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Enables swift changings for file categorizings, used for CJK character images, in special of the 214 Traditional Radicals
  similar to the templates for Stroke Order Project images (ACClicense, SOlicense/ARlicense)
For more information see: Template talk:Radical0 and the category CJK-singles

The template automatically sets the following categories: various, depending on parameters, always using the Unicode codepoint for sortkey


{{Rcat |1= |2= |3= |4= |5= |u= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 The character empty required
2 Radical number. This parameter passes a number <###> (one to three digits, with or without leading zero[es]) between 001 and 214 to the template. Radical ###—0 will be generated, for images belonging to the 214 Traditional Radicals (without additional strokes).
"333" means a presently unknown radical number, as from Shuowen categorization
empty required
3 Additional stroke count. This is an optional field for the additional stroke count. This parameter enables the use of the template for radicals as well as for non-radical character compositions. empty optional
4 This optional field may be used to set a license for the file. The value may be:
  • (nothing) no action - explicitly licensed
  • a” :  PD-ancient-script: SVG ancient script in the public domain
  • b” :  cc-by-sa-2.0 license
  • c” :  cc-by-sa-2.5 license
  • f” :  GDFL license
  • g” :  cc-by-sa-3.0 license
  • i” :  PD-ineligible license
  • o” :  PD-old license
  • s” :  PD-self license
  • u” :  PD-Unicode license (ineligible)   good choice for characters,
       → best will be to use instead the parameter u= (see below)
  • x” :  PD-text license (ineligible)
  • T” :  (no license) it is a table element for CJK-0
empty optional
5 Variant. This optional field may be used if the character has special attributes. The value may be either: empty optional
u hexadecimal Unicode codepoint, e.g. "u=56CD". The file is licensed by {{PD-Unicode}}, with the codepoint value displayed as e.g. "U+56CD", and categorized into PD Unicode displaying the character empty optional

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



generates (The built-in categorization esures the correct sort within the categories, depending on the characters Unicode code point):


[[Category:Radical 075–0|木]]
[[Category:Kangxi Chinese radicals|木]] 


The template can also be used for characters not representing radicals.
If the character category does not (yet) exist, an infobox-like link to sisterprojects will be generated.

Instead of the categorization shown above, it will be [[Category:Radical ###]] and [[Category:CJK-singles]].