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Welcome

Welcome aboard If. If I can answer any questions, you can leave a message for me on my Talk page. -- JohnH 03:48, 20 April 2006 (CDT)

You can also leave a message on John E's talk page, or on the Community Portal.

Lyrics and chord spacing

Stephen, That stuff tripped me up at first too.

Double space

the lyrics

like this.

And as far as the chords go, but a space at the beginning of every line.

Including blank lines


-- JohnH 23:40, 23 April 2006 (CDT)

New song page templates

Stephen,

Craig and I made some modifcations to the base Song Template.

Cut and paste from of these and modify it to fit the album for the song you're working on:


We also started putting the lyrics into separate files (templates) so they can be easily referenced from other pages. Within the templates above, look for these two incomplete commands:

Lyrics

{{}}

Internal links

  • [[Template:]]

and then change them like this:

Lyrics

There is a place
Underneath the staircase
Where I keep the evidence
Of what once were our affairs
In a deep blue velvet box filled with joy and pride
Should I pick the locks?
Should I peek inside?
Can I stand the sight of those happy days?
Should I strike a match, burn them all away?

'Cos you stole my bell
Then you broke my chime
And the clock spins 'round but it won't keep time
There are many lovely girls in this cold and loveless world
But not one is the equal of you
Heaven knows how much I love you
Not one is the equal of you
Heaven knows how much I love you

So here we are
But it's not quite like we thought
Those things were priceless then
Now I know they can't be bought
In a deep blue velvet box fastened with a pin
Should I lift the lid?
Should I look within?
Was it my last chance or my first mistake?
Is it just a step that we'll never take?

'Cos you stole my bell
Then you broke my chime
And the clock spins 'round but it won't keep time
There are many lovely girls in this cold and loveless world
But not one is the equal of you
Heaven knows how much I love you
Not one is the equal of you
Heaven knows how much I love you
Not one is the equal of you
Heaven knows how much I love you

Internal links

and then, click on either of the red links and enter the lyrics into the template, with an extra line between each one...

-- JohnH 00:35, 24 April 2006 (CDT)