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:''This article is about the Waze forum messaging feature. For the Waze client application feature, see [ Waze Help Center]. For the Wiki template, see [[Template:PrivateMessage]].''{{Documentation subpage}}
== Usage ==
Using {{tlx|Hatnote|''text''}} formats text into the standard stylistic for a [[Wikipedia:Hatnote|Wikipedia type hatnote]]. That produces a short note placed at the top of an article to provide disambiguation of closely related terms or summarize a topic, explaining its boundaries.
Private messages (PMs) are a feature of the Waze community forum. Similar to email messages, they can be sent to one or more forum users at {{Hatnote|This is text in a time and are received in the recipients forum inboxhatnote template. }}
You can send == Function ==This template is primarily used to add a PM correctly formatted ''hatnote'' to another user if you have a question that is not meant for a wider audiencepage. Most general communication will take place in the [ community forums]Often, but the forums do not have a way to alert someone that a person always, this is asking them a question''disambiguation link'' at the top of article pages. The PM will appear in the user's [http:It places an HTML <code>div-</code> /<code>div</forum/ucp.php?i=pm&folder=inbox Waze inbox] with an email code> block around the text entered as its only argument, which provides standardized formatting (contents are indented and italicized in most displays); it also isolates the contained code to their registered email account alerting them make sure that they have a PMit is interpreted correctly.
Consider a case where you find a road segment that This template is not following the general guidelines of the Wiki and overall Waze community. Rather than post the user's name in the general forum, it would be better to send that user a direct PM asking also used as the question and probably including a "meta-template" for additional specialized disambiguation link templates; see [[Waze Map Editor#Permalink|permalinkWikipedia:Otheruses templates (example usage)]] to the segment in question. That will assure the user has the best chance of seeing the message, but it is still no guarantee they will read it or respondfor a list.
[[Image:CreatePMThe template does not automatically create links of any kind.png|200px|thumb|right|]]The Links and other desired formatting must be explicitly added, using normal [http://wwwen.wazewikipedia.comorg/forumwiki/ucp.php?i=pm&mode=compose composeHelp:Cheatsheet Wiki markup] page is where you create a PM. In the upper left box type the name of the user(s) and press the '''add''' button. Add other users that you want to get the same email. Enter a subject related to your message. Enter the main message in the larger box in the middle of the page. Add emoticons as desired.
When your message is complete, use the '''preview''' button at the bottom of the page to see what the message will look like to the recepient. This will let you be sure any [[Waze_Map_Editor#Permalink|permalinks]] or other links are working correctly.== Code ==The code used in this template includes:<code><nowiki><div class="dablink"></div></nowiki></code>
== Parameters == The message will show up only required parameter is the desired text to be displayed in the hatnote. It is passed as the first and only parameter in your outbox the template.  <!--Commented out until the user reads Visual Editor is implemented ==Template data=={{TemplateDataHeader}}<templatedata>{"description": "Template for creating a standard Wikipedia hatnote. A hatnote is a short note placed at the messagetop of an article to provide disambiguation of closely related terms or summarize a topic, explaining its boundaries. Once ","params": { "1": { "label": "Text", "description": "This field should contain the user has read it, it text that will move to your Sent folderbe displayed in the hatnote.", "type": "string", "required": true }}}</templatedata> End of Comment out--> == See also =={{tl|See also}}  <includeonly>[[Category:Hatnote templates]][[Category:Incomplete templates]]</includeonly>