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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Color/doc.

  • coloring of text,
  • drawing boxes,
  • tooltipping


{{Color |2= }}

Template parameters

1color of the text, in any valid notation, plus
"b" as a short form for "black" (#000000)
"w" as a short form for "white" (#FFFFFF)
2text, in any wiki notationemptyrequired
bgcolor of the background, in any valid notationtransparentoptional
titleany text to be tooltipped"bg" valueoptional
cssadditional CSS attributes, like e.g. border and paddingemptyoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: all namespaces

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

See also


This template is not intended to be localized.

Usage: {{Color|color|text}}


  • {{color|red|example text}} → example text
  • {{color|#00F|example text}} → example text
  • {{color|white|example text|bg=black}} → example text
  • {{color|#000|box ''without'' tooltip|css=border:1px solid #7F7|title=}} → box without tooltip

Short forms:

  • {{color||default color|bg=cyan}} → default color
  • {{color|b|black color|bg=gold}} → black color
  • {{color|w|white color|bg=purple}} → white color
  • {{color|b|#FBBD46|bg=#FBBD46}} → #FBBD46

To draw just a color box with bg-color, use it like

  • {{Color||{{0|00}}|bg=#0a0}} → 00   or   {{Color|1=#F0F|2=XX|bg=#F0F}} → XX   or   the short form {{Cbox|#CCC}} → 00

To just tooltip a text, use it like
The <u>{{color|#000|underlined text|title=tooltip example}}</u> is ''{{W|tooltip}}ped'' : 0 The underlined text is tooltipped.

It is also possible to define additional CSS data, e.g.
{{color|b|'''padded box'''|bg=#CFC|css=border:2px dotted #F80;padding:0 8px|title=CSS example}} → padded box

For colors see: Web colors. Three-digit hexadecimal color tables are shown there.

The bg-color is tooltipped — move the cursor to the field to see