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== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
Using {{tlx|Hatnote|''text''}} formats text into the standard stylistic for a [[Wikipedia:Hatnote|Wikipedia hatnote]]. That produces a short note placed at the top of an article to provide disambiguation of closely related terms or summarise a topic, explaining its boundaries.
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Using {{tlx|Hatnote|''text''}} formats text into the standard stylistic for a [[Wikipedia:Hatnote|Wikipedia type hatnote]]. That produces a short note placed at the top of an article to provide disambiguation of closely related terms or summarize a topic, explaining its boundaries.
  
=== Function ===
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== Function ==
 
This template is primarily used to add a correctly formatted ''hatnote'' to a page. Often, but not always, this is a ''disambiguation link'' at the top of article pages. It places an HTML <code>div-</code> / <code>div</code> block around the text entered as its only argument, which provides standardized formatting (contents are indented and italicized in most displays); it also isolates the contained code to make sure that it is interpreted correctly.
 
This template is primarily used to add a correctly formatted ''hatnote'' to a page. Often, but not always, this is a ''disambiguation link'' at the top of article pages. It places an HTML <code>div-</code> / <code>div</code> block around the text entered as its only argument, which provides standardized formatting (contents are indented and italicized in most displays); it also isolates the contained code to make sure that it is interpreted correctly.
  
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The template does not automatically create links of any kind. Links and other desired formatting must be explicitly added, using normal [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Cheatsheet Wiki markup].
 
The template does not automatically create links of any kind. Links and other desired formatting must be explicitly added, using normal [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Cheatsheet Wiki markup].
  
=== Code ===
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== Code ==
 
<code><nowiki><div class="dablink"></div></nowiki></code>
 
<code><nowiki><div class="dablink"></div></nowiki></code>
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== Parameters ==
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The only required parameter is the desired text to be displayed in the hatnote. It is passed as the first and only parameter in the template.
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"description": "Template for creating a standard Wikipedia hatnote. A hatnote is a short note placed at the top of an article to provide disambiguation of closely related terms or summarise a topic, explaining its boundaries.",
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"description": "Template for creating a standard Wikipedia hatnote. A hatnote is a short note placed at the top of an article to provide disambiguation of closely related terms or summarize a topic, explaining its boundaries.",
 
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== Redirects ==
 
*{{tl|Dablink}}
 
  
 
== See also ==
 
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{{Hatnote templates documentation}}
 
{{Hatnote templates documentation}}

Revision as of 16:11, 17 April 2014

This is a documentation subpage for Template:Hatnote.
It contains usage information, categories and other content that is not part of the original template page.

Usage

Using {{Hatnote|text}} formats text into the standard stylistic for a Wikipedia type hatnote. That produces a short note placed at the top of an article to provide disambiguation of closely related terms or summarize a topic, explaining its boundaries.

Function

This template is primarily used to add a correctly formatted hatnote to a page. Often, but not always, this is a disambiguation link at the top of article pages. It places an HTML div- / div block around the text entered as its only argument, which provides standardized formatting (contents are indented and italicized in most displays); it also isolates the contained code to make sure that it is interpreted correctly.

This template is also used as the "meta-template" for additional specialized disambiguation link templates; see Wikipedia:Otheruses templates (example usage) for a list.

The template does not automatically create links of any kind. Links and other desired formatting must be explicitly added, using normal Wiki markup.

Code

<div class="dablink"></div>

Parameters

The only required parameter is the desired text to be displayed in the hatnote. It is passed as the first and only parameter in the template.


See also

Template:See also

Template:Hatnote templates documentation