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Shows a legend row with a colored box.

Usage

{{legend|background-color|caption|outline=outline color|border=css border}}
  • background-color is passed to the css background-color property of the color box.
  • The optional outline parameter is the color of the outline around the box.
  • The optional border argument which overrides the outline argument and sets the css description (e.g., 1px solid #aaa) of the border that will be drawn around the box.

Examples

Use in text

{{legend|black|Africa}}
{{legend|green|Americas}}
{{legend|blue|Oceania}}
{{legend|#ffa|Europe|outline=silver}}
{{legend|#ff2800|Asia|outline=#A2A9B1}}  (#A2A9B1 is the wikitables border color.)
  Africa
  Americas
  Oceania
  Europe
  Asia

Use in captions

Markup Renders as
 [[File:Celts in Europe.png|upright=.9|thumb|right|The Celts in Europe, past and present:
 {{legend|#1a8000|Present-day Celtic-speaking areas}}
 {{legend|#27c600|Other parts of the six most commonly recognized "Celtic nations" and where a Celtic language is spoken but not the dominating language}}
 {{legend|#97ffb6|Other parts of Europe once peopled by Celts; modern-day inhabitants of many of these areas often claim a Celtic heritage and/or culture}}
 {{legend|#D2FFD2|Lusitanian area of Iberia, "Celticity" uncertain}}
 {{legend|yellow|The core Hallstatt territory, expansion before 500 BC}}
 ]]
The Celts in Europe, past and present:
  Present-day Celtic-speaking areas
  Other parts of the six most commonly recognized "Celtic nations" and where a Celtic language is spoken but not the dominating language
  Other parts of Europe once peopled by Celts; modern-day inhabitants of many of these areas often claim a Celtic heritage and/or culture
  Lusitanian area of Iberia, "Celticity" uncertain
  The core Hallstatt territory, expansion before 500 BC

Full parameter list

{{legend
| [legend box's colo(u)r]
| [text following legend box]
| outline =  <!--colo(u)r of border around legend box-->
| border =   <!--use to specify custom CSS styling for border (overrides 'outline')-->
| color =    <!--colo(u)r of 'text'-->
| size =     <!--'text' font-size-->
| text =     <!--to place text inside the legend box-->
}}

See also

TemplateData

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TemplateData for Legend

Shows a legend row with a colored box and a caption.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Color1

The color for the legend entry, in any CSS format

Example
"#6D6E00", "#ffa", "yellow"
Linerequired
Caption2

Label for the legend entry

Example
"soda" is most common
Stringsuggested
CSS border styleborder

CSS style for the legend entry's border

Stringoptional
Entry outlineoutline

CSS color for the outline of the legend entry

Example
silver
Lineoptional
Text in the entrytext

Text to be displayed in the legend entry box, i.e. within the color specified

Example
Af
Lineoptional
Text colortextcolor

CSS color of text inside the legend's colored box

Stringoptional
Sizesize

Size of the legend entry

Stringoptional