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{{tlg}} (abbreviating "[t]emplate [l]ink (with) [g]eneral (options)") is a generalised version of the {{tl}} ("template link") template. It can be used to replace or implement {{tl}} and related templates such as {{tlb}}, {{tlx}}, etc.

Parameters[edit]

Named[edit]

With the exception of alttext, {{tlg}}'s named parameters are toggles that are either omitted (default) or activated (by being assigned a value such as "on", "yes", "true", "include", etc.). They may be included in any order (see Examples below):

Parameter Action As in
braceinside Include innermost braces as part of the template link {{tlw}}
bold
boldlink
boldname
Renders the template link/name in bold {{tlb}}, {{tlx}}, etc.
code Display output using HTML <code>...</code> tags (monospaced font) {{tlc}}, {{tlx}}, etc.
plaincode Uses <code style="border:none; background:transparent;">...</code>
kbd Display output using HTML <kbd>...</kbd> tags (monospaced font) {{tltt}}, {{tltt2}}, etc.
italic
italics
Display any parameters accompanying the template link/name in italic/s {{tlxi}}
nolink Don't render the template name as a link {{tln}}
nowrap Prevent the insertion of line breaks (word wrap) in the output {{tlp}}, {{tlf}}, etc.
nowrapname Prevent word wrapping in the output of template name/link (parameters will wrap if needed)
subst Include a subst: prefix before the template link/name {{tls}}
|alttext=[text] Use [text] as the label for the template link {{tla}}

Unnamed[edit]

{{tlg}} may take up to ten unnamed parameters as parameters accompanying the template link (or name); see Examples below.

Examples[edit]

Note
On the source sister projects, en.wikipedia and Meta, X0, X1, X2, …, X9 are sandbox templates for experimentation on involved templates that need be in template space. An auto-cleansing software facility exists that might be used to duplicate the facility on other Sister projects.
Wrapping of long names (default)
Code Output
{{tlg|long template name that would wrap to new line|this is a long value for the 1st parameter that would wrap}} {{long template name that would wrap to new line|this is a long value for the 1st parameter that would wrap}}
Wrapping of long names (nowrap=on)
Code Output
{{tlg|nowrap=on|long template name that would wrap to new line|long value for the 1st parameter that would wrap}} {{long template name that would wrap to new line|long value for the 1st parameter that would wrap}}
Wrapping of long names (nowrapname=on)
Code Output
{{tlg|nowrapname=on|long template name that would wrap to new line|long value for the 1st parameter that would wrap}} {{long template name that would wrap to new line|long value for the 1st parameter that would wrap}}

See also[edit]

Template:Template-linking templates