Help:Plainlist format – variable #querylimit

Variable #querylimit
This help page explains how to add the querylimit to a template.

This help page explains the usage of the #querylimit variable when using templates with result format "Plainlist"Outputs results in a comma separated list, with additional outputs shown in parentheses. The output does not provide class attributes to HTML elements (default for queries without printout statements). to display the output of your queries. It was introduced with Semantic MediaWiki 1.9.2Released on 18 April 2014 and compatible with MW 1.19.0 - 1.22.x..1

The content to be added to the query on the template as the #querylimit variable equals the query limit defined with the limit parameter for the query specifying the template.

Note that the #querylimit variable can only be used in conjunction with the #querycondition variable.


 [[Located in::Germany]]
City Population Area
Berlin 3,520,061 891.85 km²344.34 sqmi <br />
Cologne 1,080,394 405.02 km²156.38 sqmi <br />
Frankfurt 679,664 248.31 km²95.87 sqmi <br />
Munich 1,353,186 310.43 km²119.86 sqmi <br />
Stuttgart 606,588 207.35 km²80.06 sqmi <br />
Average 1,447,979 412.59 km²
Total 7,239,893 2,062.96 km²

The templates used to create this example: TableUnnamedArgsHeader, TableUnnamedArgsBody and TableUnnamedArgsConditionLimitFooter.

  • The variable is added to the template with {{{#querylimit}}}. Prior to Semantic MediaWiki 3.0.0Released on 11 October 2018 and compatible with MW 1.27.0 - 1.31.x. like, e.g. {{{smw-resultquerylimit}}} .
  • The query limit in the above example is: 5.
  • Consider disabling the link to possible further results with the searchlabel parameter since showing them may not be intended

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