This template inserts a red X inline in the text. It is often used as the opposite of {{Tick}}.


This template inserts an inline red diagonal cross (X) image, indicating negation (or some other negatory message: rejection, failure, etc.). It is not for use in articles.

The cross image defaults to 20px in size. To change the size, call with a pixel value as an argument, such as:


The |color= or |colour= parameter can be used to change the color of the X:

color codes output notes
red rd r X mark.svg the default
darkred dkred drd dr Dark Red x.svg
orange or o Orange x.svg
yellow yel y Yellow x.svg
black blk k Black x.svg
grey gray gry gy 20px


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TemplateData for Xmark

A template that inserts a red (by default) X (diagonal cross) inline in the text

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.


Sets the size of the X mark

Colorcolor colour

Sets the color of the X mark


See also[edit]

Check marks Cross marks
{{aye}} and {{Y}} Green tickY {{nay}} and {{N}} Red XN
{{ya}} Template:Ya {{na}} Template:Na
{{checked box}}
{{ticked box}}
Template:Checked box {{unchecked box}}
{{unticked box}}
Template:Unchecked box
Most of the templates above are fully sortable in a class="sortable" table (each check mark is assigned an undisplayed "Y" and each cross mark an undisplayed "N").