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{{Message_box|
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<noinclude>{{Template}}
id = translateme|
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backgroundcolor = beige|
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'''A "placeholder" flag used to indicate incomplete articles.'''
signalcolor = beige|
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signal = [[Image:Tango-document-new.png]]|
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====Usage====
heading = This article is a stub.|
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message = It may be confusing, not contain enough information, or be a placeholder for an article to come. People are invited to expand it to full article status and remove this box. }}
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This template should be added at the beginning of incomplete articles.
[[Category:Stub]]
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<pre>{{Stub}}</pre>
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Do not confuse this template with [[Template:Expansion]], which is used to flag articles that are relatively complete but lacking in detail.
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Flagged pages will be added to [[:Category:Stub]] for attention. If knowledgeable in a subject, users are encouraged to participate to expand the article and remove the <tt><nowiki>{{Stub}}</nowiki></tt> flag when finished.
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====Example====
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{{Message_box
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|id             = translateme
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|backgroundcolor = white
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|signalcolor     = white
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|signal         = [[Image:Tango-document-new.png]]
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|heading         = This article is a [[Template:Stub|stub]].
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|message         = This typically means the article is a placeholder for an article to come. Knowledgeable users are encouraged to help expand the article.}}</noinclude><includeonly>[[Category:Stub]]
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{{Message_box
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|id              = translateme
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|backgroundcolor = white
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|signalcolor    = white
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|signal          = [[Image:Tango-document-new.png]]
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|heading        = This article is a [[Template:Stub|stub]].
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|message        = This typically means the article is a placeholder for an article to come. Knowledgeable users are encouraged to help expand the article.}}</includeonly>

Revision as of 02:36, 16 December 2009

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 "placeholder" flag used to indicate incomplete articles.

Usage

This template should be added at the beginning of incomplete articles.

{{Stub}}

Do not confuse this template with Template:Expansion, which is used to flag articles that are relatively complete but lacking in detail.

Flagged pages will be added to Category:Stub for attention. If knowledgeable in a subject, users are encouraged to participate to expand the article and remove the {{Stub}} flag when finished.

Example

Template:Message box