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Template:Overly detailed

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This template is used to identify articles which, while understandable, have excessive information about trivial subjects and need to be refocused to suit a more general audience.

Usage

Full page
{{Overly detailed|date=April 2017}}
Section
{{Overly detailed|section|date=April 2017}}

"Date" and "section" are both optional. The "section" attribute, if included, customises the wording to apply only to a section of an article.

This template sorts articles into Category:Wikipedia articles needing style editing.

This template should not be subst'ed.

Template data

Used to identify articles which, while understandable, have excessive information about trivial subjects and need to be refocused to suit a more general audience.

Template parameters

This template has custom formatting.

Parameter Description Type Status
Section section

Replaces phrase "article" with "section"

Default
empty
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Additional details details

Any additional details you would like to add to this request

Default
empty
Example
an excess of advanced scientific data in the lead section
Auto value
empty
String suggested
Month and year date

The month and year that this cleanup request was placed

Default
empty
Example
March 2017
Auto value
empty
Date suggested

Redirects

See also