Template:DNB errata

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Usage[edit]

Used to append the erratum from Index:Dictionary of National Biography. Errata (1904).djvu on to the respective biographies in the main namespace. To use it successfully, there needs to be particular placement of the section tags <section begin="" /> and <section end="" /> in the errata volume.

The template is utilised on the respective biography page, and is placed after the <pages> transclusion with an interceding clear line between them.

{{DNB errata
 | article =     (mandatory)
 | page =        (mandatory)
 | page2 =       (optional)
}}
  • article = name of the person for who the article is named, and needs to replicate the section tags in the Errata
  • page = scan page within the Errata volume.
  • page2 = (optional) where the scan for an article in the Errata gets onto a second page, then this parameter should be added

Example[edit]

{{DNB errata|article=Greaves, Edward|page=151}}

produces:

Dictionary of National Biography, Errata (1904), p.141
N.B.— f.e. stands for from end and l.l. for last line

Page Col. Line  
37 i 22f.e. Greaves, Sir Edward: for 279 read 302
9f.e.  for 225 and 279, i. 18 read 51 and 302


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