Template:Distinguish

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Not to be confused with [[:{{{1}}}]].
Template documentation

Usage

{{Distinguish}} is used to create hatnotes to warn about possible confusion with a small number of other, related, titles at the top of article sections according to Wikipedia:Layout.

It is not for use in the "See also" section at the bottom of an article.

{{Distinguish|Article 1|...|Article 4|label 1=label1|...|label 4=label4}}
  • One to four articles can be listed.
  • The word "or" is always placed between the final two entries when displayed.
  • If more than 4 entries are supplied, a message will be displayed pointing out the problem.
  • You can use parameters label 1 to label 4 to specify alternative labels for the links.
Adding newline characters will break article links.

Examples

Not to be confused with article1.
Not to be confused with article1 or article2.
Not to be confused with article1, article2,  or article3.
Not to be confused with article1, article2, article3,  or article4.
Not to be confused with label1.
  • {{Distinguish|article1|article2|label 1=label1|label 2=label2}}
Not to be confused with label1 or label2.

TemplateData

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Distinguish

Adds warning "Not to be confused" on the reader's page, with a short list of related pages.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Page 11

Full name of related page

Page namerequired
Label 1l1 label 1

Custom label for the link, instead of the page name.

Default
Page name
Lineoptional
Page 22

Full name of related page

Page nameoptional
Label 2l2 label 2

Custom label for the link, instead of the page name.

Default
Page name
Lineoptional
Page 33

Full name of related page

Page nameoptional
Label 3l3 label 3

Custom label for the link, instead of the page name.

Default
Page name
Lineoptional
Page 44

Full name of related page

Page nameoptional
Label 4l4 label 4

Custom label for the link, instead of the page name.

Default
Page name
Lineoptional