Template:Vehicle

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Vehicle
Type Unknown
Featured In {{{books}}}

The {{vehicle}} template is used on articles describing boats, trains, spaceships and other modes of transport.

Parameters[edit]

{{vehicle|title=
|image=
|type=
|creator=
|creators
|owner=
|owners=
|captain=
|earth=
|world=
|universe=
|books=
}}

Required[edit]

|books=
as in other infoboxes the books parameter should provide a list of books or series the vehicle is Featured In
|type=
provide a tag indicating what kind of vehicle it is:
  • Carriages and other road vehicles are tagged with {{cat tag|roadcraft}}
  • Trains and other rail craft are tagged with {{cat tag|railcraft|Traincar}}
  • Aircraft are tagged with {{cat tag|Aircraft}} or {{cat tag|aircraft|Airship}} for example
  • Watercraft are tagged with {{cat tag|watercraft|Ship}} or {{cat tag|watercraft|Boat}}
  • Spacecraft are tagged with {{cat tag|Spacecraft}}
Any more specialised vehicles should be {{tag}}d to the specific page and then added to one of the above too
If the vehicle is present in {{tag+}}, that template should add one of the above categories automatically
If no type is provided, it will show as Type: Unknown as can be seen above

Location & Setting[edit]

|world=
provide the name of the planet and it will be linked to
|earth=
provide the name of the series to link to the appropriate alternative earth page
|universe=
if either of the above are too specific a generalised universe link or tag can be passed

If none of the above properties are given, it will show as World: Unknown as can be seen above

Optional[edit]

|creator= or |creators=
provide links to the people or groups who created the vehicle
|owner= or |owners=
provide links to the people or groups who own or have owned the vehicle
|captain=
provide a link to the person in charge of the vehicles operations

Advanced[edit]

|title=
override the infobox title to the name passed
|cats=
override the default categorisation of category: Objects and Materials
the template will remove the default category when used on any page not in the main namespace

<templatedata> { "params": { "title": { "label": "Title", "description": "override the template title", "deprecated": true }, "type": { "label": "Type", "description": "what kind of vehicle is this, use tag templates", "type": "content", "required": true }, "creator": { "aliases": [ "creators" ], "label": "Creator", "description": "link to the people or groups who created the vehicle", "type": "content", "suggested": true }, "owner": { "aliases": [ "owners" ], "label": "Owner", "description": "link to the people or groups who own the vehicle", "type": "content", "suggested": true }, "captain": { "label": "Captain", "description": "link to the lead operator of the vehicle", "type": "content", "suggested": true }, "earth": {}, "world": {}, "universe": {}, "books": { "label": "Featured In", "description": "link to the books or series the vehicle is featured in", "type": "content", "required": true }, "cats": { "label": "Categories", "description": "override the default category", "default": "" }, "image-artist": { "description": "provide attribution for any art", "deprecated": " |- | colspan=2 style='text-align: center;' | [[File:{{{1}}}|200px]]
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template automatically attributes art in infoboxes"

} }, "paramOrder": [ "books", "type", "creator", "owner", "captain", "earth", "world", "universe", "title", "cats", "image-artist" ], "format": "block" } </templatedata>