Suggestion 862 Inline citation doesn't end with ref tag

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Date: 26 Aug 2017
Location: Worldwidemap
Surnames/tags: data_doctors db_error_862
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Description of Error - 862: Inline citation doesn't end with </ref>

Inline citations must start with "<ref>" and end with " </ref>". The biography contains one or more citations with the beginning "<ref>" tags with no ending "<ref>" tag.

Content of info column: Contains text after the beginning of the citation tag.


Suggestion 862 Inline citation doesn't end with </ref> tag
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Possible Causes

  • Missing </ref> at the end of a citation.

Action Steps

  • Correct or add the end of the citation tag.

Hint: If you have trouble finding the ref tag, you can copy the text from the info column without the "..." then use your computer's search function to find the copied text on the profile while in edit mode.

  • You can use the "enhanced editor" by going to Settings under the My WikiTree tab and then click the radio button for: Use Enhanced Editor with line numbers. See this page for more information.

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Checks for correct pairs of <ref></ref> tags.

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