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<big>'''Function'''</big>
<big>'''Function'''</big>
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'''<nowiki>{{Template:Expand}}</nowiki>''' lets you quickly label an article as one needing to be expanded.
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'''<nowiki>{{Expand}}</nowiki>''' lets you quickly label an article as one needing to be expanded.
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'''<nowiki>{{Template:Expand|width|leftmargin}}</nowiki>''' is the format for the optional variables 1 and 2. The default values are width = 80% and leftmargin=10%. Expand also adds the article to Category:Articles that need to be expanded. Articles tagged with this template are automatically added to [[:Category:Articles that need to be expanded]].
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'''<nowiki>{{Expand|width|leftmargin}}</nowiki>''' is the format for the optional variables 1 and 2. The default values are width = 80% and leftmargin=10%. Expand also adds the article to Category:Articles that need to be expanded. Articles tagged with this template are automatically added to [[:Category:Articles that need to be expanded]].
<big>'''Examples'''</big>
<big>'''Examples'''</big>
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;If you use <nowiki>{{Template:Expand}}</nowiki> without any parameters:
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;If you use <nowiki>{{Expand}}</nowiki> without any parameters:
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<nowiki>{{Template:Expand}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Expand}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Expand}}
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{{Expand}}
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<br>
;To automatically set the width to the minimum width needed:
;To automatically set the width to the minimum width needed:
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<nowiki>{{Template:Expand|auto}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Expand|auto}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Expand|auto}}
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{{Expand|auto}}
<br>
<br>
;To change the left margin to 5% and use auto width:
;To change the left margin to 5% and use auto width:
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<nowiki>{{Template:Expand|auto|5%}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Expand|auto|5%}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Expand|auto|5%}}
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{{Expand|auto|5%}}
<br>
<br>
;One last example of left margin of 30px and width of 60%:
;One last example of left margin of 30px and width of 60%:
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<nowiki>{{Template:Expand|60%|30px}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Expand|60%|30px}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Expand|60%|30px}}
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{{Expand|60%|30px}}
<big>'''Notes'''</big>
<big>'''Notes'''</big>
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<big>'''See also'''</big>
<big>'''See also'''</big>
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* [[MeritBadgeDotOrg:Article message boxes]]
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* [[Article Message_Box usage]]
* [[Template:Expand2|Expand2]] → Same message in a narrower format to fit smaller places
* [[Template:Expand2|Expand2]] → Same message in a narrower format to fit smaller places
* [[Template:Stub|Stub]]
* [[Template:Stub|Stub]]

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Function


{{Expand}} lets you quickly label an article as one needing to be expanded.

{{Expand|width|leftmargin}} is the format for the optional variables 1 and 2. The default values are width = 80% and leftmargin=10%. Expand also adds the article to Category:Articles that need to be expanded. Articles tagged with this template are automatically added to Category:Articles that need to be expanded.

Examples


If you use {{Expand}} without any parameters
{{Expand}}

which gives:

Please help improve this article by expanding it.
Further information might be found on the talk page.


To automatically set the width to the minimum width needed
{{Expand|auto}}

which gives:

Please help improve this article by expanding it.
Further information might be found on the talk page.


To change the left margin to 5% and use auto width
{{Expand|auto|5%}}

which gives:

Please help improve this article by expanding it.
Further information might be found on the talk page.


One last example of left margin of 30px and width of 60%
{{Expand|60%|30px}}

which gives:

Please help improve this article by expanding it.
Further information might be found on the talk page.

Notes


Articles tagged with this template are automatically added to Category:Articles that need to be expanded.

See also


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