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Re: emplates

Jan Steinman
> From: Rowan Collins <[hidden email]>
> On 30/01/06, Mauro do Carmo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> My question is: If I don't want those links, can I include just  
>> part of this
>> page as template?
>> Or in order words: Can I say how many lines I want to be included  
>> in other page
>> using 'referring to the template'?
> Well, in recent versions (possibly only 1.6alpha, though it may be in
> 1.5 as well) you can use <noinclude> and <includeonly> tags to enclose
> parts of a template you only want displayed when viewing it  
> directly...

Works in 1.5.4, at least.

BTW: this is WONDERFUL for documenting templates! I used to document  
templates on the Talk page, but this made it harder for occasional  
users to figure out. Here's a couple examples:

:::: This `telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously  
considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of  
no value to us. -- Western Union internal memo, 1876. ::::
:::: Jan Steinman ::::

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