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This template creates an infobox for describing a building or inhabited structure. If the building has a Volo's rating, it will display the coins, tankards, etc., and generate categories for each rating. The page will also be put in Category:Buildings. Setting nocat to "true" will suppress all categories (see below). For non-inhabited structures, please use {{Location}}. All parameters are optional except name and if left unspecified will not appear.

Usage

{{Building
| image         = 
| caption       = 
| name          = 
| aliases       = 
| type          = 
| architecture  = 
| floors        = 
| location      = 
| built         = 
| destroyed     = 
| owner         = 
| staff         = 
| occupants     = 
| services      = 
| worship       = 
| basicrefs     = 
| ownertable    = 
| stafftable    = 
| histrefs      = 
| pipes         = 
| tankards      = 
| coins         = 
| daggers       = 
| stars         = 
| coinstacks    = 
| skulls        = 
| quality       = 
| price         = 
| volorefs      = 
| usethe        = 
| useon         = 
| inhabitants   = 
| locations     = 
| organizations = 
}}
image 
Optional. An image associated with the building. Only specify the file name. For backward compatibility, [[File:]] and [[Image:]] tags should still work.
caption 
Optional. A brief sentence describing the image, if necessary. This field will be italicized for you.
name 
Required. The name of the building.
aliases 
Optional. Alternate names for the building.
type 
Optional. The type of building, such as Inn, Tavern, Temple, Guildhall, etc.
architecture 
Optional. The architectural style of the building and/or construction material.
floors
Optional. The number of floors. (Feel free to specify basement floors as well.)
location 
Optional. The geographical region, city, or country the building can be found in.
built 
Optional. The date when the building was constructed.
destroyed 
Optional. The date when the building was destroyed.
owner 
Optional. The latest owner(s)/proprietor(s)/leader(s) of the building, separated by <br /> tags if more than one (Moogooboozoo<br />Zooboogoomoo). If a year or range of years when these people owned the establishment is known, that information can be provided as well; Moogooboozoo ([[1385 DR]]–[[1388 DR]]), for example. If you need more room, use the ownertable parameter.
staff 
Optional. Apart from the owner(s)/proprietor(s)/leader(s) of the building, the most recent staff that runs the place, like maids (inn), barmen or bouncer (tavern), cashier (shop), priests (temple) etc., separated by <br /> tags. If a year or range of years when these people worked at the establishment is known, that information can be provided too. If you need more room, use the stafftable parameter.
occupants 
Optional. Any notable occupants other than the owners/staff, with a date or date range if possible.
services 
Optional. Any services provided by the staff of the building.
worship 
Optional. If the building is dedicated to the worship of a particular deity, indicate the deity here.
quality 
Optional. For non-Volo ratings of an establishment. Accepted values for this field are "Poor", "Fair", "Good", and "Excellent". Please use only these values for proper category generation.
price 
Optional. For non-Volo ratings of an establishment. Accepted values for this field are "Cheap", "Moderate", and "Expensive". Please use only these values for proper category generation.
basicrefs 
Optional. Use this to put <ref> tags in the header.
ownertable 
Optional. If multiple owners are listed with accompanying years, use the {{Split table}} template to separate them. This table will be the full width of the infobox and appear at the bottom, just above Volo's ratings, if any.
stafftable 
Optional. If multiple staff members are listed with accompanying years, use the {{Split table}} template to separate them. This table will be the full width of the infobox and appear at the bottom, just above Volo's ratings, if any.
histrefs 
Optional. Use this to put <ref> tags in the header.
pipes, tankards, coins, daggers 
Optional. If Volothamp Geddarm provided a quality (pipes or tankards, depending on type of building), price (coins), or dangerousness (daggers) rating in one of his many books, indicate so here by entering a value of 1 to 5.
stars, coinstacks, skulls 
Optional. The Menzoberranzan rating system, inspired by Volo, for Quality, Price, and Threat, respectively. Use a number from 1 to 5.
volorefs 
Optional. Use this to put the <ref> tag for Volo's ratings in the header.
usethe 
Optional. Modifies the generated category links: Set this to any value (typically yes) if you want the category links to use "the" before the name. E.g., "Locations in the Friendly Arm Inn" instead of "Locations in Friendly Arm Inn".
useon 
Optional. Modifies the generated category links: Set this to any value (typically yes) if you want the category links to use "on" instead of "in" before the name. E.g., "Locations on Castle Waterdeep" instead of "Locations in Castle Waterdeep".
inhabitants, locations, organizations 
Optional. If set to "yes" (quotes not included, case sensitive), the template will link to the appropriate category page. For inhabitants, this is Category:Inhabitants of name; for locations, this is Locations in name; for organizations, it is Organizations in name. The parameters usethe and useon can be specified to modify the grammar of the category name. If this is not enough to achieve an appropriate category name, instead of "yes", insert the FULL name of the category minus the "Category:" part. For example, if the appropriate category for organizations is Category:Organizations on Evermeet, set this parameter to "Organizations on Evermeet" (again, without the quotes).
source 
Deprecated. If all of the information used in the template is from a single source, include that information here. Otherwise, use individual in-text citations.
page 
Deprecated. The page number(s) or range of pages in the source cited.
nocat 
Optional. Not shown above. Setting this to true will suppress the automatic generation of categories. Primarily used on documentation pages like this one.

Standardized Sections

These are the typical section headers for an article about a building, as discussed in this forum thread. You can easily cut and paste it from here and delete the ones you don't use:

==Location==
==Structure==
==Interior==
===Atmosphere===
==Services (use for businesses)==
==Activities (use for non-businesses)==
==Defenses==
==History==
==Rumors & Legends==
==Inhabitants==
==Appendix==
===See Also===
===Notes===
{{Notes}}
===Appearances===
===Gallery===
===External Links===
===References===
{{Refs}}
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