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Latest revision as of 21:33, 15 February 2022

Template:Database is a general database constructed as the Mediawiki programme permits, as nested switch functions. The data may be extracted easily whether within an article or in a template.

The database contains counties, territories etc, but also units of measurement, which feed the "Convert" function of Template:Convert.

Examples

The following examples demonstrate how to extract data:

[[File:{{Database|Monmouthshire|flag}}|center|50px]] will give:
Flag of Monmouthshire.svg
{{Database|Monmouthshire|Welsh}} will give: Sir Fynwy

Caution: blank fields

Not every data field is completed nor can be. Care must therefore be taken to ensure that you still achieve the right result in every case.

The first example above but substituting "Ayrshire" in place of "Monmouthshire" would produce an error as there is no Ayrshire flag image, so an {{:if: or {{:ifeq: function should be used where there might be a blank field.