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<big>'''Function'''</big>
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<nowiki>{{</nowiki>{{PAGENAME}}<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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----
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<nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources}}</nowiki> lets you quickly label an article as one needing sources. You can add optional variables 1 and 2 to over ride the default width and left margin.
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<big>'''Examples'''</big>
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;If you use <nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources}}</nowiki> without any parameters:
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<nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources}}</nowiki>
you get:
you get:
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{{:{{FULLPAGENAME}}}}
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{{Template:Needs sources}}
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<br>
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;There are two parameters that can be added:
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;The '''"width"''' and ''"leftmargin"''' parameters that can be added:
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{<nowiki>{{</nowiki>{{PAGENAME}}|width|leftmargin<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources|width|leftmargin}}</nowiki>
The deafult values for these fields are: width = 80% and leftmargin=10%
The deafult values for these fields are: width = 80% and leftmargin=10%
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;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>{{</nowiki>{{PAGENAME}}|auto<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources|auto}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{{{PAGENAME}}|auto}}
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{{Template:Needs sources|auto}}
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;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>{{</nowiki>{{PAGENAME}}|auto|5%<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources|auto|5%}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{{{PAGENAME}}|auto|5%}}
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{{Template:Needs sources|auto|5%}}
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;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>{{</nowiki>{{PAGENAME}}|60%|30px<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources|60%|30px}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{{{PAGENAME}}|60%|30px}}
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{{Template:Needs sources|60%|30px}}
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<big>'''Notes'''</big>
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<big>'''See also'''</big>
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* [[Template:Needs Sources]]
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* [[Template:Expand]]
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* [[Template:Stub|Stub]]
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* [[Template:Workpage|Workpage]]
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<includeonly>
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<!-- ADD CATEGORIES BELOW THIS LINE -->
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[[Category:Maintenance templates|[[Template:Needs sources]]]]
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</includeonly>
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<noinclude>[[Category:Template documentation]]</noinclude>

Revision as of 11:44, October 20, 2008

Function


{{Template:Needs sources}} lets you quickly label an article as one needing sources. You can add optional variables 1 and 2 to over ride the default width and left margin.

Examples


If you use {{Template:Needs sources}} without any parameters
{{Template:Needs sources}}

you get:

This article appears to not provide sufficient references to reliable sources.
Please help add sources for this article. Unverifiable links and articles may be removed.


The "width"' and "leftmargin" parameters that can be added
{{Template:Needs sources|width|leftmargin}}

The deafult values for these fields are: width = 80% and leftmargin=10%

To automatically set the width to the minimum width needed
{{Template:Needs sources|auto}}

which gives:

This article appears to not provide sufficient references to reliable sources.
Please help add sources for this article. Unverifiable links and articles may be removed.


To change the left margin to 5% and use auto width
{{Template:Needs sources|auto|5%}}

which gives:

This article appears to not provide sufficient references to reliable sources.
Please help add sources for this article. Unverifiable links and articles may be removed.


One last example of left margin of 30px and width of 60%
{{Template:Needs sources|60%|30px}}

which gives:

This article appears to not provide sufficient references to reliable sources.
Please help add sources for this article. Unverifiable links and articles may be removed.

Notes


See also


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