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This template is used to insert descriptions on template pages.
Syntax
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Description

This template is used to insert descriptions on template pages.

Syntax

Add <noinclude>{{documentation}}</noinclude> at the end of the template page.

Usage

On the Template page

This is the normal format when used:

TEMPLATE CODE<includeonly>Any categories to be inserted into articles by the template</includeonly><noinclude>
{{documentation}}</noinclude>

If your template is not a completed div or table, you may need to close the tags just before {{documentation}} is inserted (within the noinclude tags).

A line break right before {{documentation}} can also be useful as it helps prevent the documentation template "running into" previous code.

On the Template/doc page

Normally, you will want to write something like the following on the documentation page:

==Description==
This template is used to do something.

==Syntax==
Type <code>{{t|templatename}}</code> somewhere.

==Samples==
<code><nowiki>{{templatename|input}}</nowiki></code> 

results in...

{{templatename|input}}

<includeonly>Any categories for the template itself</includeonly><noinclude>[[Category:Template documentation|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>

Use any or all of the above description/syntax/sample output sections. You may also want to add "see also" or other sections.

Note that the above example also uses the Template:T and Template:T/piece templates.
 at the end of the template page.

General usageEdit

On the Template pageEdit

Template code
     
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Description

This template is used to insert descriptions on template pages.

Syntax

Add <noinclude>{{documentation}}</noinclude> at the end of the template page.

Usage

On the Template page

This is the normal format when used:

TEMPLATE CODE<includeonly>Any categories to be inserted into articles by the template</includeonly><noinclude>
{{documentation}}</noinclude>

If your template is not a completed div or table, you may need to close the tags just before {{documentation}} is inserted (within the noinclude tags).

A line break right before {{documentation}} can also be useful as it helps prevent the documentation template "running into" previous code.

On the Template/doc page

Normally, you will want to write something like the following on the documentation page:

==Description==
This template is used to do something.

==Syntax==
Type <code>{{t|templatename}}</code> somewhere.

==Samples==
<code><nowiki>{{templatename|input}}</nowiki></code> 

results in...

{{templatename|input}}

<includeonly>Any categories for the template itself</includeonly><noinclude>[[Category:Template documentation|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>

Use any or all of the above description/syntax/sample output sections. You may also want to add "see also" or other sections.

Note that the above example also uses the Template:T and Template:T/piece templates.

Note that, depending on the template, you may need to add a clear or complete a table/div just before

Template documentation follows
Note: the template above may sometimes be partially or fully invisible.
Visit Template:Documentation/doc to edit this documentation. (How does this work?)

Description

This template is used to insert descriptions on template pages.

Syntax

Add <noinclude>{{documentation}}</noinclude> at the end of the template page.

Usage

On the Template page

This is the normal format when used:

TEMPLATE CODE<includeonly>Any categories to be inserted into articles by the template</includeonly><noinclude>
{{documentation}}</noinclude>

If your template is not a completed div or table, you may need to close the tags just before {{documentation}} is inserted (within the noinclude tags).

A line break right before {{documentation}} can also be useful as it helps prevent the documentation template "running into" previous code.

On the Template/doc page

Normally, you will want to write something like the following on the documentation page:

==Description==
This template is used to do something.

==Syntax==
Type <code>{{t|templatename}}</code> somewhere.

==Samples==
<code><nowiki>{{templatename|input}}</nowiki></code> 

results in...

{{templatename|input}}

<includeonly>Any categories for the template itself</includeonly><noinclude>[[Category:Template documentation|{{PAGENAME}}]]</noinclude>

Use any or all of the above description/syntax/sample output sections. You may also want to add "see also" or other sections.

Note that the above example also uses the Template:T and Template:T/piece templates.
 is inserted (within the noinclude tags).

The line break is also useful as it helps prevent the documentation template "running into" previous code.

On the Template/doc pageEdit

;Description
:This template is used to do something.
;Syntax
:Type {{templatename}} somewhere.
;Sample output
:{{templatename|foo}} gives...
:Template:Templatename

Use any or all of the above description/syntax/sample output sections. You may also want to add "see also" or further usage information sections.

Note that the above example also uses the Template:T and Template:T/piece templates.

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