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colbegin and colend[edit]

To create columns in an article one may use {{colbegin}} and {{colend}} (but note that this is not supported by Internet Explorer and Opera: see {{Div col}} for details)

{{colbegin}}
{{lorem}}
{{lorem}}
{{colend}}

produces:

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.


You can also use {{col-begin}} , {{col-break}} , and {{col-end}} .

As such:

{{col-begin}}
{{col-break}}
{{lorem}}
{{col-break}}
{{lorem}}
{{col-break}}
{{lorem}}
{{col-end}}

creates

CSS[edit]

MediaWiki:Common.css defines the following styles:

  • "div.columns-2", "div.columns-3", "div.columns-4" and "div.columns-5" which need to contain a "div.column"

Templates[edit]

CSS3 multicolumn support[edit]

The templates {{colbegin}} and {{divbegin}} use a feature in CSS3 that is implemented in:

Not supported:

See also: Template:Reflist#Browser support for columns

See also[edit]