Tɛmplet:Legend

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Shows a legend row with a colored box.

Usage[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

{{legend|background-color|caption|outline=outline color|border=css border}}
  • background-color is passed to the css background-color property of the color box.
  • The optional outline parameter is the color of the outline around the box.
  • The optional border argument which overrides the outline argument and sets the css description (e.g., 1px solid #aaa) of the border that will be drawn around the box.

Examples[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Use in text[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

{{legend|black|Africa}}
{{legend|green|Americas}}
{{legend|blue|Oceania}}
{{legend|#ffa|Europe|outline=silver}}
{{legend|#ff2800|Asia|outline=#A2A9B1}}  (#A2A9B1 is the wikitables border color.)
  Africa
  Americas
  Oceania
  Europe
  Asia

Use in captions[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Markup Renders as
 [[File:Celts in Europe.png|upright=.9|thumb|right|The Celts in Europe, past and present:
 {{legend|#1a8000|Present-day Celtic-speaking areas}}
 {{legend|#27c600|Other parts of the six most commonly recognized "Celtic nations" and where a Celtic language is spoken but not the dominating language}}
 {{legend|#97ffb6|Other parts of Europe once peopled by Celts; modern-day inhabitants of many of these areas often claim a Celtic heritage and/or culture}}
 {{legend|#D2FFD2|Lusitanian area of Iberia, "Celticity" uncertain}}
 {{legend|yellow|The core Hallstatt territory, expansion before 500 BC}}
 ]]
The Celts in Europe, past and present:
  Present-day Celtic-speaking areas
  Other parts of the six most commonly recognized "Celtic nations" and where a Celtic language is spoken but not the dominating language
  Other parts of Europe once peopled by Celts; modern-day inhabitants of many of these areas often claim a Celtic heritage and/or culture
  Lusitanian area of Iberia, "Celticity" uncertain
  The core Hallstatt territory, expansion before 500 BC

Use with all parameters[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

{{legend
| #ded <!--light green-->
| The meadow is green.
| outline   = #00e <!--blue >> will be not used because overridden by border-parameter-->
| border    = 2px solid #e00 <!--red-->
| textcolor = #00e <!--blue-->
| size      = 200%
| text      = green
}}
green  The meadow is green.

Full parameter list[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

{{legend
| [legend box's colo(u)r]
| [text following legend box]
| outline =   <!--colo(u)r of border around legend box-->
| border =    <!--use to specify custom CSS styling for border (overrides 'outline')-->
| textcolor = <!--colo(u)r of 'text'-->
| size =      <!--'text' font-size-->
| text =      <!--to place text inside the legend box-->
}}

Limitations[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

Using certain special characters in |text= that have meaning in wikitext can cause unexpected results. To use * in |text=, use |text={{asterisk}}. To use # in |text=, use |text={{number sign}}.

See also[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

  • Variant blocks
    • {{legend striped}}, two colors, for striped color areas
    • {{legend inline}}, uses display:inline to avoid line breaks after each legend
    • {{legend0}}, without the line-feed
    • {{leftlegend}}, with text-align set to left
    • {{color box}} and {{RouteBox}}, with text placed inside the colored legend and article linking
  • {{legend-line}}, legends for lines
  • {{image key}}, allows legend templates being used in image captions to use multiple columns

Templates that list colors

TemplateData[mali mi di yibu sheena n-niŋ]

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TemplateData for Legend

Shows a legend row with a colored box and a caption.

Template parameters[Edit template data]

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Color1

The color for the legend entry, in any CSS format

Example
"#6D6E00", "#ffa", "yellow"
Linerequired
Caption2

Label for the legend entry

Example
"soda" is most common
Stringsuggested
CSS border styleborder

CSS style for the legend entry's border

Stringoptional
Entry outlineoutline

CSS color for the outline of the legend entry

Example
silver
Lineoptional
Text in the entrytext

Text to be displayed in the legend entry box, i.e. within the color specified

Example
Af
Lineoptional
Text colortextcolor

CSS color of text inside the legend's colored box

Stringoptional
Sizesize

Font size of the legend entry, including colored box

Stringoptional