Help:CreateWeaponArticle

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To quickly create a canon weapon article that matches the format in use with other canon weapons:

1. Open the new article.

2. Paste the following code into the edit field:

{{InfoBoxWeapon
| image = [[Image:*.***|191px]]
| name = ???
| Type = ???
| Tech Base = ???
[[Inner Sphere]]
[[Clan]]
| Year Availability = 
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Year Introduced =  
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Year Extinction =  
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Year Reintroduced =  
Clan = [[YEAR]] [[Clan Faction|TLA]]
IS = [[YEAR]] [[IS Faction|TLA]]
| Tech Rating = [[Technology Rating#(Choose One A - F)|?]]
| Availability Rating = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Age of War–Star League = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Succession Wars = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Clan Invasion – Present = [[Availability Rating#(Choose One A - F, X)|?]]
| Legality Rating = [[Legality Rating#(Choose One A - F)|?]]
| Heat = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Damage = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Minimum Range = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Short Range = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Medium Range =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Long Range = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Tons = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Mass =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Critical Slots = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Infantry Crew
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Space Slots
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| BattleArmor Slots
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo Per Ton = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| RPG Shots Per Reload = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Bursts Per Reload = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Mass Per Reload = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Cost (unloaded) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo Cost (per ton) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo Cost (per reload) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| BV (1.0) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo BV (1.0) = 
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| BV (2.0) =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
| Ammo BV (2.0) =
Clan = ???
IS = ???
}}


==Description==

 
==Models==


==References==
<references />

==Bibliography==

[[Category:Weapons]]

3. Delete the fields from image line from the code if you do not have a corresponding picture.

4. Replace the '???' from the other lines with the correct data.

5. Fill in the three sections (Descriptions, Models, References) to the best of your capability.

6. Click on the Show preview button and review your article for mistakes.

7. Write a brief memo in the Summary field.

8. Press the Save page button.

9. Bask in the pride of your article, with our thanks.