Recommended practice:

  1. Avoid re-use of messages. Just because a message happens to have the preposition or term you want does not mean that is is the same sense as what it was defined for, or can grammatically be applied in the same way for your context. Safer to simply define a new message.
  2. Templates and forms using strings should record the usage on their talk page. This sets a property used for automatically presenting translators a list of all the context(s) where the term is used. Example talk page message:
{{uses strings|fm-children|fm-edit children facts}}


  • strings may be isolated using word's wildcard search and replace: