For outdenting a reply on a talk page when indention gets too deep. Indenting on talk pages is done using a colon character (:) to produce tabs; this template produces a connector bar and initial text to indicate an outdent, based on the number of colons used in the previous indent
To outdent posts, insert the number of colons that were used for indenting in the previous post, or use an integer value for that number.
the outdent template may also be indented using colons, like any other text.
Do not use subst: with this template.
This template is contained in the CSS class "outdent-template" for those that would like to customize its display.