Template talk:incomplete

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I like the idea of this template. But I'm wondering if we can make it more vertically compact by shrinking the characters a bit. I think it takes up a bit more space than it needs to. Also, this way, we could use the general format of the bar for other header notices. TheHYPO (talk) 14:31, 21 August 2012 (UTC)

Originally, the characters were sized at 45px, but with the broken image scaling they showed up as broken images. While somewhat apropos for the template, it wasn't what was intended. So I took out the 45px scaling, and they were too large. Given the choice between broken images or large images, I decided to leave them large. Once the image scaling issue is solved, I'm all for shrinking them back to 45px. Blaisepascal (talk) 14:38, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
I've just created {{ambox}} akin to wikipedia's template:Ambox for header messasges on pages. Not sure if we'll really need many of them but I thought why not standardize. I do like that your box is a bit more narrow and compact, but I thought uniformity might win out over a single pretty template.
To that end, I updated this template but put it in a beta location for the time being because, as you say, scaled images are broken. {{Incomplete/beta1}} is what I propose to replace this with once scaling is fixed. Feel free to discuss here whether you like it or not. We could ultimately setup a "type" field for ambox rather than manually putting in a color like they do at wiki (red for big issues, and colour coded down depending on the type of issue) TheHYPO (talk) 14:47, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
I didn't create this template, merely edited it. It was created by Omega, I believe. Blaisepascal (talk) 14:50, 21 August 2012 (UTC)
As I've stated in explain xkcd:Community portal/Proposals#Notice templates, I changed the template to use the {{notice}} template that is already being used in several places, and I'll delete {{ambox}} as it's redundant. Note that the styling of {{notice}} can always be changed. --Waldir (talk)

Recently there have been a lot of people preemptively removing incomplete tags. I think it would be a good idea to add a note to this template along the lines of "do not remove this too early". RamenChef (talk) 16:20, 13 March 2017 (UTC)

I've done this manually a few times in the past. But my BOT will add this in the future.--Dgbrt (talk) 22:59, 13 March 2017 (UTC)