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Usage edit

Documentation for the underlying template Template:Language characters, though also utilised for all templates that are based pre-defined.

To identify characters on a page that are in a language other than English where difficulty is had with typing them as per the transcription. Pages that use this template will be listed at Category:Problematic language or a subsidiary language category [[Category:Pages with missing language characters]] if language has been identified.

Where this template is used in the Page: namespace, the page status should be marked as Problematic (purple).

{{language characters
|language = 
|texttip =
  • language = user defined parameter, eg. Greek, Cyrillic
where language is defined that word will appear as the language type "Greek characters" or "Cyrillic characters", otherwise a default "language characters" is used
  • texttip = guidance to the reader, if required
  • translit
  • trackingcat = optionally, override the default tracking category (which uses the expensive ifexist parser function)

Predefined templates edit

To make it easier, the following templates utilise this template and sort accordingly into the respective categories

Note edit

Formatting of this template is based on {{tooltip}}.

See also edit