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My userpage

On my userpage it appears I have a span tag not closed that makes things blue and bigger. I can not find it. Can someone take a look at my userpage, find it, and close it? Matt 02:36, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

You have the text span on your page 82 times. Congrats. I cannot find any occurrence of an open tag however. svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 02:43, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
^XD 222 talk 02:46, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
I can see an extra tag, but no . 222 talk 02:52, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
I fixed the thing and found the problem
:<span style="color:blue; font-size:150%"><span style="font-size:200%; color:#ff00ff; font-family:Arial Rounded MT Bold;">MY POLLS</span><br /></span>
<span style="color:blue; font-size:150%">{{/Polls}}<br /><br /></span>
:<span style="color:blue; font-size:150%"><span style="font-size:200%; color:#ff00ff; font-family:Arial Rounded MT Bold;">MY USERBOXES</span><br /><div style="text-align:center;">{{/Userboxes}}</div></span>
<span style="color:blue; font-size:150%"></span>

You are giving a style to the transcluded pages. So there is not an unclosed tag, just you went crazy with turning things blue Wink. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 02:56, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

Evil is so much pro-er than the combined efforts of 222, Zammy and Matt combined... 222 talk 02:59, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

Level 1 headers

Why are level 1 headers no long editable. Can this be fixed? 222 talk 02:52, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

They're editable for me... Matt 02:54, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Fine for me too. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 02:57, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
But not for me...
222 talk 02:57, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Oh, in the new skin! That's because it fails. =D Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 02:59, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
I'm sure someone can make a js to fix that. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 03:01, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Not everything will be solved by JS, however you cannot currently edit level one headers due to line 1382 of this link. Here is the solution:
.WikiaArticle h1 .editsection { display: inline !important; }
There you go. Ryan PM 03:23, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
You so smart! Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 03:25, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Woah. I put a lot of unneeded pieces in that url... Time to redact. Ryan PM 03:27, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
You are so brilliant! 222 talk 03:40, October 7, 2010 (UTC)


I have {{Signatures/{{USERNAME}}}}. It gives {{Signatures/<insert name here>}}. How do I make it actually transclude the template? Matt 06:34, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

You can't, that's made with a js script and is loaded after the what's on the page is loaded. Sorry. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 06:43, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Angry Matt 08:55, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

"...there are more effective ways to "bump" the thread"?

[[RuneScape:Requests for comment]] says that using {{Rfc}} on RS:YG threads is discouraged because "...there are more effective ways to "bump" the thread". May I ask what these ways are? Cause Canvassing is a violation of RS:C. Matt 10:28, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

You're not canvassing by posting something on a thread... Canvassing is soliciting support from specific editors. Adding a comment bumps the thread so that everyone sees it. Of course, I would try to make the comment have some meaningful content. --LiquidTalk 17:26, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Oh ok. I just read it wrong. Thanks for clearing it up. Matt 02:29, October 8, 2010 (UTC)

User Page Levels

I followed the directions at RS:CYP to set up the HS autoupdate with QBot. However, I wasn't able to work out how to plug the output into Template:User stats... Can anyone please help me? it would be much appreciated. Thanks! Micha 13:43, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

{{Parse user stats|Data={{User:Micha/LevelHS}}|Name=Micha Rune}} That code should do the trick. ShinyUnown T | C | E 16:42, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
So the full code would be {{User stats|{{Parse user stats|Data={{User:Micha/LevelHS}}|Name=Micha Rune}}}}? Micha 16:54, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
No, I tried it out and it didn't work... Frown Micha 16:55, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
The full code is {{Parse user stats|Data={{User:Micha/LevelHS}}|Name=Micha Rune}}. Quest.png Gaz Lloyd 7:^]Events!99s 17:21, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Oh, I see -- that code does the same jobs as Template:User stats. Didn't realize that. One last question -- How do I fill in missing info, and more importantly, how do I either move the box out from under the followed pages or move/remove the followed pages off the box? (as you probably can tell, I'm a bit of a newb when it comes to Wiki coding). Thanks!! Micha 17:37, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
You can use this:
{{Parse user stats|Data={{User:Micha/LevelHS}}|Name=Micha Rune|Combat=correct combat level|Music=tracks unlocked|Quest=quest points|Strength=strength level}}
You can use all of the standard skill names for all skills, however this doesn't override the skill level if its already available.
As for followed pages, you need to visit Special:Preferences, click the Followed pages tab then check the Make my followed pages list private box. More info on Help:Removing followed pages. Quest.png Gaz Lloyd 7:^]Events!99s 17:52, October 7, 2010 (UTC)
Wow -- Awesome! Thanks! Micha 18:10, October 7, 2010 (UTC)

Changes to quest articles

We'll implement Forum:Changes to quest articles#Conclusion. This means that we'll have some work to do.

  • Modifications to the current content:
    • Add HasWalkthrough to the top of each article.
    • Consolidate the release information, etc into {{Infobox quest}}.
    • Move {{Quest details}} under the walkthrough header, and remove the details header.
For example, we want:
{{Quest details}} (with the appropriate content)
===Starting Out===
  • Adding new content:
    • Storyline header: Add information about the storyline.
    • Official Description header: Copy over the official description from Jagex's site under its own header (this may need to be removed if it violates copyright law).
    • Rework/History header: Add other miscellaneous historical information, such as reworks.
    • Development Team header: Add the development team, including the reworks if applicable.

Obviously, we can't finish this in a day. We will most likely need a wikiguild to do this. The first bullet (adding the HasWalkthrough template) can probably be done with AWB, so if anyone wants to volunteer right now, go ahead. --LiquidTalk 15:24, October 10, 2010 (UTC)

Proposed --LiquidTalk 15:34, October 10, 2010 (UTC)
Shouldn't this be on RS:TODO? Matt 05:48, October 11, 2010 (UTC)
Already being proposed on Wikiguilds though. 222 talk 05:51, October 11, 2010 (UTC)

Rfd Templates

Something is amiss in either {{Rfd top}} or {{Rfd bottom}}. Look here. Though the General Khazard RfD had both the top and bottom templates, the RfD box still extended to the bottom of the page. It's probably a case of someone forgetting to close a tag. --LiquidTalk 17:41, October 11, 2010 (UTC)

Fixed, I reworked it so no matter what there is an opening and closing tag (by default, a div with no properties), but try not to have archived mixed in with non-archived or else the variable "archive" could get defined by something else than meant meaning the bottom may not say "The above discussion is preserved as an archive of the debate. No further edits should be made to this page." (not a terrible thing in my opinion). Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 18:28, October 11, 2010 (UTC)


Is it possible to add a parameter to {{HasStrategy}} to make it so when the parameter is in use, it links to <insert pagename here>/<insert what's in parameter here>, but when not in use, it defaults to <insert pagename here>/Strategies? It would be useful for guides that aren't called <insert pagename here>/Strategies. Thanks! Matt 06:22, October 13, 2010 (UTC)

Yes Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 06:29, October 13, 2010 (UTC)
Well can you please? Matt 06:32, October 13, 2010 (UTC)
I'm making it now, but now i'm gonna get a edit conflict!!!!!!!!!!. Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 06:35, October 13, 2010 (UTC)
Why? Matt 06:37, October 13, 2010 (UTC)
Cause u edited this page, and i had it open and was working on the code, now let we work it out. Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 06:40, October 13, 2010 (UTC)
I moved every strategy page I could find to /Strategies. So wouldn't it be better to move it them to /Strategies 222 talk 06:50, October 13, 2010 (UTC)

Ok, this is the code i've come up with {{#ifexist:{{PAGENAME}}/Strategies|[[{{PAGENAME}}/Strategies|here]]||[[{{{1}}}|here]]}}. It's not perfect yet, if it's on a page with the /Strategies it will auto put that up. Currently add the paramater in doesn't do anything and the text is blank if the page does not have the correct name. If a freak could fix it, it should work ,but i'm stumped from here. Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 08:06, October 13, 2010 (UTC)

Wouldn't it be easier to just have it be like: ''This article has a strategy guide [[{{PAGENAME}}/{{{1|Strategies}}}|here]].'' That way would make it link to PAGENAME/the parameter if you put one in, or if you don't put in a parameter then it would go to PAGENAME/Strategies. (forgive me if there's a slight coding mistake, I did this from memory) insaneular 01:30, October 16, 2010 (UTC)
Thats what we used initially, then I changed it to the current setup and moved every strategy page I could find to "strategies". I don't want to return to the old setup as it doesn't require text on every page. 222 talk 07:19, October 16, 2010 (UTC)

Infobox quest

Could Template:Infobox quest be modified to automatically add categories for different types of quests when the correct information is added.

Currently I have made the following categories:

Quest difficulties:

They are all part of the Category:Quests by Jagex difficulty

222 talk 22:52, October 15, 2010 (UTC)

Done. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 22:59, October 15, 2010 (UTC)

Messed up talk page..

I was attempting to archive my current talk page and I thought by simply moving it to User_talk:Star Find/archive_2 that it would create a new archive, thus blanking my talk page, but I seem to have been mistaken.

How do I correct the problems with my talk page? Any help is appreciated. Star FindTalk 23:06, October 20, 2010 (UTC)

You talk is a redirect now, go there and blank it or whatever, just remove "#REDIRECT [[User talk:Star Find/archive 2]]". Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody!
Thanks, Evil. Star FindTalk 23:11, October 20, 2010 (UTC)
No problem. =D Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 23:27, October 20, 2010 (UTC)

Custom navigation bar in oasis

Did anyone figure out how to do that yet? Matt 04:22, October 23, 2010 (UTC)

you can't, yet. Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 04:23, October 23, 2010 (UTC)
Sniff Matt 04:27, October 23, 2010 (UTC)

Quest Infobox

Can someone make categories like "Needs official length added" or "Needs head developer added" for each of the main parameters of {{Infobox Quest}} and add the code to make it that when the parameter is empty that these categories get added to the page? Just like every other infobox. You don't need to make a category for "Update" or "Release" as Category:Needs update added and Category:Needs release date already exist. Thank you! Matt 05:54, October 11, 2010 (UTC)

Okay, made the categories. [[:Category:Needs game guide link]], [[:Category:Needs head developer]], [[:Category:Needs official length]], and [[:Category:Needs official difficulty]]. So you can add the code without making the categories. Smile Matt 06:56, October 11, 2010 (UTC)
Done. Matt 07:14, October 17, 2010 (UTC)

The new infobox quest template needs the "Series" parameter re-done, so when adding "None" for when a quest is not part of a series, it doesn't link to "None" a non-existant article. 222 talk 06:26, October 11, 2010 (UTC)

(edit conflict) I. Totally. Just. Wrote. That. But. In. Different. Words. But. It. Conflicted. You. Beat. Me. To. It. OMG! Frown Matt 06:29, October 11, 2010 (UTC)
I removed the bit to make it link but it'd be real cool If when "None" is entered, it doesn't link, but when something else is entered it does. Matt 06:30, October 11, 2010 (UTC)

Wikia respond, don't they?

Wikia do respond to emails you send them through Special:Contact, right? Matt 04:44, October 26, 2010 (UTC)

Most of the time...if you are talking about sending them a letter about TLUL/wikia skin please don't. It won't change anything other than call more attention to those matters, which is the LAST thing we need. HaloTalk 04:49, October 26, 2010 (UTC)
Thanks, but too late. Matt 05:41, October 26, 2010 (UTC)


Can somebody flip this image while still keeping the background transparent? I tried to do it myself with MS Paint but it made the background black. Frown Matt 06:01, October 28, 2010 (UTC)

I don't think MS Paint supports transparency. 222 talk 06:21, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
That would explain it. Matt 06:22, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
Why exactly does it need to be flipped? HaloTalk 18:41, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
I was wondering the same thing. I have it done on my computer, and will upload it as soon as I know why. Should it be a new version of the existing file, or a separate File: altogether? Just let me know. Micha 21:28, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
Same file. HaloTalk 21:30, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
That's what I thought. I still don't get why it needs flipping... Micha 21:42, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
Unless it has changed in RS, we will not flip it. Why do you want it flipped? Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 22:01, October 28, 2010 (UTC)
Oh no no, I don't want it uploaded to the wiki. I meant if somebody could give me a photobucket link or something. I need it flipped for this sig request. Matt 05:52, October 29, 2010 (UTC)
Link: [1]
Is that all you need? If not, let me know. Micha 08:18, October 29, 2010 (UTC)
Yep, that's good. Thanks. Matt 11:03, October 29, 2010 (UTC)
Great. 11:52, October 29, 2010 (UTC)


Ok, i done quite some work with coding on this wiki, but there is one thing i don't understand: {{#var:(things)}}. How does it work? is it some kind of {{{1}}} but a little different or something? JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 15:00, October 31, 2010 (UTC)

{{#vardefine:VariableName|InitalValue}} sets up a variable with the name being VariableName and having a value of InitalValue. To change the variable name, you would use {{#vardefine:VariableName|NewValue}}. Then if you were to use the variable you have created you would use {{#var:VariableName}}, and it will use the value of the variable. At least this is what I got from reading this from Q. svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 02:55, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
Look at mw:Extension:VariablesExtension, it helps. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 10:17, November 1, 2010 (UTC)


Code for PAGENAME to make is subst the FIRST word of the pagename, and the link it to that metal bar. For example:

[[Metal pickaxe]]


[[Metal bar]]

Thanks, LordDarkPhantom 13:17, November 1, 2010 (UTC)

There's no such parser function/magic word listed on the MediaWiki site (see mw:Help:Magic words#Page names). Sorry Evil! Magic-icon.pngStelercusIlluminated Book of Balance.png 13:27, November 1, 2010 (UTC)

Here ya go.
[[{{subst:#explode:{{subst:PAGENAME}}| |0}} bar]]
mw:Extension:StringFunctions##explode: Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 20:54, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
Is that extension installed on the wiki? Magic-icon.pngStelercusIlluminated Book of Balance.png 21:01, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
Yes it is, see "pie" is really "{{#explode:I like pie| |2}}". Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 21:09, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
And all string functions on that page are installed too. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 21:10, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
Amazing! Look at this section in edit mode. Magic-icon.pngStelercusIlluminated Book of Balance.png 00:57, November 2, 2010 (UTC)
I Heart you too! =D Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 00:59, November 2, 2010 (UTC)

How can I kill floating toolbar, etc...?

How can I kill the floating toolbar at the bottom and the garbage/ads about other wikis? I don't want the links to other wikis at the right or at the bottom. Is there a way to turn them OFF? Mamabear47 09:24, November 5, 2010 (UTC)

Try taking a look at my personal css, there's lots of code that you might like to add.

To remove the toolbar add the following to your css:

div.toolbar {display: none !important;}

To remove ads, install AdBlock, a plugin/extension avaliable on Mozilla Firefox/Google Chrome.

OR add this to your css.

div.WikiaMainPageBanner {display:none !important}
div#HOME_TOP_RIGHT_BOXAD.wikia-ad.noprint {display:none !important}

222 talk 09:32, November 5, 2010 (UTC)

THANK YOU!!!! I feel so much better already! Mamabear47 08:28, November 6, 2010 (UTC)

A few more ideas

Another idea cropped up. Adding links to the vacated bar at the top where links to other wikis used to be before I removed them. Have a go at that. Wink 222 talk 06:10, November 8, 2010 (UTC)

Here's some:
//Add links to Global Navigation\
if ( wgNamespaceNumber !=401 && !window.GlobalLinksLoad  ) {
        addOnloadHook( addGlobalLinks );
var GlobalLinksLoad = true; // prevent duplication
function addGlobalLinks () {
    $('<li id="StellarDawn"><a href="">Stellar Dawn</a></li>').appendTo('ul.GlobalNavigation');
    $('<li id="CommunityCentral"><a href="">Community Central</a></li>').appendTo('ul.GlobalNavigation');
Once again, I am reminding you to use unique li id's for each new link. If you have hidden global navigation, change it to where you hide the li's of global and add each new li#____ from the addGlobalLinks to appear in your CSS. Ryan PM 15:26, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
What CSS do I add? I can't find the right code. 222 talk 06:14, November 9, 2010 (UTC)
Whatever you put in for <li id="UNIQUENAME"></li> is what you will put as li#UNIQUENAME { display: block !important; }. Everthing should look the same as the image on ym userpage if all goes well. Now for those links you want to remove in the Global Nav, instead of doing it to everything, try:
header#WikiaHeader > nav > ul > li {
    display: none; }
header#WikiaHeader > nav > ul > li:first-child,
header#WikiaHeader > nav > ul > li:last-child {
    display: block; }
Hope that helped.Ryan PM 06:29, November 9, 2010 (UTC)
That got rid of the "Create new Wiki" button, but the other links are still there. 222 talk 06:51, November 9, 2010 (UTC)
.GlobalNavigation > li {
    display: none !important; }
My bad, that's what you might have needed also. Take a look at my CSS and JS if you want anything. I'll suggest this now, get Firebug for FireFox to preview other people's CSS. Ryan PM 14:35, November 9, 2010 (UTC)
I use Google Chrome. 222 talk 05:07, November 10, 2010 (UTC)

Since Wikia doesn't seem to be actively working to get a customised nav-bar working, I wonder if some js could be created to implement this manually. Thanks, 222 talk 08:03, November 8, 2010 (UTC)

I'll start on this in about five to ten hours. However, Wikia is looking into making a personal subpage for this in the coming months. Ryan PM 15:26, November 8, 2010 (UTC)


Template:Hiscore, Had been broken for months now and no one has looked in to it.
It's a very usefull tool in the calculator world.
It was made by Catcrewser, a user that has been offline for a very long time.
So yea, what do you think, should some one look in to it?
How is it broken? It only prints 2 and 4 as levels.
--Farming cape (t).png Ikin Talk 22:58, October 30, 2010 (UTC)

From the template's page:

In the case of error, the following status codes may be returned:

  • 0 - Enter a display name.
  • 1 - The user does not exist.
  • 2 - An unknown error occurred, try again.
  • 3 - You have gone beyond the limit of two separate names per page.
  • 4 - The skill does not exist.
  • 5 - The type does not exist.
So there are several errors occurring. I expect some sort of upgrade at Wikia broke it. I suggest poking The Almighty Q about it. I'm a regular user and I approve this message.  TLUL Talk - Contribs 03:47, November 3, 2010 (UTC) 


How you you follow a talk page, or for that matter, any page? Cartermac4 18:15, November 1, 2010 (UTC)Cartermac4

Two ways: click "Follow" at the top that has a gold star to the left or if you have a little bit of experience with URLs, you can add "&action=watch" to the end of any page's URL. HaloTalk 18:19, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
I don't see the follow button. Cartermac4 20:34, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
You are probably on the new skin and not Monaco. On the new skin, find this and click it: it should be on all follow-able pages. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 21:01, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
It says I'm following. But when I go on my user page and click followed pages, it doesn't come up. Cartermac4 21:06, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
Special:Following, that page? Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 21:15, November 1, 2010 (UTC)
It could also be Special:Watchlist, otherwise I'm wondering since this issue is a week old if it has been completed.. Ryan PM 05:48, November 8, 2010 (UTC)

Utilising that blank space on the floating toolbar

Could someone please conjure up some js that can allow me to add links to the floating toolbar? Thanks, 222 talk 21:35, November 5, 2010 (UTC)

(Ignore this, scroll down a bit) Here is my list of links that I use on my toolbar:
//Add links to Toolbar

$('<li id="YewGrove"><a href="/wiki/Forum:Yew_Grove">Yew Grove<img src="" width="15" height="15" align="left"></a></li>').appendTo('');

$('<li id="UploadLog"><a href="/wiki/Special:Log/upload">Upload log<img src="" width="15" height="15" align="left"></a></li>').appendTo('');

$('<li id="RSWRC"><a href="/wiki/Special:RecentChanges">Recent Changes<img src="" width="15" height="15" align="left"></a></li>').appendTo('');
While I don't yet know (I will soon) how to make a simple template for (link, name, image) in JS, you should follow those above with a unique li id, link, name, and image source with the 15 width and height along with the appending. The only thing that is bugging me is the inability to use JS from personal, or for that matter global personal, userspace on Special pages. If someone else can figure it out before me, I'd love it very much. Lastly, for the images, I took them from the vast array here. Ryan PM 04:54, November 8, 2010 (UTC)

Okay, here's a better one that works on all namespaces:

//Add links to Toolbar
if ( wgNamespaceNumber && !window.ToolbarLinksLoad  ) {
        addOnloadHook( addToolbarLinks );
var ToolbarLinksLoad = true; // prevent duplication
function addToolbarLinks () {
        $('<li id="YewGrove"><a href="/wiki/Forum:Yew_Grove">Yew Grove<img src="" width="15" height="15" align="left" border="0"></a></li>').appendTo('');
        $('<li id="UploadLog"><a href="/wiki/Special:Log/upload">Upload log<img src="" width="15" height="15" align="left" border="0"></a></li>').appendTo('');
        $('<li id="RSWRC"><a href="/wiki/Special:RecentChanges">Recent Changes<img src="" width="15" height="15" align="left" border="0"></a></li>').appendTo('');

Same principle applies with the new links, names, and images. Ryan PM 05:20, November 8, 2010 (UTC)

Awesome! Thanks heaps! 222 talk 05:38, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
You're welcome. I was wanting this for awhile. No one else seemed to have done it yet, so I went and did one after reading this. Just one note, I wouldn't suggest more than six links if you want to keep them all on the 1010px toolbar. (Scripting Novice in training) -- Ryan PM 05:43, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
I can probably fit another 2-4 links on. 222 talk 06:03, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
Just a few issues I have come across. It doesn't show on the main page no matter how many force-refresh-cache-clearings I do. Also, it doesn't show when viewing old revisions. 222 talk 06:07, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
Actually, it doesn't show on any mainspace page. Frown 222 talk 06:22, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
Every time I switch computers it seems to stop working. 222 talk 07:23, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
Change wgNamespaceNumber && !window.ToolbarLinksLoad to wgNamespaceNumber !=401 && !window.ToolbarLinksLoad (Because the video extension won't be installed on this Wiki, the !=401 was best to use). I gor the script to work on several computers, maybe a hard refresh is needed. Ryan PM 15:26, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
Changed it, but its really buggy. It appears and disappears randomly and I have to force-refresh all the time. 222 talk 09:13, November 9, 2010 (UTC)


Could someone please take a look at the following pages...

...and fix them up, especially removing whatever template "Afu" is; as I cannot find the source of the problem, and me tampering with codes will probably cause the Wiki to implode.

I didn't fix the whole coding(looks like a whole lot, so i let Ikin who already knows what it does fix it) but i did fix the links. The problem was that the parameter marker (thing between {{{ and }}}) had a { and } less so it ended up as template instead of parameter marker(don't let your head implode now plz) JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:32, November 23, 2010 (UTC)

Thanks, 222 talk 05:50, November 20, 2010 (UTC)

And also take a look here for some template called "Template:4" 222 talk 05:51, November 20, 2010 (UTC)

On it. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:32, November 23, 2010 (UTC)
I tried creating the template page to make it clearer where the template is: nothing found. I have no idea where it could be, srry. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:52, November 23, 2010 (UTC)
*spins wiki gun* *blows smoke from barrel* Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 03:01, November 24, 2010 (UTC)

Can someone also try to clear this, I can't find it. Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 06:59, November 23, 2010 (UTC)

Hmm sentra, that is probably one of the 1000 templates that are on that page. I am on it. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:32, November 23, 2010 (UTC)
I redirected the file page to an image and then found it. It was in his sig. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 13:52, November 23, 2010 (UTC)

Auto-refresh shifting things to one side

Does this happen to anyone else? When I enable auto-refresh, the text is shifted to one side. See the image links for more info.

  • Auto-refresh switched off: [2]
  • Auto-refresh swithched on: [3]

222 talk 03:02, November 14, 2010 (UTC)

I've noticed it do that. svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 23:08, November 14, 2010 (UTC)
It's existed since it was added to the wiki. However Pcj coded it at [[w:c:dev:AjaxRC]] and he isn't coming back. Ryan PM 05:38, November 16, 2010 (UTC)
It doesn't do that on Wowpedia, could we copy it off there? 222 talk 05:40, November 16, 2010 (UTC)
Well since they use vector not oasis probably not, but i'm not 100% sure. Hunter cape (t).png Sentra246Blue hallowe'en mask.png 11:58, November 18, 2010 (UTC)

Comment - What it has been doing at least since the last edit to that page is that it is adding/replicating the div id of the WikiaArticle and the respective class. Once this has been removed from the original script, it shouldn't add another 10px of padding. Ryan PM 21:01, November 29, 2010 (UTC)

Summaries Disappearing

So.. Sometimes I prefer Wiki Activity over Recent Changes since you can see the edit summaries. However, since last night, they haven't been showing up on about 90% of the edits (including my own). Did I hit a button or what? >.< sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 20:20, November 18, 2010 (UTC)

So they weren't appearing on your own edits that you had edit summaries on? Matt 06:09, November 19, 2010 (UTC)
Correct. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 14:01, November 19, 2010 (UTC)
Yeah, mine aren't appearing either. Matt 01:27, November 20, 2010 (UTC)
I believe it is a change Wikia made. I am going to guess it hides the edit summaries on minor edits. svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 04:37, November 23, 2010 (UTC)
Mine weren't minor... unless Wikia also have a new thing that labels small edits minor automatically... Matt 05:54, November 23, 2010 (UTC)

Custom nav bar

Could someone good with JS please make me custom nav bar (Yes, I am probably talking to Ryan Wink), all the links I would like are found here. Thanks, 222 talk 08:19, November 26, 2010 (UTC)

I'll post the mess soon, however if someone can convert (at least make the JS reference the content on his subpage) for a cleaner load, it would be much appreciated. Here is the code for some of it and here is the code that Monaco used for another PHP equivalent. Ryan PM 17:09, November 29, 2010 (UTC)
Sorry, been a little busy. If you still want it, I'll try to get around to it. Otherwise, you'll have a better chance of Wikia making a subpage for your nav than relying entirely on JS. Ryan PM 06:16, December 10, 2010 (UTC)
Like you said in IRC, it would lag my page loads by a few seconds. So I'll wait for Wikia. Thanks, 222 talk 06:17, December 10, 2010 (UTC)

Help Topics

(all of these are completed)

1.Improve Userbox

Dungeoneering.png This user dungeoneers when bored.

That userbox needs help. It looks messed up on my profile. Can someone make the size normal?

2.About weapons with infoboxes that have no stat bonuses.

Items, like the Golden Hammer, can be used as weapons but have no stat bonuses. Should the stat infobox be removed? (NOT including the item equipped).

3.Make new category page

Make a new category page for messed up userboxes. I want the userbox above in this category. (if you can't fix it.) Also, some userboxes, the image link shows instead of the image. For example, this userbox looks like this

Prayer This user's lowest skill is Prayer, with a level of 42.

on my profile instead of what it should be.Defence-icon.png99 i fail Attack-icon.png 21:46, December 26, 2010 (UTC)

Dungeoneering.png This user dungeoneers when bored.
  1. How is that?
  2. They should have the stat boxes, because it allows for more consistency, and a more standard way of showing weapons.
  3. You put '' around it which isn't right. svco4bY.png3Gf5N2F.png 02:35, December 27, 2010 (UTC)

Add this to runescape:userboxes/pastimes

completed {{Template:Userbox/pastimedungeoneers}} the name is userbox/pastimedugneoneers.

Making a new yew grove topic

I want to make a new yew grove topic. How (if me as a usual editor am allowed to) can I do this?Defence-icon.png99 i fail Attack-icon.png 16:20, January 17, 2011 (UTC)

First, I suggest you take a look at some threads to get a general idea of how they are structured. After, go to the main Yew Grove page and on the right, you should see a box that says "create new topic", just type in the title of the thread in the space below. Then, click "add new topic" and it will bring you to a blank page with the forumheader and few other things. Using what you have seen from other threads, just type in your proposal, sign it, and click save. 222 talk 00:00, January 18, 2011 (UTC)

Hex colo(u)r

I want to know the hex of the color that's inside the content box (the darker brown-ish).Defence-icon.png99 i fail Attack-icon.png 16:20, January 17, 2011 (UTC)

I think you mean the link suggest thing, it's #FFF8DC (     ) normally and #E5D7B6 (     ) when hovered over. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 00:26, January 18, 2011 (UTC)

Thank you, BOTH these help topics are completed.Defence-icon.png99 i fail Attack-icon.png 13:08, January 18, 2011 (UTC)


How do you switch to Monobook?Also, check my wikia.css problems here.

--Defence-icon.png99 i fail Attack-icon.png 23:59, February 7, 2011 (UTC)

You can switch to monobook in your Preferences (Site layouts, under signatures) RandomTime 00:01, February 8, 2011 (UTC)

Pasting Problems

Whenever I take a picture in fullscreen mode and paste it into GIMP, in stead of the picture I get a black image with 'Loading - Please Wait' in the corner, as if I had taken the picture while switching to fullscreen. Does anyone know why this is happening?Dragon longsword.png Nicholas4132 Coins 1000.png 05:34, February 7, 2011 (UTC)

Dunno, didn't happen to me. Maybe you should wait a few minutes between taking the picture and switching back to fixed/resizeable to past it in GIMP? sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 05:38, February 7, 2011 (UTC)
If that doesn't work, I advice to paste the image in Paint, then saving it, and opening it in GIMP afterwards. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 15:23, February 7, 2011 (UTC)

I was able to get it to work. Just had to switch from OpenGL to DirectX.Dragon longsword.png Nicholas4132 Coins 1000.png 20:05, February 13, 2011 (UTC)

Small proposal thingy

I want to make a small proposal (or asking). I want to know if RS:SIG/R should be divided into sections within the page, or just leave it be. But where would I put this?

Don't know what to divide it into: The categories are:

  • New (first-time) sigs
  • Minor changes to sigs
Is my talk page enough?
What would RS:BB say?Defence-icon.png99 i fail Attack-icon.png 22:45, February 12, 2011 (UTC)
There's the Yew Grove, but as have a hard enough time following the simple directions on the page (linking to user, having a header, signing when requesting) I see a slim chance of this succeeding on the Yew Grove and in practice. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 22:51, February 12, 2011 (UTC)

Well, because every proposal I've made in the world except this one has been nonsense, and you're right, so I won't make this.Defence-icon.png99 i fail Attack-icon.png 23:03, February 12, 2011 (UTC)

WikiActivity on Oasis

Righto, so, on Special:WikiActivity, for the past few days, I've been unable to click any of the links on the right side of the page (Hot Spots and the noticeboard). I mean any link at all in either of those boxes.. I just can't click them. <.< Any ideas? sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 14:33, February 13, 2011 (UTC)

Although it's not a page I visit often, I've just noticed I can't select any text there, either. --Saftzie (talk) 14:45, February 13, 2011 (UTC)
Just add a z-index of 1 to each module and it should be working again [4]. Ryan PM 01:49, February 14, 2011 (UTC)
I have no idea what that means. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 15:50, February 15, 2011 (UTC)
That means that you should add .HotSpotsModule.module {z-index:1 !important;} to your personal CSS file. I requested it to be added to the wiki-wide CSS file though, so adding it should not be needed. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 21:21, February 15, 2011 (UTC)
Ah, thanks Joey. I'll keep an eye on that and add it to my css if need be. (: sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 21:22, February 15, 2011 (UTC)
Everything is fixed now. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 07:45, February 16, 2011 (UTC)
Eh, it wasn't, but editing my css page thingy fixed it. sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 11:18, February 16, 2011 (UTC)


I want to create myself a sandbox page. How do I create it? Do I just create it like I would a normal page, and at the location User:Nicholas4132/Sandbox?--Dragon longsword.png Nicholas4132 Coins 1000.png 15:05, February 13, 2011 (UTC)

Yes!Smile ɳex undique 15:20, February 13, 2011 (UTC)

Rockslug article has problems

The drops section of the Rockslug article has the charm template doc text in charms subsection, rather than the actual charms drop table. Is this correct? It doesn't look right, but I don't have time at present to try to figure out what is going on here. Could someone fix this? Thanks. Inelcirc 23:33, February 15, 2011 (UTC)

Going back in the history, it's a red link. So I don't know what happened, because I checked the deletion logs, and I don't think that it was deleted. ɳex undique 23:43, February 15, 2011 (UTC)
They don't drop charms, it doesn't belong there. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 03:33, February 16, 2011 (UTC)

AWB Task

I fiddled with it for a while and couldn't get it to work. Someone who's good at AWB, please redirect everything in Category:Dungeoneering keys (except the Dungeoneering keys article) to Dungeoneering keys. Thanks. --LiquidTalk 15:55, February 27, 2011 (UTC)

Done. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 17:26, February 27, 2011 (UTC)

Talk pages

How do I get to talk pages?

Also but unrealted and really doesn't belong here but what does - ping mean? The reason I want to go to the ping talk page is to ask that

Ulmuchiha 21:47, February 24, 2011 (UTC)

The talk page for any wiki article can be accessed by clicking the "Discussion" tab for the page. PING is Packet INternet Groper, an ICMP protocol to obtain packet response times from Internet hosts, and you're right. It doesn't belong here. --Saftzie (talk) 22:10, February 24, 2011 (UTC)
The "Discussion" tab is in the Monobook skin (not the default), in the default Wikia/Oasis skin, it's the "Talk" link next to the Facebook likes ([5]). Wikipedia article about what a ping is. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 21:26, February 25, 2011 (UTC)

Name everywhere?

Ok am I insane, or is my user name appearing in various pages?

I was on Frozen Jese's user page, my name showed up twice (3 if you count the once it happened on the talk page). It happened again in the trivia section of the Spawning article. Is there a script running that's inserting wikia user names, or is someone trying to mess with me?

They're all probably just using the magic word: {{USERNAME}}. --Saftzie (talk) 17:37, February 28, 2011 (UTC)
No, it's not a magic word, it's a javascript thing that replace that template (Template:USERNAME) with the logged in user's name. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 18:16, February 28, 2011 (UTC)

Ge/rw search

I want to have a combination ge search and rws search box where I click which I wanna search.

I had a request before but someone appearently deleted it

keep forgetting to sig Ulmuchiha 18:56, March 26, 2011 (UTC)

Your request, and the answer, is found here. Indeed, it should have been archived instead. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 22:02, March 26, 2011 (UTC)
That was how to have a rw search box but not a combination that and geUlmuchiha 22:28, March 26, 2011 (UTC)
What did you have in mind with the ge thing then? Maybe using the extension for Google Chrome would do what you want, but I don't really get what you want. Could you be a bit clearer? JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 22:49, March 26, 2011 (UTC)
right now I have a search box that searches rswiki. the code I have is:
<form action="" target="_blank">
<input type="hidden" name="fulltext" value="0">
<input type="text" name="search" size="30" maxlength="50"><input type="submit" value="RW">
I want it to have a option where it searches the ge like I select ge it searches that or I select rw and it searchest that. When I refer to seaching the ge I mean ''. Ulmuchiha 20:07, March 27, 2011 (UTC)
For that you should use this code:
<form action="" target="_blank">
<input type="text" name="query" size="20" maxlength="50"><input type="submit" value="GE">
That will give you a search bar to the GEDB only. If you want, I could also add buttons for members only and/or a dropdown for price ranges, but I think that would only fill your screen more, while you could as well just search and then set those things on the page where you end. If you think these things would be useful, you could request it in here. I hope this works for you. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 06:47, March 29, 2011 (UTC)
So is a single bar with a dropdown choosing which I want to search impossible?
Ulmuchiha 20:57, March 29, 2011 (UTC)
I guess so :( my hopes of a combo rw and ge searchbar are ruined :(
thanks for the help :(
Ulmuchiha 20:16, March 31, 2011 (UTC)
It is possible to make a search bar for 2 different sites, but that would require JavaScript, and is quite difficult to make. If you want you could put the 2 search bars aside each other though. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 09:16, April 5, 2011 (UTC)

Contents Navbox

Is there any way to override the default settings for the contents navboxes on articles? For example, I want the navbox aligned on the right side instead of the left side, or default hidden, or just not appear at all. You can answer on my talk page. ~J22f~TGC 22:15, April 12, 2011 (UTC)

NPC Maps

On Template:Infobox non-player character, can someone add a 'no' parameter to the maps parameter? Some NPCs don't exist and shouldn't get automatically added to Category:Needs map. Thanks! ɳex undique 15:13, April 16, 2011 (UTC)

Took a while to figure out, but it's done. It seems the category is invisible on the page the template is added. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 18:38, April 16, 2011 (UTC)
Thank you! Smile Yeah, it's a hidden category. To see them you need to change your preferences Lol ɳex undique 18:40, April 16, 2011 (UTC)
Found it, now let me see what else they were hiding from me, hehe. And that Template: =P is also interesting. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 18:50, April 16, 2011 (UTC)
For templates like Template: =P you can check RS:EMOT. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 18:52, April 16, 2011 (UTC)

"No" option for CiteNPC

The template {{CiteNPC}} should have a "no" option for the parameter "loc", but it doesn't. When I put "no" there, it just showed up as "no" and the field wasn't deleted. For example, look at Immenizz's reference at Aetheric thread. Can anyone help?ɳex undique 17:10, April 23, 2011 (UTC)

Sounded familiar, I did something like this for {{Infobox non-player character}} earlier. However the problem here lies in the documentation not the template. You can just omit the loc parameter with this one. I will change the documentation to match this. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 00:04, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, that was me too Lol Thank you! I'm not too good with code, so I would never have realized. Thanks again! ɳex undique 00:39, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
I just removed the parameter and it was re-added to Category:Incomplete references, it seems that you can't just remove the parameter. ɳex undique 00:41, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
It seems to me that that category has more to do with the reference created by the template than with the template itself. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 04:14, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
What do you mean? I thought that the template adds whatever page it's transcluded on to the category if a parameter is missing. ɳex undique 04:42, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
You're right, it does. When I was looking at the category it seemed it was something to do with references in general, but I just noticed that the template's code specifically checks for missing parameters and then adds the category. Since the documentation already mentioned loc was only to be included when applicable, I assume it was always meant to be optional so I will exclude it from this last check, and include quote instead, since that is mandatory. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 05:23, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
Oddly, the articles listed in that category don't seem to have that category. And I have hidden categories set to be visible. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 05:28, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
Really? I can see it just fine. But it's not a hidden category. ɳex undique 06:15, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
I don't remember which ones I checked, but they're no longer in the category anymore, guess it was a delay in the category's list mechanism or something. I think Librarian was one of them. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 19:14, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
Thanks a lot for all of your help! =D It works now. ɳex undique 19:25, April 24, 2011 (UTC)


Is it possible to make a gallery of personal images? Recent uploads SpineTalkGuest book 02:38, April 22, 2011 (UTC)

You can use {{extimage}}, and then put those in a regular gallery. ɳex undique 03:41, April 22, 2011 (UTC)

Learning wiki code

Where can I find a detailed (not beginners) guide or database with all the syntax for all the codes that wiki recognizes. In particular, I am looking for the codes that customize the colors, borders, sizes, alignment, etc of text, tables, images, etc. ~J22f~TGC 02:10, April 24, 2011 (UTC)

Try MediaWiki's help section. --Andorin (Talk) (Contribs) 02:11, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
Perfect! Looks very well organized and detailed enough for me. Now I have to get reading! Thanks -- ~J22f~TGC 02:36, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
In addition, a lot of things can be done using HTML span tags with the style attribute filled with CSS properties. Just in case something isn't covered by wiki-code. Wiki-code is preferable though since it usually costs less space. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 04:36, April 24, 2011 (UTC)
I've made a table with basic wikicode for beginners here with all basic wikicode on one page instead of 20. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 11:09, April 26, 2011 (UTC)


Hi. --LiquidTalk 02:53, April 15, 2011 (UTC)

Hi noob. 222 talk 02:54, April 15, 2011 (UTC)
Greetings, gentlemen. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 02:56, April 15, 2011 (UTC)

File:Bronze Sword.PNG

Can someone clear out this? I can't understand how the image is being used in those pages. Thanks, Matt 22:05, May 8, 2011 (UTC)

Also this, because I can't seem to replace the red links without breaking the pages it's used in. T_T Matt 22:11, May 8, 2011 (UTC)
I did the bronze sword. Most of them were linking to the exchange page, which had a red link. ɳex undique 22:13, May 8, 2011 (UTC)
This too please. =D Matt 22:21, May 8, 2011 (UTC)
looks like you use RTE... The RTE fails quite often, so it's probably better to turn it off. I moved the links btw. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 23:29, May 8, 2011 (UTC)

Semi-transparency Guide

If anyone knows how to make parts of an image semi-transparent (translucent?), could that person possibly make a guide of it? Something like LDP's transparency guide or Parsons's particle transparency guide? We have quite a number of images needing semi-trans (like this one), and this guide would help. Thanks in advance! ɳex undique 20:15, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

In GIMP, you can use the Eraser Tool by adjusting the 'Opacity' slider (this) for basic things but I'm not sure what you would use for that image. Full Slayer Helmet! Evil1888 Talk A's L Dragon Platebody! 20:45, May 9, 2011 (UTC)
Yeah but that wouldn't remove the background that shines through. For small objects needing semitrans I usually get the color the thing should be, then select the area and delete it, then paste back the color on. This does not leave in any textures though, so it should only be used for [[:File:Scrying pool.png|li'l]] parts of the image. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 22:19, May 9, 2011 (UTC)
In Adobe Photoshop you can select a layer to be transparent, for this to work the background needs to be on a separate layer though. Isn't Summer already transparent in the game though? My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 21:25, May 10, 2011 (UTC)
The question was more how to get it semitransparent within the image, like File:Ghost (monster).png. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 02:42, May 11, 2011 (UTC)

I'll put a message on your talk page, Rsa. (: sssSp7p.pngIjLCqFF.png 02:45, May 11, 2011 (UTC)

So we have Fergie's, Felipe's, LDP and Blast's explainations. The only one that keeps texture (as far as I understand) is Blastburnnn's, but I have not tried it yet, so I'm not sure about it. For the others, it might take a lot of time, but if it works, it's worth it. Oh and... if you get the color of the body part from the body, as explained by Urbancowgurl, make sure that's the real body color, not the one with the background shining through. So, I'm gonna try to understand/use Blast's method, and I hope this is enough info for everyone else. JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 03:14, May 11, 2011 (UTC)

Some .js isn't Working

I have a few things in my .js file that aren't working. Quarenon's AutoCVU/Personal templates (in the template toolbar code) and Suppa's Recent Changes hybrid both don't work, yet other things in there do. I've tried using other browsers/computers and I've even emptied my .js but those still don't work. Can anyone take a guess at what's wrong? ɳex undique 20:47, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

It's the Wikia skin. Quite some scripts break in Wikia skin where they wouldn't break in any other skins. I suggest you add

to your JS file to redirect to the Monobook skin on the exchange watch pages, and if there are more pages you need to view in monobook, use a similar method. Also, try enabling scripts in your prefs instead of your JS file, because the quick preview script works via that for me, but not via my JS file. (for some odd reason) JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 22:16, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for trying Joey, but it still doesn't work Frown. And I've had the AutoCVU enabled in my preferences for some time, I don't know why that doesn't work either. ɳex undique 23:55, May 9, 2011 (UTC)
Sorry, I can't help much more than this. I think it's mainly a problem with Wikia's skin, and not much can be done. And if it doesn't work on monobook, there might be a problem in the code. If so, you should report it at the creator of the script (suppa or Q) JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 00:58, May 10, 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for trying Joey. Suppa knows about it, maybe I'll ask Quarenon and he'll know what's wrong. ɳex undique 22:35, May 10, 2011 (UTC)
Oh err... maybe you should trying to import the scripts to your monobook.js when trying to check it in monobook Ok JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 22:58, May 10, 2011 (UTC)
Thanks a lot Joey! =D The watch script works now! ɳex undique 23:13, May 10, 2011 (UTC)

Where is a list of all the wikitable classes?

Where is a list of all the wikitable classes and code (in particular for the RS wiki). You can answer on my talk. Thanks! ~J22f~TGC 23:48, May 9, 2011 (UTC)

Closed. Thx. ~J22f~TGC 21:41, May 11, 2011 (UTC)

Simple calculator

Can someone please help me by creating a simple calculator that calculates the repair cost for degradeable armour at a repair stand in a POH? The math is located on the page Armour stand and other details are here. ~J22f~TGC 03:36, May 10, 2011 (UTC)

a short guide I made JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 10:28, May 10, 2011 (UTC)
Created Calculators/Armour stand. Beautiful =D ~J22f~TGC 22:42, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
Closed. ~J22f~TGC 22:42, May 11, 2011 (UTC)


1) What is the purpose of using &nbsp instead of a space?

2) How do I view the edit history of my own userpages?

3) How do I override the default width of 15% for the "groupN" column of a navbox?

Thanks. ~J22f~TGC 22:42, May 11, 2011 (UTC)

1. It adds a bit more than a regular space. Most people don't use it.
2. You can add a "History" tab on the brown tab bar (the one Matthew is talking about a few posts up). Then you click it when you're on the page you want.
3. I'm not sure, sorry. ɳex undique 22:48, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
1 - Ok.
2 - I feel stupid now - That bar looks kinda useful, lol.
3 - Frown ~J22f~TGC 22:54, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
Actually nbsp means "non-breaking space." That means it's considered a character for the purposes of automatic wrapping rather than white space, preventing a line break at that point. --Saftzie (talk) 23:29, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
My bad, sorry J22f. ɳex undique 23:32, May 11, 2011 (UTC)
1) and &nbsp should have ; behind it, so &nbsp;, in case you didn't know (Rich Text Editor gives wrong example, which is why I could imagine that) and most commonly people use it because the Rich Text Editor does it, and the users don't even know they're doing that.)
2) yeah
3) add |titlewidth=<width> to the template. This can't be different per row though, it is something you can only set for all of the rows in once.
JOEYTJE50TALKpull my finger 00:29, May 12, 2011 (UTC)

Might be worth noting that in HTML multiple adjacent spaces only show as a single space, while multiple instances of &nbsp; do appear. Although using spaces as a positioning tool isn't advised anyway. And it's better to use something like CSS and/or tables. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 11:50, May 12, 2011 (UTC)

Excellent! All your information has been very helpful! Thanks again! Closed. ~J22f~TGC 17:09, May 12, 2011 (UTC)

Celestial catalytic staff conflict

User:Fizzyliquid has been editing the celestial catalytic staff article in what I consider to be an improper fashion. While you can check the talk page for some history on our argument, it boils down to this: He thinks that strong magic potions boost Magic damage by 3% per level instead of 1%, and that therefore the maximum hit of Fire Surge with a CCS and strong magic potion is 546. I am a mage in Daemonheim with a CCS, and I've never hit anything close to this, so I asked him several times to produce proof (while reverting his edits to the article in the meantime). After repeatedly stating that he had personally witnessed hits up to 440 (the calculated max hit is 434), he posted a screenshot of himself hitting 438 with Fire Surge. Despite that this is a very small amount higher than the standing maximum hit, he insists that magic potions boost by 3% per level. We've gone back and forth on the article a few times, and now he's removed the max hit paragraph altogether.

Rather than fuel an edit war, I'd like some conflict resolution, and this is the only place I can think of at which to post it. What does someone else think that we should do about the max hit information in the article? --Andorin (Talk) (Contribs) 05:09, April 16, 2011 (UTC)

See the Potions, Spells and Runes update on 17 November 2009. Going by that I'd have to aggree with Fizzyliquid. My contributionsTHARKONSignatures I made 09:45, April 16, 2011 (UTC)
There's nothing stopping Jagex messing around with the game's physics in Daemonheim. They already do it in several other places. Also, while I haven't tested this a lot, I haven't seen fire surge hit nearly as high as I expect for 3% per level while on strong magic potions. I'll see if I can get some test data.
As a final note, the max hit formula is by no means 100% and is known to be off by up to 10 life points in either direction. Quest.png Gaz Lloyd 7:^]Events!99s 14:41, April 16, 2011 (UTC)