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<big>'''Function'''</big>
<big>'''Function'''</big>
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'''<nowiki>{{Template: Needs sources }}</nowiki>''' lets you quickly label an article as one needing to be expanded.
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'''<nowiki>{{Needs sources}}</nowiki>''' lets you quickly label an article as one needing to be expanded.
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'''<nowiki>{{Template: Needs sources |width|leftmargin}}</nowiki>''' is the format for the optional variables 1 and 2. The default values are width = 80% and leftmargin=10%.
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'''<nowiki>{{Needs sources|width|leftmargin}}</nowiki>''' is the format for the optional variables 1 and 2. The default values are width = 80% and leftmargin=10%.
<big>'''Examples'''</big>
<big>'''Examples'''</big>
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;If you use <nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources}}</nowiki> without any parameters:
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;If you use <nowiki>{{Needs sources}}</nowiki> without any parameters:
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<nowiki>{{Template:Needs sources}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Needs sources}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Needs sources}}
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{{Needs sources}}
<br>
<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:Needs sources|auto}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Needs sources|auto}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Needs sources|auto}}
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{{Needs sources|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:Needs sources|auto|5%}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Needs sources|auto|5%}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Needs sources|auto|5%}}
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{{Needs sources|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:Needs sources|60%|30px}}</nowiki>
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<nowiki>{{Needs sources|60%|30px}}</nowiki>
which gives:
which gives:
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{{Template:Needs sources|60%|30px}}
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{{Needs sources|60%|30px}}
<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:Needs sources]]
* [[Template:Needs sources]]
* [[Template:Expand]]
* [[Template:Expand]]

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Function


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

{{Needs sources|width|leftmargin}} is the format for the optional variables 1 and 2. The default values are width = 80% and leftmargin=10%.


Examples


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

which gives:

This article appears to not provide sufficient references to reliable sources.
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To automatically set the width to the minimum width needed
{{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
{{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%
{{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.

See also


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