Wikipedia:Template messages/Format

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Note: This page contains details of templates relating to formatting.

Templates related to descriptions (such as disambiguation, spoiler, wikicode) are listed under Template messages/General.

Templates related to issues and disputes with articles, including NPOV, are listed under Disputes templates.

What to type What it makes Where it goes
{{divbox}}

edit
Talk
Links

Anywhere;
but be aware that excessive boxes may offend some users. Available in a range of styles; see Talk.
{{userboxtop}}

(edit Talk Links)
& {{userboxbottom}} edit Talk Links)

A place for userboxes.

(Userboxes inserted here)

Collects userboxes into a single column grouping easily.

{{Col-begin}}
{{Col-break}}
This is column 1. Text is wrapped appropriately.
{{Col-break|gap=1em}}
This is column 2. Text is wrapped appropriately.
{{Col-break|gap=1em}}
This is column 3. Text is wrapped appropriately.
{{col-end}}

This can be used anywhere. Creates multiple columns in a single row. You can have as many columns as you want. Text is wrapped appropriately, and a margin prevents text in one column from touching text in another column. You can use any Wiki markup within the columns created by these templates.

{{col-begin}}
{{col-3}}
Column 1 here
{{col-3}}
Column 2 here
{{col-3}}
Column 3 here
{{col-end}}

{{imageframe|width=175|content= [[Image:Wiki.png|80px]] [[Image:Wiki.png|80px]]|caption=Wiki logos}}

edit
Talk
Links

Wiki.png Wiki.png
Wiki logos
For wrapping more than one image in a single image-and-caption box
{{hidden|header=TITLE|content=Body text}}

edit
Talk
Links

TITLE
Body text
Hide / show boxes
{{key press|Ctrl|F5}} Ctrl+F5 To illustrate keystrokes, both in articles and Wikipedia help pages.
 {{flatlist|
 * All's well that ends well 
 * Do unto others as you would have them do unto you 
 * All the world's a stage 
 * No pain, no gain 
 * Six to one, half dozen the other 
 * A stitch in time saves nine 
 * One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish }}
  • All's well that ends well
  • Do unto others as you would have them do unto you
  • All the world's a stage
  • No pain, no gain
  • Six to one, half dozen the other
  • A stitch in time saves nine
  • One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish
Can be used anywhere. Creates an inline list that wraps correctly (i.e., only after the delimiter)