Template:H:Formatting variables

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Word Example Explanation
{{#language:}} {{#language:da}} = dansk [MW1.7+] Native name of language code.
{{lc:}} {{lc:AbC dEf}} = abc def [MW1.5+] LowerCase
{{lcfirst:}} {{lcfirst:Ab Cd}} = ab Cd [MW1.5+] LC first char.
{{uc:}} {{uc:aBc DeF}} = ABC DEF [MW1.5+] UpperCase
{{ucfirst:}} {{ucfirst:aB cD}} = AB cD [MW1.5+] UC first char.
{{formatnum:}} {{formatnum:-299792458.56789}} = -299,792,458.56789 [MW1.7+] Add decimal separators according to the wiki's default locale. Leading minus and plus are recognized.
{{padleft:}}
{{padright:}}
{{padleft:bcd|6|a}} = aaabcd
{{padleft:café|6|-}}=--café
{{padright:bcd|6|a}} = bcdaaa
[MW1.8+] Pads a string with a character to the specified width.


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