Template:Current

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Use to identify files that may be overwritten with versions reflecting new information. This applies especially to maps.

The template automatically sets the following categories:

Usage

{{current |interval= }}

Template parameters

ParameterDescriptionDefaultStatus
dateemptyoptional
intervalDesired update interval. One of annually‎, monthly‎, weekly‎, or any other value if a sub-category of Category:Files that need updating is created.emptyoptional
categoryOverride category. Use for template building and debugging purposes only.emptyoptional
Template data
<templatedata>JSON</templatedata> ./. {{TemplateBox}}
TemplateData

TemplateData is a way to store information about template parameters (the description of those and of the whole template) for both humans and machines. It is used by VisualEditor and possibly other tools like Upload Wizard.


Existing template documentation
At Wikimedia Commons, it is recommended to use {{TemplateBox}} with either useTemplateData=1 or useTemplateData=only on the /doc subpage and transcluding it with {{Documentation}} into the template. <nowiki>-tags can be wrapped around the arguments, if required, to avoid templates being expanded.

Newly created template documentation and imports
Another option, especially for imported templates, or for users with JSON experience, is placing raw <templatedata>-tags into the Wikitext of the template, as described in various Wikipediae.

Discussion
There is an ongoing discussion about that matter. Feel invited to comment if you are experienced in either way, your time permits and if you like to share your opinion or to make a suggestion.


Wikipedia's help about TemplateDataCommons-specific information

Use to identify files that may be [[COM:OVERWRITE|overwritten]] with versions reflecting new information. This applies especially to maps.

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

ParameterDescriptionTypeStatus
category

Override category. Use for template building and debugging purposes only.

Pageoptional
date

Lineoptional
interval

Desired update interval. One of <code>annually‎</code>, <code>monthly‎</code>, <code>weekly‎</code>, or any other value if a sub-category of [[:Category:Files that need updating]] is created.

Lineoptional

Additional information

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

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

Localization

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)

note there are TWO LangSwitches