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Thank you[edit]

Thank you canvasK for Including Kingdom hearts on The List of minor third-party universes for the dependent universe part and fix all my grammatical errors —Preceding unsigned comment added by 73.15.147.53 (talkcontribs) 17:12, January 31, 2021 (EST)

Pikachu (SSB4)[edit]

The piece of trivia stating that Pikachu in SSB4 being the second Smash fighter overall to have a swirled-eyed stunning animation? I, too, made a similar trivia edit about it back in 2016, but a fellow user previously unedited it, so are you sure you should be doing it? Not that I'm complaining. I just didn't want you to make the same mistake I did. Juju1995 (talk) 17:37, February 11, 2021 (EST)

I'm not sure if I'm misunderstanding your comment or if there is a misunderstanding with the edit. In regards to the edit, an IP added trivia about Pikachu's sleep animation. They put this after trivia about Pikachu's stun animation but before the sub-trivia about Kirby doing something similar in SSB, causing the two points to be disconnected and it appearing that Kirby moved his mouth when sleeping in SSB (which isn't true). --CanvasK (talk) 18:04, February 11, 2021 (EST)

"what is required for a character to get a page?"[edit]

Broadly speaking, that they be playable, summonable as part of a playable character's moveset, an Assist Trophy, a Mii costume, an item (in any mode), or a stage element that isn't just in the background, but actually affects gameplay. Background characters who are non-interactive should remain limited to this article. Miles (talk) 22:32, February 17, 2021 (EST)

Noted. I feel like there should be a policy page about stuff like this, or at least added to an existing policy. Hard to know this stuff without asking or being reverted. --CanvasK (talk) 22:46, February 17, 2021 (EST)

Corresponding Mii Costumes[edit]

First of all, huge thanks for introducing me to this editing technique.

Second, I believe what IP was going for were the Mii Costumes that released on the same day as their respective fighter (i.e. Persona costumes with Joker, Dragon Quest costumes with Hero, SNK costumes with Terry, etc.). Rex's Mii Costume was released long before the Xenoblade 2 girls ever joined Smash. JacketTerraSig1.pngSuperSmashTurtles of the Turtle TribeJacketTerraSig2.png 19:36, March 4, 2021 (EST)

I did consider that but I couldn't tell based on the rest of the trivia point. If that is the case then fair enough. --CanvasK (talk) 19:41, March 4, 2021 (EST)

My apologies[edit]

I joined the smash wiki specifically to fix that thing about marth but stupidly I did not know the 1.2x multiplier was a thing, mistake on my part, I appreciate you noticing it before I did! The wiki is a lot more quicker at noticing things than I expected it to be! I probably will sign wrong so apologies in advance. ImMrShroom (ImMrShroom) 11:46, March 8th, 2021 (EST)

I just happened to check my phone when you made your edit. Sometimes it'll go unnoticed for hours, especially with the massive cleanup project happening. --CanvasK (talk) 11:55, March 8, 2021 (EST)

Special move gifs[edit]

Since you're the one who normally uploads the gifs of special moves in Ultimate, were you planning on doing so for Pyra and Mythra's special moves, or should we find other images to use on those pages? Not a pressuring question or anything, just a matter-of-fact one. Miles (talk) 12:23, March 10, 2021 (EST)

Actually I think DigitalHazard is the one who did the majority of the special move gifs. I did Sephiroth's because the ones that were uploaded by others were not up to standard and I wasn't sure when/if DH was going to redo them. Regardless I can get working on Pythra soon if DH doesn't. Not sure when but probably sometime this week. --CanvasK (talk) 12:34, March 10, 2021 (EST)
Ah, my bad. Just figured I would check who had done Sephiroth's and forgot to check if you had done the rest, oops. Mostly I just wanted to take care of the redlinks in the infoboxes, but it doesn't have to be you or anything. Miles (talk) 12:37, March 10, 2021 (EST)
Fair enough. Honestly the only thing I don't like about doing them is trying to recreate DigitalHazard's format so that everything is consistent. I'd spend about 20 minutes recording, 30 minutes converting, and 2 hours making sure it matches DH's format. --CanvasK (talk) 12:51, March 10, 2021 (EST)
Donezo. For documentation purposes the format is: relevant omega stage, ditto match, Stamina match, "<CHARACTER> <DIRECTION> B <2..N?> SSBU.gif", 480x270 preferred (if file is >10MB then 450x253, 420x236, 390x219,... until <10MB), start 12f (.2s) before first frame of attack, end about 0.2s after player or opponent lands/ending animation or whatever is visually nice. Summary is <CHARACTER>'s [[<ATTACK>]] in ''Ultimate''.\n== Licensing ==\n{{License-screenshot}}\n[[Category:<CHARACTER> (SSBU)]]\n[[Category:Animated images (SSBU)]]. I don't have plans to work on the victory poses, idle poses, or taunts, but if no one does after a while (or I get bored) then I might. --CanvasK (talk) 23:40, March 10, 2021 (EST)
Much appreciated, regardless. Thanks. Miles (talk) 23:54, March 10, 2021 (EST)
My bad about that, I used to do gifs for specials, taunts, idles, and victory poses by uploading them to my Switch's SD Card, but the problem is that my Switch SD Card reader got busted not long after Steve's release so I've been unable to do as I used to and I have yet to get a replacement. I appreciate trying to keep the format though, albeit I don't really used to do it in stamina matches, rather I did it in 1-stock matches where I equipped a second controller with the Soma Cruz and Celebi spirits so it would have Great Auto Heal and some defense, so the knockback wouldn't be so severe and to keep the opponent from accidentally being killed, as I recorded all specials and FS in a single match. Not saying you have to change though, saw the gifs and they still look good, if anything I wish I remembered stamina matches have less knockback back then. DigitalHazard (talk) 01:03, March 11, 2021 (CST)
That sucks, sorry to hear about that. If you don't mind me asking, how did you go about framing for the taunts and idles and was there a specific cue (eg frame 1 minus a bit) you used to start? File stuff seems straight-forward. I don't mind taking up the task when I get the motivation. Trying to keep everything consistent and seamless for readers is the main thing that burns me out with these kinds of things; everything is smooth sailing after that. Hopefully you get a fix for your SD Card reader, things more important than gifs is affected by that. --CanvasK (talk) 06:56, March 11, 2021 (EST)
I always liked to show the taunt/idle animation after about 5-6 frames of showing the characters into their normal idle stance, and same for when when it ends. I believed that made the transition of movement less awkward, while still keeping it under a consistent 2.0 seconds. And yeah, trust me, sucks that whenever I want to play a game like Three Houses or BotW, I have to delete another for space issues. DigitalHazard (talk) 00:49, March 13, 2021 (CST)

User images in infoboxes[edit]

Hey, Canvas. Since you're the most tech-savvy SmashWiki user I know, I thought I might ask for some help.

So recently, I have updated my SmashWiki profile pic with a drawing of my 'sona. Considering this drawing was made in MS Paint and has a resolution of 82 x 169 pixels (and given how long it took to make that picture, I would rather not go through the trouble to rework on it to make it larger), I would rather have it appear pixel perfect instead of appearing unappealingly large on my infobox, but I can't seem to find a way to adjust the image size with the infobox (Infobox Smasher) I am using. Do you know if SmashWiki has such a method?

On a somewhat related note, I'm also wondering if there is a way to make it so your profile pic automatically changes depending on a certain time without having to manually edit it yourself each and every time (for example, during the entirety of March, my icon would change to my green jacket variant. When the month of March ends, my icon would change back to my blue jacket variant). JacketTerraSig1.pngSuperSmashTurtles of the Turtle TribeJacketTerraSig2.png 10:00, March 17, 2021 (EDT)

The image param automatically puts the input into the image format (or whatever it is called), so no luck there. The caption param, on the other hand, doesn't assume anything. So what you can do is you can put the image into the caption param and resize it like you would elsewhere (ie |capation = [[File:Example.png|200px]]). This is how character infoboxes add the series symbol under the image. There's also free art programs like GIMP or Paint.net that allow for pixel-perfect scaling if you want to go that route.
As for the time-based change you can combine a {{#switch}} function and the {{LOCALMONTHNAME}} variable. The #switch takes an input (in this case {{LOCALMONTHNAME}}) and chooses an option based on it. For this case it would look like{{#switch:{{LOCALMONTHNAME}}|March=Blah blah|December=Snow time|#default=Everything else}}. You can read more about functions here and about varibles here. I've messed with something similar when trying to make a timezone-aware template, but because the wiki caches pages it wouldn't actually update. This may work better since it uses a different function than what I used, and on the scale of months the page should cache in that time. If not then you can just go to your userpage and hit save, I think that'll update the cache. {{Birthday}} uses a similar thing, but I've not kept an eye on it to see how quickly it updates.
--CanvasK (talk) 10:25, March 17, 2021 (EDT)

Regarding the Moonwalk article[edit]

Hey I'm new to the wiki and I saw you reverted my changes because of poor wording (probably fair, not a native english speaker myself). What are the steps to get it approved? Could you help me with the wording? The current article contains a lot of misinformation, and I think this is worse than poor wording. But fixing the wording too would be the best way to go, of course. Thanks :) Kalua (talk) 09:46, March 19, 2021 (EDT)

After re-reading your edit to try and add stuff to the article I did notice it was not too poor, it was just one sentence I got stuck on. The main thing is the use of "you". According to the Manual of Style you should not say "you", "your", or anything directly addressing the reader. It is preferred to use "the player" or other third-person words.
The second thing is the format in the editor. You put every sentence on its own line which makes it harder review the edit and make future edits. If you can, try not to make a new line after every sentence (unless you are making a list of things).
Honestly I think just those two are the only things to look for. As I mentioned since every sentence was on a new line it made it confusing to judge the edit, and I'll admit that may be why I was quick to revert. --CanvasK (talk) 10:10, March 19, 2021 (EDT)
It's alright, I just had a discussion with Serpent King on the discord, and he helped me a bit with the wording. I saw your edits, and the article still contains some misinformation. I will try to get an new version with better wording. Should I just edit the article then, or is there some way put my changes into some review queue? Kalua (talk) 10:19, March 19, 2021 (EDT)
Unfortunately there isn't a review queue. I think it'd be fine to edit the article. I'll be less quick to judge since I understand more of what is happening (and that I've had more time to wake up). --CanvasK (talk) 10:30, March 19, 2021 (EDT)

"How are combos glitches?"[edit]

I think what AoFS was referring to was the concept of combos in fighting games originating as a glitch during the development of Street Fighter II. You can find more info here.

Though admittedly, I don't think the trivia is worth keeping, anyway. JacketTerraSig1.pngSuperSmashTurtles of the Turtle TribeJacketTerraSig2.png 16:50, March 19, 2021 (EDT)

A bit of help needed[edit]

Hello, I am the person updating P+ costumes for the different characters. I have ran into some issue that I can't seem to fix, Samus has 16 costumes (unlike the regular 15), so at first I chose to display them on a 4x4 grid. However I later realized that images with an horizontal bias favor the page much more, and thus I tried to update the file with a new 8x2 grid. The problem is that the file doesn't seem to correctly update, it looks like it takes the new resolution but keeps the original image stretching it. Weirdly enough it, looks good when accessed from "File History" and in "Size of this preview". I am probably missing something since I'm new in the wiki, maybe you can help me with this.—Preceding unsigned comment added by DonHuea (talkcontribs) 16:01, April 2, 2021 (EDT)

It's a very common issue. You just need to clear your cache, which you can do by pressing CTRL/⌘ + F5 (or whichever your browser refresh key is), CTRL+SHIFT+R also works. That should clear it up. --CanvasK (talk) 16:09, April 2, 2021 (EDT)

Tabbers[edit]

Hey, so I'm planning to do something about two of my own Chronicle pages sometime in the future (provided that my personal requirements on those respective pages are fulfilled) that should look something like this (Unfortunately, trying to show off the code by itself results in a major bug that completely breaks the page, so I am forced to use the code-nowiki trick. If you really wanna see how it looks, I suggest just removing everything irrelevant to the code on here and then view it via Show Preview to fully understand my points below):

===Nintendo Entertainment System=== <div class="tabber"> <div class="tabbertab" title="Square Titles"> <div class="tabber"> <div class="tabbertab" title="Japanese Releases"> {| class="wikitable sortable" ! Release date ! Title ! Translation |- | 1985/12/19 || '''テグザー''' || '''''Thexder''''' |- | 1986/09/18 || '''キングスナイト''' || '''''King's Knight''''' |- | 1987/08/07 || '''ハイウェイスター''' || '''''Highway Star''''' |- | 1987/12/07 || '''JJ (ジェイジェイ)''' || '''''JJ''''' |- | 1987/12/18 || '''ファイナルファンタジー''' || '''''Final Fantasy''''' |- | 1988/05/13 || '''ディープダンジョンIII 勇士への旅''' || '''''Deep Dungeon III: Yūshi he no Tabi''''' |- | 1988/12/02 || '''半熟英雄''' || '''''Hanjuku Hero''''' |- | 1988/12/17 || '''ファイナルファンタジーII''' || '''''Final Fantasy II''''' |- | 1989/11/30 || '''スクウェアのトム・ソーヤ''' || '''''Square no Tom Sawyer''''' |- | 1990/04/27 || '''ファイナルファンタジーIII''' || '''''Final Fantasy III''''' |- | 1994/02/27 || '''ファイナルファンタジーI・II''' || '''''Final Fantasy I & II''''' |} </div> <div class="tabbertab" title="North American Releases"> {| class="wikitable sortable" ! Release date ! Title |- | 09/1989 || '''''King's Knight''''' |- | 06/1990 || '''''Rad Racer II''''' |} </div> <div class="tabbertab" title="European Releases"> {| class="wikitable sortable" ! Release date ! Title |- | Year || ''TBA'' |} </div> <div class="tabber"> <div class="tabbertab" title="Enix Titles"> <div class="tabber"> <div class="tabbertab" title="Japanese Releases"> {| class="wikitable sortable" ! Release date ! Title ! Translation |- | 1985/07/18 || '''ドアドア''' || '''''Door Door''''' |- | 1985/11/29 || '''ポートピア連続殺人事件''' || '''''Portopia Renzoku Satsujin Jiken''''' |- | 1986/05/27 || '''ドラゴンクエスト''' || '''''Dragon Quest''''' |- | 1987/01/26 || '''ドラゴンクエストII 悪霊の神々''' || '''''Dragon Quest II: Akuryō no Kamigami''''' |- | 1988/02/10 || '''ドラゴンクエストIII そして伝説へ…''' || '''''Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu he...''''' |- | 1990/02/11 || '''ドラゴンクエストIV 導かれし者たち''' || '''''Dragon Quest IV: Michibikareshi Monotachi''''' |- | 1992/12/15 || '''ジャストブリード''' || '''''Just Breed''''' |} </div> <div class="tabbertab" title="North American Releases"> {| class="wikitable sortable" ! Release date ! Title |- | Month/Year || ''TBA'' |} </div> <div class="tabbertab" title="European Releases"> {| class="wikitable sortable" ! Release date ! Title |- | Year || ''TBA'' |} </div> </div>

I'm trying to make it so that the "Enix Titles" tabber is right next to the "Square Titles" tabber, but no matter what I try, it always ends up below the regional tabbers of the Square tabber instead, and none of the tips I could find online were helping in my favor. Anything you know of that might help? JacketTerraSig1.pngSuperSmashTurtles of the Turtle TribeJacketTerraSig2.png 20:10, April 13, 2021 (EDT)

You can use multiple classes on the same element, similar to how tables are often a "wikitable" class and a "sortable" class. In this case you want Square Titles to be both a tabber and a tabbertab. So you'll want to have a tabber that holds everything and controls the highest level tabs (Square and Enix). The tabbertabs would then be Square Titles and Enix Titles. Those also need to be tabbers themselves, so now you have class="tabbertab tabber". Within those you do the normal tabbertab routine.

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Theoretically you could have tabbers in tabbers in tabbers in tabbers in tabbers... but at a certain point it becomes a mess both in code and in output. --CanvasK (talk) 20:32, April 13, 2021 (EDT)
Ah ha, that's exactly what I was looking for. Thank you very much. JacketTerraSig1.pngSuperSmashTurtles of the Turtle TribeJacketTerraSig2.png 20:54, April 13, 2021 (EDT)

Project Clean-Up[edit]

Hi! Per Trig Jegman's request, is there any way you can move Project Clean-Up to your userspace? He isn't on NIWA anymore. ~ StrawberryChan (talk) 14:21, April 18, 2021 (EDT)

Uh, sure. Didn't expect that honestly. I was wondering why he deleted his userpages on the other wikis. Do you happen to know and can say why that is? It's fine if not. --CanvasK (talk) 14:27, April 18, 2021 (EDT)
I don't, I'm afraid. The request was relayed to me from the co-lead of WiKirby's Project Clean-Up. ~ StrawberryChan (talk) 16:02, April 18, 2021 (EDT)

Re: talk page suggestion[edit]

The suggestion was made months ago, posting it on the talk page would probably go unnoticed.

Gligar2007 (talk) 12:22, April 28, 2021 (EDT)

Rango on the Ike results page.[edit]

moved to Talk:Ike (SSBU)#Rango on the Ike results page.