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Energy X (talk) 23:10, November 5, 2018 (UTC)


That's a bit interesting that you mention that. Years ago, I also found that very unpractical to have one template just for those pages. When I did add the code, some people didn't like that, since these kind of templates were used on other pages before.

Before I do anything further, I must ask, this is all based on the flag on the template, right? Would changing the template from Infobox to, say, Data, remove the warning? Energy X 23:11, November 6, 2018 (UTC)

I see, I'll have to do something about it. There's also a small issue that has been bugging me for some time. Here is a template for character pages. The thing is that we have two parameters - one for the first game the character appeared in, and the other for other games they appeared in. I know there's some code that can actually merge these two, so there won't be any need for separate parameters. It's function is supposed to be like this:
|generationnum = I
|generationnum2 = [[Generation II|II]], [[Generation III|III]], [[Generation IV|IV]]
The generationnum parameter links to the page Generation I. I'd simplify the code:
|generationnum = I, II, III, IV
So now there's one parameter, and now I, II, III and IV are actually links to Generation I, II, III and IV pages.

It's somewhat unrelated, but I have your attention as a (portable) infobox coder. Energy X 23:37, November 6, 2018 (UTC)


Could you look into the table on [[[Deoxys]] page? There should be four tabbers, but there's no scroll tab to click on all of zhem. Energy X 09:53, March 3, 2020 (UTC)

Infobox issue
I was referring to infobox, yes. The tabs, where one can click to display different content, cannot be moved by a mouse. I can only press to show Normal, Attack and Defense form, but I can't scroll to display "Speed Forme" to click on it. Energy X 17:58, March 3, 2020 (UTC)
If I use Google Chrome on Android phone, I can simply swipe the tabber to show more options. However, on Windows 10 on Firefox, I can't swipe the tabber. Energy X 12:00, March 5, 2020 (UTC)
I've tested the .css code and it works. It's a bit ugly to have a slider, but at least it works. Thanks. Energy X 16:24, March 5, 2020 (UTC)

Quick question

Do you know the timeframe of when this wiki will be migrating to UCP? Ellis99 Volcanion 11:57, August 22, 2020 (UTC)

I hope this is not a stupid question as it may sound, but do we have the functionalities of MediaWiki expansions, like variables, loops and arrays? Energy X 22:52, August 22, 2020 (UTC)
OK, just didn't want it to turn ugly like this. Energy X 23:19, August 22, 2020 (UTC)
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