Template:For timeline

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This template creates a cross-reference which points readers to the corresponding timeline article.


Basic usage:

     {{For timeline}}

This will create an indented and italicized cross-reference like the following:

     For a chronoligical guide to this subject, see Timeline of the Manhattan Project.

The template should automatically detect the correct title of the timeline article, as long as it has been named in one of the more common patterns for such articles (check the link to be sure it worked). If the template doesn't detect the correct name automatically, then add it in manually like this:

     {{For timeline|Title of timeline article}}

Don't wikilink the parameter; the template will do this for you.


Sometimes used as a hatnote at the top of an article or section, the template can (like {{Further information}}, {{Detail}}, etc.) also be used below a narrative section, or below a list in some other format.

See also

  • {{For glossary}} – similar pointer to a glossary article or section on the topic
  • {{For outline}} – similar pointer to WP:Outline article on the topic
  • {{Main}} – pointer to the main article on a topic
  • {{Main list}} – pointer to the main list article on a topic (usually one for which there are multiple hierarchical or subtopical lists)