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<font color="blue">Sure, no problems. :-)  /SUF</font>
 
<font color="blue">Sure, no problems. :-)  /SUF</font>
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== Suggested template for intros ==
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Hi Gale,
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Playing around again, I created a template that produces the "page introduction" formatting (text on blue background plate). The template is [[Template:Intro]], where it is actually used recursively(!). I have tested it on [[Test:Suf]] just to check that it works.
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* I used what appears to be your latest intro style.
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* Several paragraphs of text can apparently be supplied!
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* Any equal signs used in the text means that the {{shortcut|1=1=}} prefix has to be used.
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* Embedding one intro in another did not work...
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Unless there are problems I have not foreseen, using this template would save a little typing (not that important), reduce the risk of copy-paste mistakes but also make it easier to change the formatting of intros, should it be necessary.

Revision as of 18:37, 14 November 2007

Re: Pictures and layout

Hi,

Yes, pictures are tricky! Your last edit works better than mine (tough to admit it...). I'll try to remember the <br clear="all"> command, it seems useful — perhaps better than a table, as a table is a bit trickier to sort out structur-wise while editing an unfamiliar page.

Hi Suf. Tables do give you a bit more flexibility as to the placement of the image, though, which may well be an advantage if you are using images as part of a step-by-step tutorial.

Thanks

Gale

Sure, no problems. :-) /SUF

Suggested template for intros

Hi Gale,

Playing around again, I created a template that produces the "page introduction" formatting (text on blue background plate). The template is Template:Intro, where it is actually used recursively(!). I have tested it on Test:Suf just to check that it works.

  • I used what appears to be your latest intro style.
  • Several paragraphs of text can apparently be supplied!
  • Any equal signs used in the text means that the 1= prefix has to be used.
  • Embedding one intro in another did not work...

Unless there are problems I have not foreseen, using this template would save a little typing (not that important), reduce the risk of copy-paste mistakes but also make it easier to change the formatting of intros, should it be necessary.