# Template:ClassicWhy

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Requests reasoning for something.

Template Documentation
Inline note templates
Template Pages using it
2023-08-29
{{Note}} 5,964
{{Warning}} 2,331
{{Bug}} 1,550
{{Tip}} 1,485
{{Todo}} 1,551
{{Inline note}} 955
{{Confirm}}
{{ClassicConfirm}}
691 + 324
{{Question}} 4
{{ModernConfirm}} 97
{{Fix}}
{{ClassicFix}}
174 + 33
{{ModernFix}} 489
{{Important}} 240 + 106
{{ModernImportant}} 308
{{Clarify}}
{{ClassicClarify}}
154 + 105
{{Elaborate}}
{{ClassicElaborate}}
10
{{Main}} 121
{{Distinguish}} 75
{{Workaround}} 96
{{Seealso}} 62
{{Why}}
{{ClassicWhy}}
21
{{Idea}}
{{ClassicIdea}}
11
{{Placement Tip}}
{{ClassicPlacementTip}}
6 + 2
{{Codenote}}
{{Codenote}}
10
{{Altnames}} 13
{{Deprecated}}
{{ClassicDeprecated}}
34 + 25
{{How}}
{{ClassicHow}}
18 + 15
{{Notice}} 15 + 10
{{Example}} 3
{{Confusion}} 3 + 1
{{Special thanks}} 1
{{Thanks}} (Modern) N/A

## Usage

### Parameters

• {{{1}}} – The text to show on the right. The characters `=` and `|` can break this template because they are special characters in template calls. Use `{{=}}` and `{{!}}` instead; See Category:Templates for within templates.

### Examples

Wikitext Result
{{ClassicWhy}} [Why?]
{{ClassicWhy|This is an example text.}}
Why?: This is an example text.
{{ClassicWhy|
# Enum
# Eration
}}
Why?:
1. Enum
2. Eration
text
{{ClassicWhy|text}}
text
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Why?:  Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing 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 adipiscing 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.