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==Usage==
 
==Usage==
Copy the below text into a character page and fill in the blanks. Five items are required; the rest are optional. If left blank, that row will be omitted from the Biobox.
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Copy the below text into a character page and fill in the blanks.
 
 
<pre>
 
<pre>
 
<nowiki>
 
<nowiki>
 
{{Biobox
 
{{Biobox
|subject_name= required
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|subject_name=
|faction= required
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|faction=
|guild= required
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|guild=
 
|title=
 
|title=
 
|nicknames=
 
|nicknames=
 
|game_name=
 
|game_name=
 
|picture=
 
|picture=
|class= required
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|class=
|race= required
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|race=
 
|gender=
 
|gender=
 
|age=
 
|age=
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==Field Descriptions==
 
==Field Descriptions==
*'''subject_name:''' This is the full name of the character (required).
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*'''subject_name:''' This is the full name of the character.
*'''faction:''' The faction of the character as defined by in-game mechanics. ''Alliance'' or ''Horde''. This is for category purposes and does not have to reflect the character persona (required).
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*'''faction:''' The faction of the character as defined by in-game mechanics. ''Alliance'' or ''Horde''. This is for category purposes and does not have to reflect the character persona.
*'''guild:''' Name of the guild the character belongs to (required). Please print this as it appears in-game.
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*'''guild:''' Name of the guild the character belongs to. Please print this as it appears in-game.
 
*'''title:''' Titles bestowed upon the character. "Sir," "Lady," "General," "Grand Soulrender," etc.
 
*'''title:''' Titles bestowed upon the character. "Sir," "Lady," "General," "Grand Soulrender," etc.
 
*'''nicknames:''' Nicknames for the character.
 
*'''nicknames:''' Nicknames for the character.
 
*'''game_name:''' The name of the character exactly as it appears in-game.
 
*'''game_name:''' The name of the character exactly as it appears in-game.
 
*'''picture:''' A picture of the character. This is a file name for a file [[:Special:Upload| uploaded]] on the Earthen Ring Wiki. Ex.: ''BobtheWarrior.jpg'' or ''Sam_by_Sarah.jpg''. The picture is automatically resized for the page. Visit the [[Help:File Uploads]] page for more information.
 
*'''picture:''' A picture of the character. This is a file name for a file [[:Special:Upload| uploaded]] on the Earthen Ring Wiki. Ex.: ''BobtheWarrior.jpg'' or ''Sam_by_Sarah.jpg''. The picture is automatically resized for the page. Visit the [[Help:File Uploads]] page for more information.
*'''class:''' This is the class of the character as defined by in-game mechanics (required). "Mage," "Warrior," etc.
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*'''class:''' This is the class of the character as defined by in-game mechanics. "Mage," "Warrior," etc.
*'''race:''' The race of the character as defined by in-game mechanics (required). "Tauren," "Blood Elf," etc.
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*'''race:''' The race of the character as defined by in-game mechanics. "Tauren," "Blood Elf," etc.
 
*'''gender:''' The gender of the character.
 
*'''gender:''' The gender of the character.
 
*'''age:''' The age of the character. Precise or ambiguous.
 
*'''age:''' The age of the character. Precise or ambiguous.
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*'''skin:''' The skin color/texture of the character.
 
*'''skin:''' The skin color/texture of the character.
 
*'''alignment:''' The personality alignment of the character. "Neutral," "Lawful Good," "Chaotic Evil," etc.
 
*'''alignment:''' The personality alignment of the character. "Neutral," "Lawful Good," "Chaotic Evil," etc.
*'''professions:''' The professions of the character. This may be such as "Tailoring, Leatherworking," or "Temporal Field Fluinetics", whatever fits the character best.
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*'''professions:''' The professions of the character. This may be such as "Tailoring, Leatherworking," or "Temporal Field Fluinetics." Whatever fits the character best.
   
 
==Template Appearance==
 
==Template Appearance==
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|-
 
|-
 
! colspan="2" style="font-size: large; background:lightsteelblue;" | {{{subject_name}}}
 
! colspan="2" style="font-size: large; background:lightsteelblue;" | {{{subject_name}}}
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|-
 
{{#if:{{{picture|}}} |
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:{{{picture}}}|none|250px]]
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
 
{{!}} colspan="2" {{!}} [[Image:{{{picture}}}|none|250px]]
 
}}
 
 
|- valign="top"
 
|- valign="top"
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Guild
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Guild
| [[{{{guild}}}]]
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| [[{{{guild}}}]]
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|- valign="top"
{{#if:{{{title|}}} |
 
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Title
 
| {{{title}}}
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Title'''
 
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|- valign="top"
{{!}} {{!}} {{{title}}}
 
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Nicknames
}}
 
{{#if:{{{nicknames|}}} |
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| {{{nicknames}}}
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
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|- valign="top"
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Nicknames'''
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Game Name
 
| {{{game_name}}}
{{!}} {{!}} {{{nicknames}}}
 
}}
 
{{#if:{{{game_name|}}} |
 
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
 
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Game Name'''
 
{{!}} {{!}} {{{game_name}}}
 
}}
 
 
|- valign="top"
 
|- valign="top"
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Class
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Class
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Race
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Race
 
| [[:Category:{{{race}}}| {{{race}}}]]
 
| [[:Category:{{{race}}}| {{{race}}}]]
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|- valign="top"
{{#if:{{{gender|}}} |
 
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Gender
 
| {{{gender}}}
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Gender'''
 
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|- valign="top"
{{!}} {{!}} {{{gender}}}
 
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Age
}}
 
{{#if:{{{age|}}} |
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| {{{age}}}
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
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|- valign="top"
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Age'''
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Height
 
| {{{height}}}
{{!}} {{!}} {{{age}}}
 
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|- valign="top"
}}
 
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Weight
{{#if:{{{height|}}} |
 
 
| {{{weight}}}
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
 
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|- valign="top"
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Height'''
 
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Hair Color
{{!}} {{!}} {{{height}}}
 
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| {{{hair}}}
}}
 
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|- valign="top"
{{#if:{{{weight|}}} |
 
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Eye Color
 
| {{{eyes}}}
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Weight'''
 
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|- valign="top"
{{!}} {{!}} {{{weight}}}
 
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Skin Color
}}
 
{{#if:{{{hair|}}} |
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| {{{skin}}}
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
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|- valign="top"
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Hair Color'''
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! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Alignment
 
| {{{alignment}}}
{{!}} {{!}} {{{hair}}}
 
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|- valign="top"
}}
 
 
! style="background:#e6e9ff;" |Professions
{{#if:{{{eyes|}}} |
 
 
| {{{professions}}}
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
 
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Eye Color'''
 
{{!}} {{!}} {{{eyes}}}
 
}}
 
{{#if:{{{skin|}}} |
 
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
 
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Skin Color'''
 
{{!}} {{!}} {{{skin}}}
 
}}
 
{{#if:{{{alignment|}}} |
 
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
 
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Alignment'''
 
{{!}} {{!}} {{{alignment}}}
 
}}
 
{{#if:{{{professions|}}} |
 
{{!-}} style="vertical-align:top;"
 
{{!}} style="background:#e6e9ff;" {{!}} '''Professions'''
 
{{!}} {{!}} {{{professions}}}
 
}}
 
 
|}
 
|}
[[Category:{{{faction}}}]] [[Category:{{{faction}}}: Characters]]
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[[Category:{{{faction}}}]][[Category:{{{faction}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{race}}}]][[Category:{{{race}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{class}}}]][[Category:{{{class}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{faction}}}/{{{class}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{game_name}}}]][[Category:{{{guild}}}]]
[[Category:{{{race}}}]] [[Category:{{{race}}}: Characters]]
 
[[Category:{{{class}}}]] [[Category:{{{class}}}: Characters]]
 
[[Category:{{{faction}}}/{{{class}}}: Characters]]
 
[[Category:{{{game_name}}}]]
 
[[Category:{{{guild}}}]]
 

Revision as of 20:23, 9 October 2007

Description

The Biobox automatically categorizes a character page and creates a basic biographical description box. This is intended to ease the process of writing the basic, "dry" character information and sorting it into the wiki, as well as establishing a standard character page appearance.

Usage

Copy the below text into a character page and fill in the blanks.


{{Biobox
|subject_name=
|faction=
|guild=
|title=
|nicknames=
|game_name=
|picture=
|class=
|race=
|gender=
|age=
|height=
|weight=
|hair=
|eyes=
|skin=
|alignment=
|professions=
}}

Field Descriptions

  • subject_name: This is the full name of the character.
  • faction: The faction of the character as defined by in-game mechanics. Alliance or Horde. This is for category purposes and does not have to reflect the character persona.
  • guild: Name of the guild the character belongs to. Please print this as it appears in-game.
  • title: Titles bestowed upon the character. "Sir," "Lady," "General," "Grand Soulrender," etc.
  • nicknames: Nicknames for the character.
  • game_name: The name of the character exactly as it appears in-game.
  • picture: A picture of the character. This is a file name for a file uploaded on the Earthen Ring Wiki. Ex.: BobtheWarrior.jpg or Sam_by_Sarah.jpg. The picture is automatically resized for the page. Visit the Help:File Uploads page for more information.
  • class: This is the class of the character as defined by in-game mechanics. "Mage," "Warrior," etc.
  • race: The race of the character as defined by in-game mechanics. "Tauren," "Blood Elf," etc.
  • gender: The gender of the character.
  • age: The age of the character. Precise or ambiguous.
  • height: The height of the character. Precise or ambiguous.
  • weight: The weight of the character. Precise or ambiguous.
  • hair: The hair color of the character. If there is no hair, fill in "N/A," no hair," etc.
  • eyes: The eye color of the character. If there are no eyes, fill in "N/A," no eyes," etc.
  • skin: The skin color/texture of the character.
  • alignment: The personality alignment of the character. "Neutral," "Lawful Good," "Chaotic Evil," etc.
  • professions: The professions of the character. This may be such as "Tailoring, Leatherworking," or "Temporal Field Fluinetics." Whatever fits the character best.

Template Appearance

Do not use the text below

{{{subject_name}}}
[[Image:{{{picture}}}|none|250px]]
Guild [[{{{guild}}}]]
Title {{{title}}}
Nicknames {{{nicknames}}}
Game Name {{{game_name}}}
Class [[:Category:{{{class}}}| {{{class}}}]]
Race [[:Category:{{{race}}}| {{{race}}}]]
Gender {{{gender}}}
Age {{{age}}}
Height {{{height}}}
Weight {{{weight}}}
Hair Color {{{hair}}}
Eye Color {{{eyes}}}
Skin Color {{{skin}}}
Alignment {{{alignment}}}
Professions {{{professions}}}

[[Category:{{{faction}}}]][[Category:{{{faction}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{race}}}]][[Category:{{{race}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{class}}}]][[Category:{{{class}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{faction}}}/{{{class}}}: Characters]][[Category:{{{game_name}}}]][[Category:{{{guild}}}]]