Help with placing sucession box

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I have spent the past week working on the Selwyn family.  Alfred Selwyn was a noted geologist and is buried in a local cemetery where I take photos for the cemetery project.

I have noted on Wikipedia that there is a succession box related to his professional accomplishments, but I can never figure out what the coding is to create such a box.

Can some please help and then tell me what to do in the future/ or where the "cheat sheet" is in the FAQ?

Thanks
WikiTree profile: Alfred Selwyn
in The Tree House by Kathryn Penner G2G6 Mach 2 (27.5k points)

You can see examples of succession boxes in my post here -- https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/1149438/lj-russell-is-a-wonderful-wikitreer

LJ has what he calls a "cheat sheet", but I got confused trying to substitute non-American information and LJ helped me out wonderfully.  So much so, I was able to do the next couple of succession boxes using the info he had done for me the previous time.

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This page is for a simple succession box:

Template:Succession box (wikitree.com)

Template:Succession box2 (wikitree.com)

A more complex one would be like the one on this profile:

Caleb Smith Woodhull - WikiTree Profile

by Lucy Selvaggio-Diaz G2G6 Pilot (560k points)

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