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This template should be added at the beginning of articles that duplicate effort or otherwise overlap with an existing article's scope.
 
This template should be added at the beginning of articles that duplicate effort or otherwise overlap with an existing article's scope.
  
<pre>{{Merge|Article to merge with}}</pre>
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<nowiki>{{Merge|Article to merge with}}</nowiki>
  
 
Please link to any existing merger discussion:
 
Please link to any existing merger discussion:
  
<pre>{{Merge|Article to merge with|Talk:Article to be merged#Merge discussion}}</pre>
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<nowiki>{{Merge|Article to merge with|Talk:Article to be merged#Merge discussion}}</nowiki>
  
Flagged pages can be found in [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Merge]]. Users are encouraged to participate in merger discussions or simply complete the merge (if sensible). The <tt><nowiki>{{Merge}}</nowiki></tt> flag should be removed after the merge is completed or the proposal is rejected.
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Flagged pages can be found in [[Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Merge]]. Users are encouraged to participate in merger discussions or simply complete the merge (if sensible). The {{ic|<nowiki>{{Merge}}</nowiki>}} flag should be removed after the merge is completed or the proposal is rejected.
  
====Example====
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====Example==== <!-- unlike most other template examples, this one is not called directly so as not to categorize the page as disputed; please update the example if updating the code -->
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<nowiki>{{Merge|</nowiki>{{FULLPAGENAME}}<nowiki>}}</nowiki>
  
 
{{Message_box
 
{{Message_box
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|signal          = [[Image:Tango-two-arrows.png]]
 
|signal          = [[Image:Tango-two-arrows.png]]
 
|heading        = This article is a candidate for merging.
 
|heading        = This article is a candidate for merging.
|message        = It is suggested that this page or section be merged with ''[[:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]''. ([[{{{2|:{{NAMESPACE}} talk:{{PAGENAMEE}}}}}|Discuss]])}}</noinclude><includeonly>{{Message_box
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|message        = It is suggested that this page or section be merged with ''[[{{FULLPAGENAME}}]]''. ([[{{TALKPAGENAME}}|Discuss]])}}</noinclude><includeonly>{{Message_box
 
|id              = merge
 
|id              = merge
 
|signal          = [[Image:Tango-two-arrows.png]]
 
|signal          = [[Image:Tango-two-arrows.png]]
 
|heading        = This article is a candidate for merging.
 
|heading        = This article is a candidate for merging.
 
|message        = It is suggested that this page or section be merged with ''[[:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]''. ([[{{{2|:{{NAMESPACE}} talk:{{PAGENAMEE}}}}}|Discuss]])}}</includeonly>
 
|message        = It is suggested that this page or section be merged with ''[[:{{NAMESPACE}}:{{{1}}}|{{{1}}}]]''. ([[{{{2|:{{NAMESPACE}} talk:{{PAGENAMEE}}}}}|Discuss]])}}</includeonly>

Revision as of 21:25, 6 March 2012

This page is a template. It contains no Arch Linux-related information, but should be used as part of other articles. For more information, read Help:Template.

Please do not experiment with this template; you could ruin all pages using this template. If you want to edit this template, copy the text to Template:Sandbox, edit and test it there, and copy it back when it works.

Feel free to voice your opinion regarding this template.

A "merge" flag used to suggest merging of two articles.

Usage

This template should be added at the beginning of articles that duplicate effort or otherwise overlap with an existing article's scope.

{{Merge|Article to merge with}}

Please link to any existing merger discussion:

{{Merge|Article to merge with|Talk:Article to be merged#Merge discussion}}

Flagged pages can be found in Special:WhatLinksHere/Template:Merge. Users are encouraged to participate in merger discussions or simply complete the merge (if sensible). The {{Merge}} flag should be removed after the merge is completed or the proposal is rejected.

Example

{{Merge|Template:Merge}}

Template:Message box