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Template documentation (for the above template, sometimes hidden or invisible)

The template link template is a simple macro template used to display a template name as a link surrounded by braces, thus showing how the template name would be used in code. Its primary use is in instruction and documentation. A short example is that the code:


More complex variations are described below.

Related templates

{{Tlx}} displays with the same enhanced presentation, and also expands several 'placeholder' parameters to generate a sample template call.


{{Tl|Template name to display}}
{{Tl|1==)}} -- use 1= where the template name contains an equals sign (as [[template:=)]] does).


Code Result
{{Tl|X0}} {{X0}}
{{Tl|1==)}} {{=)}}

See also

  • {{Tlp}} – Template link, with up to eight parameters.
  • {{Tlx}} – Template link, up to three parameters and interwiki links, plus uses a non-proportional monospaced font.
  • {{Lts}} – See Lts discussion for more variants.
  • {{Tn}} – Same as tl, but shows the braces as part of the link.
  • {{Evd}} – Show live example
  • {{Tlc}}, {{Tld}} and {{Tlf}} – Template names without links.

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