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Could someone please change the following in {{WPBannerMeta/core}}:

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I don't see any reason why the auto assess icon should be handled differently to any other note icon, especially when the rest default to a diferent size. PC78 (talk) 01:00, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

Yes, that makes sense to me too — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 06:23, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
@PC78: please update in sandbox and validate testcases. If there is a missing test case for this condition, please make one and validate. -- xaosflux Talk 13:49, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
@MSGJ: A little help? :) I've made changes to {{WPBannerMeta/core/sandbox}} and {{WPBannerMeta/sandbox}} and switched {{WikiProject Biography/sandbox}} over to the sandboxed meta... What am I missing? PC78 (talk) 15:37, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
If you tell us where your testcases are, we can look at what is happening. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 18:08, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Ah... looks like it is working with the testcase at User talk:PC78/test banner; what's throwing me is why the change isn't visible at Template:WikiProject Biography/sandbox. PC78 (talk) 18:12, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Testcases shouldn't be in a sandbox or in user space, they should be in Template: space - but for templates that are only used in a talk space, such as a WikiProject banner, they need to be in Template talk: space. Also, shey should be in a subpage whose name ends /testcases.
If your primary change is going to be made to Template:WikiProject Biography, the testcases should be at Template talk:WikiProject Biography/testcases; and if your primary change is going to be made to Template:WPBannerMeta or Template:WPBannerMeta/core, the testcases should be at Template talk:WPBannerMeta/testcases. More at WP:TESTCASES. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 18:57, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
None of that should make the slightest bit of difference... however, see test banner at {{WPBannerMeta/testcases}} and transclusion of test banner at Template talk:WPBannerMeta/testcases. Perhaps I'm being obtuse, but I don't see any other way of testing the code. PC78 (talk) 20:01, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Tests at Template:WikiProject Biography/testcases check out fine — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 20:25, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
@MSGJ: Why does one from the sandbox have the auto row in a collapsed "More information:" section, whilst the live one has it exposed? Aside from that, does the robot head need to be that big? I thought we usually set the heights of note icons to be consistent. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 21:19, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Cheers Martin, I'd just got there on my own but I see you beat me to it - that's what I get for trying to rush things at work when I should have done it properly at home! @Redrose64: That's exactly what this change will fix, the auto symbol will be handled like all other note icons. As for being collapsed, that depends entirely on the number of notes in the banner and the setting. PC78 (talk) 22:36, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
The testcase at Template:WikiProject Biography/testcases#Auto assess uses exactly the same parameters for live and sandbox, therefore it should have exactly the same number of notes, therefore either both should collapse, or neither should. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 22:48, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
The sandboxed version of {{WikiProject Biography}} is not the same as the live version. PC78 (talk) 22:50, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
Yes! We Have No Bananas - Hopefully this constitutes a sufficient test? @Xaosflux: Can you please make this change to {{WPBannerMeta/core}}, assuming there are no further concerns? PC78 (talk) 00:37, 19 September 2019 (UTC)

@Xaosflux: (or someone else) I think we're good to implement this change now. PC78 (talk) 20:18, 23 September 2019 (UTC)

Haven't had time to review this yet - of course anyone else may. I will get to it eventually (always working the PERT queues). -- xaosflux Talk 00:33, 24 September 2019 (UTC)
 Done @PC78: this has been done. Anyone should revert without consulting with me if this causes an immediate problem. -- xaosflux Talk 13:01, 24 September 2019 (UTC)

How about adding FP as a class option?

Since it's getting widely used on file pages now, it might be useful to handle Featured pictures gracefully.... Thoughts? Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.9% of all FPs 21:39, 18 September 2019 (UTC)

We've got FM already, for Category:FM-Class articles: it can be used by setting inside {{class mask}}. This of course requires either or in the {{WPBannerMeta}}. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 22:01, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
I think there's a case for renaming it FP-Class since it's used exclusively for Featured Pictures. Maybe that's a discussion for WP:VP though? PC78 (talk) 22:41, 18 September 2019 (UTC)
I would suggest leaving it at FM class just in case popflock.com Resource: Featured sounds ever gets restarted — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 11:21, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

What does ¬ do?

What does the ¬ character do in this template? Why is it important to use


and not


? I am asking because I was having trouble with Category:NA-Class Animals in media articles ( 0 ) depopulating after adding a class subpage to {{WikiProject Animals in media}}. I noticed that the ¬s were missing, added them, and the category emptied. --Nessie (talk) 19:11, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

It helps the template to spot the difference between being present but blank, and being completely absent. --Redrose64 🌹 (talk) 20:13, 1 October 2019 (UTC)
It basically tells that whatever has ¬ in it isn't desired. So
means 'don't categorize'. Headbomb {t · c · p · b} 20:14, 1 October 2019 (UTC)

Detecting conflicts in class values

Is there a way to identify conflicts between a page's assigned class value and what would otherwise be automatically detected? E.g., a redirect or a page in the Category namespace tagged as stub-class. --Paul_012 (talk) 23:58, 9 March 2020 (UTC)

Not currently, but it would be simple enough to code on a particular project's banner — Martin (MSGJ · talk) 21:47, 10 March 2020 (UTC)
Thanks. It's not needed so much that I'd ask for an actual implementation; just something that I thought would be nice to have. --Paul_012 (talk) 14:54, 12 March 2020 (UTC)

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