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Template:Duplication

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Usage

This template automatically adds articles to Category:Articles in need of internal merging or Category:Duplicate articles.

Basic usage: {{Duplication|date=September 2021}}

Parameters

All parameters are optional.

TemplateData

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TemplateData for Duplication

Use this cleanup template to indicate that an article or section duplicates the scope of other articles or sections.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Month and yeardate

The month and year that the template was placed (in full). "{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}" inserts the current month and year automatically.

Example
January 2013
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Linesuggested
Duplicate article or sectiondupe

The article or section that this article or section duplicates. This also adds this article to Category:Duplicate articles.

Example
Microsoft Windows
Page namesuggested
Duplicate article or section 2dupe2

A second article or section that this article or section duplicates

Example
#Windows 10
Page nameoptional
Talk page discussiondiscuss

Talk page and section where a relevant discussion is taking place

Example
Talk:Microsoft#Duplicate information
Page nameoptional
Affected area1

Text to replace the word "article", usually "section"

Example
section
Auto value
section
Lineoptional
Section?section

Enter any text here to replace the word "article" with "section".

Example
y
Auto value
y
Lineoptional
Duplicates other sections?othersections

If "Affected area" is set to "section", or "Section?" is true, you can enter "y", "yes", "true", "on" or "1" here to change "other articles" to "other sections".

Example
y
Auto value
y
Lineoptional
Make template smallsmall

Enter "left" here to make the template box small and aligned to the left.

Example
left
Auto value
left
Lineoptional

See also