Template:Reflist

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This citation template provides formatting and organizational features for footnotes. It encapsulates the ‎<references /> tag used by the cite.php MediaWiki extension to show the list of references as defined by ‎<ref> tags. It adds support for a reduced font size, columns, groups.

If you don't use any of the additional features, then it produces the same output as the simpler and slightly faster ‎<references /> tag.

Parameters[edit]

  • First unnamed parameter:
column-count: a natural number specifying fixed columns into which the reference list is to be rendered. Example: |2|.
column-width: a typographic unit of measurement such as em, specifying the width for the reference list columns. Example: |30em|.
  • refs: used with named references (e.g., ‎<ref name=name />); it specifies a list of some or all named references used in the article.
  • group: identifies by name the subset of references to be rendered; the value should correspond to that used inline, e.g., {{Reflist|group=groupname}} renders all references with groupname as the group name (‎<ref>).
  • liststyle: specifies the style used when the reference list is enumerated; if none is specified, the default is to render a numbered list.

Example[edit]

Lorem.<ref>ipsum</ref><ref>dolor</ref><ref>sit</ref><ref>amet</ref>
Consectetur.<ref>adipisicing</ref><ref>elit, sed</ref><ref>do</ref>

{{Reflist|3}}

gives:

Lorem.[1][2][3][4] Consectetur.[5][6][7]

  1. ipsum
  2. dolor
  3. sit
  4. amet
  5. adipisicing
  6. elit, sed
  7. do

TemplateData[edit]

This is the TemplateData documentation for this template used by VisualEditor and other tools.

Reflist

A reference list, with options for setting columns, groups, extra references etc.

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
Column Count1

no description

Default
1
Numberoptional
Column Widthcolwidth

no description

Stringoptional
List Styleliststyle

Specifies the style used when the reference list is enumerated; accepts any valid CSS value defined for “list-style-type”.

Suggested values
decimal lower-alpha lower-greek lower-roman upper-alpha upper-roman
Default
decimal
Stringoptional
Group namegroup

The name of the references group.

Stringoptional
List of referencesrefs

Provides a space to define named references for use in the article.

Contentsuggested

See also[edit]