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  • coloring of text,
  • drawing boxes,
  • tooltipping


{{Color |2= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 color of the text, in any valid notation, plus
"b" as a short form for "black" (#000000)
"w" as a short form for "white" (#FFFFFF)
red optional
2 text, in any wiki notation empty required
bg color of the background, in any valid notation transparent optional
title any text to be tooltipped "bg" value optional
css additional CSS attributes empty optional

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

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 formes:

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

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   {{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