Template:Legend row/doc

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Shows a legend row with a colored box.


{{legend|background-color|caption|outline=outline color|border=css border}}
  • background-color is passed to the css background-color property of the color box.
  • The optional outline parameter is the color of the outline around the box.
  • The optional border argument which overrides the outline argument and sets the css description (e.g., 1px solid #aaa) of the border that will be drawn around the box.


Use in text

{{legend|#ff2800|Asia|outline=#A2A9B1}}  (#A2A9B1 is the wikitables border color.)

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Use in captions

Markup Renders as
 [[File:Celts in Europe.png|upright=.9|thumb|right|The Celts in Europe, past and present:
 {{legend|#1a8000|Present-day Celtic-speaking areas}}
 {{legend|#27c600|Other parts of the six most commonly recognized "Celtic nations" and where a Celtic language is spoken but not the dominating language}}
 {{legend|#97ffb6|Other parts of Europe once peopled by Celts; modern-day inhabitants of many of these areas often claim a Celtic heritage and/or culture}}
 {{legend|#D2FFD2|Lusitanian area of Iberia, "Celticity" uncertain}}
 {{legend|yellow|The core Hallstatt territory, expansion before 500 BC}}

Full parameter list

| [legend box's colo(u)r]
| [text following legend box]
| outline =  <!--colo(u)r of border around legend box-->
| border =   <!--use to specify custom CSS styling for border (overrides 'outline')-->
| color =    <!--colo(u)r of 'text'-->
| size =     <!--'text' font-size-->
| text =     <!--to place text inside the legend box-->

See also


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<templatedata> { "params": { "1": { "label": "Color", "description": "The color for the legend entry, in any CSS format", "example": "\"#6D6E00\", \"#ffa\", \"yellow\"", "type": "line", "required": true }, "2": { "label": "Caption", "description": "Label for the legend entry", "example": "\"soda\" is most common", "type": "string", "suggested": true }, "border": { "label": "CSS border style", "description": "CSS style for the legend entry's border", "type": "string" }, "outline": { "label": "Entry outline", "description": "CSS color for the outline of the legend entry", "example": "silver", "type": "line" }, "text": { "label": "Text in the entry", "description": "Text to be displayed in the legend entry box, i.e. within the color specified", "example": "Af", "type": "line" }, "textcolor": { "label": "Text color", "description": "CSS color of text inside the legend's colored box", "type": "string" }, "size": { "description": "Size of the legend entry", "type": "string" } }, "description": "Shows a legend row with a colored box and a caption." } </templatedata>