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Alright, so on my wiki, Fairy Tail Fanon, when I try to search for a template, it just gives me normal search results as if I'm looking for an article. That is, I can't search for any templates at all. This just randomly started happening. Is this just another glitch or what? It's incredibly annoying, hopefully it starts working normally soon. Zicoihno (Talk to Me) 17:24, July 14, 2012 (UTC)

I see search results for templates right here, is that what you're looking for? You can also find templates by using Special:AllPages. 20px_Rin_Tohsaka_Avatar.png Mathmagician ƒ(♫) 17:36 UTC, Sat, 14 July 2012
I meant in edit mode, when you click "Add other templates". Instead of giving me templates, it gives me normal search results. I should of been more specific, sorry. Zicoihno (Talk to Me) 17:41, July 14, 2012 (UTC)
Yikes, you're right, I was able to reproduce this. http://fairytailfanon.wikia.com/wiki/Aquila?action=edit -> Visual Editor -> "Add other templates" -> search for "Team" and wait for the dropdown list to populate -> Bug: those results are from the main namespace, not the Template namespace. I'd report this to Special:Contact/bug with a detailed description. In the meantime, you'll have to use another way adding templates. 20px_Rin_Tohsaka_Avatar.png Mathmagician ƒ(♫) 17:58 UTC, Sat, 14 July 2012
Thank you. I'll report it right away. Zicoihno (Talk to Me) 18:06, July 14, 2012 (UTC)

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