Template:Color box/doc

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Description
This template creates a colored text box.
Syntax
{{Color box|<border= color>|<width= percentage>|<color= color>|<align= position>|<text= color>|<content>}}
All parameters are optional.
border - Sets the border color of the box. The default is set to a shade of gray. Colors can be given either by color name[1] (e.g. red or green) or values[2] (like #FF0000).
width - Sets the width of the box. It's recommended to set this as a percentage (of the paragraph width), so 50% will produce a text box half as wide as the surrounding paragraph. If omitted, the text box will be as wide as the surrounding paragraph. When width is set to less than 100%, the box will be centered.
color - Sets the background color of the box. The default is set to black. For valid values see border
align - Sets the position of the text within the box. The default is set to left. Values are: left, center, right or justify.
text - Sets the text color of the box. The default is set to white. For valid values see border.
content - The contents of the box. This can be as long or short as necessary, and wiki formatting (such as bold text or links) works just fine. Note: If the text you would like to use include an equals sign (=), you need to explicitly declare your text as a numbered parameter (i.e. put 1= before your text), otherwise the template will display nothing.
Usage notes
The background color should be darker than the border. Depending on how light the background color is, either white or black text is easier to read. Given that the default skin for the UniWiki has light text on a dark background, a text box with a light background will stand out much more than one with a darker background (but will also make a page look more cluttered, especially if it is used repeatedly).
Examples
{{Color box|A very basic text box}}: gives ...
A very basic text box


{{Color box|color= #144f1d|border= #2f8f2f|A more colorful box!}}: gives ...
A more colorful box!


{{Color box|color= #110033|border= #6600bb|width=50%|A smaller, purple box}}: gives ...
A smaller, purple box


{{Color box|color= #66FFFF|border= #6600FF|text= black|A light blue box with dark text}}: gives ...
A light blue box with dark text


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