# Template:Ves

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Template {{Ves}} is used in the Container table for vessels, that is liquid containers. When used, it takes up the weight, capacity in drops, capacity in pounds, capacity in number of items, and all three ratio columns.

## Arguments

The first argument is the container's weight in pounds.

The second argument is the container's capacity in drops, which may be gotten from appraise (though this gives various types of liquid) or figured out by adding drops from items of known capacity until the container cannot hold any more drops, though care must be taken to check and count any drops left after filling.

The third argument is the container's capacity in pounds, which may be gotten from appraise or figured out by adding items of known weights to the container until the container cannot hold any more weight (but could hold more items).

The fourth and final argument is the container's capacity in number of items. This can be gotten from appraise, or figured out by adding lightweight items to the container until it cannot hold any more items (but could hold more weight).

Any arguments may be bolded to indicate that the number is precisely measured, or not, to indicate it is an approximation from appraise.

## Examples

For example, if you appraised an item and found that it could hold about 10 drops, one pound or about 20 items, and then you weighed it on the post office scale and found that it was 3 2/9 pounds, and measured it as being one foot by two feet, you would fill it out like this:

`{{Ves|'''3 2/9'''|10|1|20}}`

And its output would look like this: &&&+2900 3 2/9 lb || 1010 || &&&&+900 1 || &&+18000 20 || &&&+2790 3.1   | &&&&+279 0.31   | &&&+5589 6.21

Of course, it's not used in isolation. It's used in the table. So, the row would be filled out like this:

`|[link] || {{abbr|short name|long description}} || box || 1 || 2 || {{Ves|'''3 2/9'''|10|1|20}} || Notes `

And it would look like this:

Source Short name Type Length Width Weight
(lb)
Drops lbs # items drops/lb[1] lbs/lb[2] items/lb[3] Notes
Itemdb Properties Capacity Ratios
[link] short name box 1 2 &&&+2900 3 2/9 lb 1010 &&&&+900 1 &&+18000 20 &&&+2790 3.1   &&&&+279 0.31   &&&+5589 6.21 Notes
1. Capacity in drops / weight of container
2. Capacity in pounds / weight of container
3. Capacity in number of items / weight of container

The ratios shown are rounded to the nearest hundredth.