Diego}}
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A page at Wikivoyage with a different title
{{wowpedia|World of Warcraft}}
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World of Warcraft on Wowpedia, a Warcraft wiki Article (typ. in external links)

Miscellanea[edit]

Wikitext Appearance Placement
{{CongBio|C000482}}
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Article (typ. in external links) near bottom, Template:CongLinks Talk preferred
{{dmoz|Regional/United_States/New_Jersey/|New Jersey }}
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New Jersey at DMOZ Article (typ. in external links) near bottom
{{doi|10.1000/1}}
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doi:10.1000/1 Article (typ. in external links)
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{{eol|17049052|Pogonomyrmex anergismus Cole, 1954}}
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Pogonomyrmex anergismus Cole, 1954 at the Encyclopedia of Life Article (typ. in external links)
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{{fide | id=4100018 | name=Garry Kasparov}}
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Garry Kasparov rating card at FIDE Article (typ. in external links)
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{{Flickr-inline | LondonBridge}}
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Flickr: Photos tagged with "LondonBridge" Article (typ. in external links)
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{{HDS|16654|Adrian von Bubenberg}}
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Adrian von Bubenberg in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.

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{{iawm|URL|Website name}}
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Wikipedia at the Wayback Machine

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{{ITIS|ID=99237|taxon=springtail|year=2006|date=25 August}}
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"springtail". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 

An Integrated Taxonomic Information System report for a taxon by its Taxonomic Serial Number.
{{ltmcollection|iz/i00008iz.jpg|tube train at Aldwych station in 1958}}
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tube train at Aldwych station in 1958

Link to an image at the London Transport Museum Photographic Collection
{{LondonGazette|issue=34000 |date=1 December 1933 |startpage=7765 |endpage=7766 |accessdate=2007-01-01}}
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The London Gazette: no. 34000. pp. 7765–7766. 1 December 1933. Retrieved 2007-01-01.

Link to a page in the London Gazette, official Government newspaper in the UK.
{{MacTutor Biography | id=Godel}}
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O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "Template messages/Links", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews . Article (typ. in external links)
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{{MathGenealogy |id=19539}}
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Template messages/Links at the Mathematics Genealogy Project Article (typ. in external links)
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{{ MySpace |tom|Tom Anderson}}
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Tom Anderson on Myspace Article (typ. in external links)
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{{NASDAQ|GOOG}}
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NASDAQGOOG

Articles
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{{wwdb name|id=7|name={{PAGENAME}}}}
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Mongefossen at the World Waterfall Database

Waterfalls
{{PDB|1A3N}}
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PDB 1A3N

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{{EC|3.6.3.14}}
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EC 3.6.3.14

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{{OMIM|191170}}
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Online 'Mendelian Inheritance in Man' (OMIM) 191170

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Visit this site Template Kingdom

{{sep entry|Nietzsche|Author|3000-01-01}}
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Friedrich Nietzsche entry by Author in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 3000-01-01 Article (typ. in external links)
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