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Heads up, it breaks the row in the table if there's a line break inside the description in the abbrl template. For now I've dealt with this by:

1. Removing the "It is clean and dry." line from the pens that have that--since it doesn't seem to be part of the main description proper so much as being a generic state indicator, like the line showing if a container is open/closed, a vessel is full, etc. And it of course changes once the pen is dipped in ink. I think in general it would be better to just leave those out.

2. Just taking out the line break for green glass stylus and the sleek black plume (which both have lovely octarine(?) lines after their main descriptions, which I do want to keep because they're unique). Not ideal but I think it's preferable to having the whole row broken. Though if anyone knows how to put in some kind of line break that doesn't break the row...!

--Ilde (talk) 10:05, 27 April 2023 (EDT)

Didn't see the table was broken.

It can be fixed by taking the next argument from the next line, with a single | instead of the two || used when continuing on the same line like I did.

Or taking out the line break because it doesn't show in the abbr nor in the mouseover... So only visible in the source.

A reason to keep the "It is clean and dry." Line is that it probably indicates which ones needs ink and which ones shows the ink inside ? That's in notes, but it's intriguing that many writing implements that needs ink don't actually have that line.

--Frazyl (talk) 13:08, 27 April 2023 (EDT)

I wonder if it was a change to a template or something that caused it--you can go all the way back to the beginning in the revision history and see those rows broken. I feel like if they'd actually been broken the entire time the page has existed, one of us would have noticed it before now.

Regardless, that does seem like a good way to fix it.

Fair point--but is that an actual difference in the pens themselves (amongst the ones that need ink added, I mean) or just inconsistency in how they've been added to the table? For example, the zebrawood oblique pen isn't listed as having that, but I looked at one in-game and it does have that line.

I'm going to clean up the table a bit and move some of the information outside of it--I think there are more pens/quills that need to be dipped in ink than there are ones that don't, and reading over it, it just seems a little odd (and cluttered!) to have "needs ink" as a special usage note when it's the majority of pens.

--Ilde (talk) 23:23, 27 April 2023 (EDT)