User talk:Chowbok

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Again, welcome! John Vandenberg (chat) 23:04, 24 January 2008 (UTC)

ct ligature template[edit]

Hi, just to let you know that the {{ct}} template was disabled because it breaks searches. This means that using it on a page does nothing other than make it harder to validate. Additionally, should search engines become able to interpret this character from a different language as the ct ligature, re-enabling the template would be unlikely to gain support here as it represents a printer's font artefact rather than an actual glyph in the English language. Beeswaxcandle (talk) 08:45, 10 December 2014 (UTC)

Aha. I'll stop using that, then. Thanks. --Chowbok (talk) 08:51, 10 December 2014 (UTC)
I have seen your commentary on an index talk that seems to contrary to the guidance at Wikisource:Style guide. This document is the community's consensus on style, and deviation from that should not be based on a personal preference. If you think that the style guide is in need of updating, then please propose that and let us see where the conversation progresses. — billinghurst sDrewth 08:58, 11 December 2014 (UTC)
People here should be nicer to the newbies. I'm just going off what I was told by other users.--Chowbok (talk) 17:17, 11 December 2014 (UTC)
How was what I said unnice. I pointed you to difference in your proposal to the guidance. — billinghurst sDrewth 11:23, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

Running headers[edit]

Hi, for running page headers with page numbers like Page:An Answer to the Declaration of the American Congress.djvu/15 we use the {{running header}} template. There's an abbreviated redirect {{rh}}, which is what I usually use e.g. Page:The red and the black (1916).djvu/271. A more complex three field use is at Page:Ante-Nicene Christian Library Vol 3.djvu/162. There's a four field version, but I've never needed to use it. Have fun, Beeswaxcandle (talk) 08:28, 12 December 2014 (UTC)

Ah, very cool. Thanks!Chowbok (talk) 18:38, 12 December 2014 (UTC)