Template:PD-text

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Public domain This image of text is ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain, because it is not a “literary work” or other protected type in sense of the local copyright law. Facts, data, and unoriginal information which is common property without sufficiently creative authorship in a general typeface or basic handwriting, and simple geometric shapes are not protected by copyright.

This tag does not generally apply to all images of texts. Particular countries can have different legal definition of the “literary work” as the subject of copyright and different court's interpretation practices. Some countries protect almost every written work, other countries protect distinctively artistic or scientific texts and databases only. Extent of creativeness, function and length of the text can be relevant. The copyright protection can be limited to the literary form – the included information itself can be excluded from protection. See Literature#Legal status.

This template will categorize into Category:PD text.
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This template marks all images released as PD-text.

Usage

{{PD-text}}

The template takes no parameters.

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

Relies on:
{{PD-Layout}}

See also

  • For chemistry structures, use {{PD-chem}}.
  • For logos that only consist of simple geometric shapes and/or text, use {{PD-textlogo}}
  • For simple geometry shapes, use {{PD-shape}}
  • For Unicode glyphs, use {{PD-Unicode}}.
  • For raster renderings of a font (or typeface), use {{PD-font}}.
  • For simple (non-creative) reproduction of two-dimensional subject, use {{PD-scan}}.
    If the depicted subject is a creative work, it should have also its own permission (license tag)!
  • For SVG representations of an ancient script, use {{PD-ancient-script}}.
  • For technical images created as part of standard medical diagnostic procedures, use {{PD-medical}}.
  • For works too trivial to be copyrighted see {{PD-ineligible}}.

Localization

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This template is localized through {{Autotranslate}}. The layout of the template can be found under Template:PD-text/layout.

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:PD-text/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.