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When an article is large, it is often written in summary style. This template is used after the heading of the summary, to link to the sub-article that has been summarized. For Category namespace, please use {{Cat main}} instead.

Use of this template should be restricted to the purposes described above. It is not to be used as a substitute for inline links or {{Further}} template. The latter is used when the section expounds a specific aspect of the topic instead of summarizing its article.

Usage[edit]

Basic usage
{{main|page}}
All parameters
{{main | page1 | page2 | page3 | ... | l1 = label1 | l2 = label2 | l3 = label3 | ... | selfref = yes}}

Parameters[edit]

  • 1, 2, 3, ... - the pages to link to. If no page names are specified, the current page name is used instead (without the namespace prefix). Categories and files are automatically escaped with the colon trick, and links to sections are automatically formatted as page § section, rather than the MediaWiki default of page#section.
  • l1, l2, l3, ...; optional labels for each of the pages to link to (this is for articles where a piped link would be used). Note that the extra parameters use a lower case 'L', for example, l1, not 11.

Examples[edit]