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Why are these templates creating white spaces?Edit

Oral and maxillofacial surgery
School of Medicine
School of Dentistry

Any page they are used on, the layout is messed up a bit. Any ideas how to prevent this? Regards, Lesion (discusscontribs) 14:15, 10 April 2014 (UTC)

I would recommend using a {{Sidebar}} for this. But I suspect the difference is in whether the table is right-aligned or whether it is float right-aligned. -- Dave Braunschweig (discusscontribs) 15:38, 10 April 2014 (UTC)
Changing to Floatright seems to have done the trick. Many thanks, Lesion (discusscontribs) 16:46, 10 April 2014 (UTC)
Wait, no it didn't work... Lesion (discusscontribs) 16:49, 10 April 2014 (UTC)
I think I found the problem: the noinclude see also links were somehow transcluding white space. When I removed the see also lines, the layout was corrected (see example here->). Lesion (discusscontribs) 16:51, 10 April 2014 (UTC)
It's not the noinclude, but the end of the line just above it. noinclude has to directly follow on the same line or you do get a blank line on your content. -- Dave Braunschweig (discusscontribs) 17:25, 10 April 2014 (UTC)
Ah, I see. Thanks, Lesion (discusscontribs) 21:55, 10 April 2014 (UTC)

Another QEdit

When linking to a wikiversity page from wikipedia, the template {{wikiversity|WIKIVERSITYPAGE}} can be used. However, what if the page title in wikiversity is long, e.g. Oral and maxillofacial surgery/Local anesthesia/Topical anesthetics? This creates a stupid-looking template on wp imo. See e.g.: [1]. Thoughts? Lesion (discusscontribs) 13:16, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

You can add a redirect page here. For example, add a Topical anesthetics page here with a #REDIRECT to the appropriate subpage. You should check first that there are no other appropriate Topical anesthetics pages or here. If there are, create a disambiguation / menu page instead of a redirect page. See Mouse (computing) as an example of a redirect page. See Java as a disambiguation example. -- Dave Braunschweig (discusscontribs) 13:49, 11 April 2014 (UTC)
OK then I made a redirect since currently no other search results with "topical anesthetic" on wikiversity. Many thanks, Lesion (discusscontribs) 16:51, 11 April 2014 (UTC)


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