Formula:Capsa geographica

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Purpose[fontem recensere]

These geoboxes were created:

  • To provide a means for creating consistently-formatted tables and summarizing information
  • To improve navigation between articles within closely-related subjects
  • To maximize the ease of creating and upgrading infoboxes
  • To improve the ease of transferring information to other language Wikipedias by using standardized, database-like fields

Parameters[fontem recensere]

A full list of the parameters available is given here.

Usage[fontem recensere]

See Formula:Capsa geographica/sample.

Features[fontem recensere]

  • no need to format the input data in any way; it is handled by the template
  • automated locator dot placement on maps, based on coordinates or X/Y values
  • automated unit conversion from metric to imperial or reverse
  • automated wikilinking
  • additional fields
  • automated country and state flags
  • background maps
  • foldable list on all multiple fields
  • international categories, (e.g., World Heritage Site), eliminating the need for a second infobox on the same page

See also[fontem recensere]

  • Help:Infobox – from the Editor Handbook
  • Legend – instructions for each field
  • Samples – several completed examples to view for reference
  • Types – sample templates for buildings, nature protected areas, mountains, regions, settlements and water, etc.