User talk:AustralianRupert

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, AustralianRupert!
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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, AustralianRupert!

Tip: Add categories to your images

Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.

Here's how:

1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.

[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

BotMultichillT 05:41, 23 February 2009 (UTC)

Autopatrol given[edit]

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Hello. I just wanted to let you know that I have granted autopatrol rights to your account; the reason for this is that I believe you are sufficiently trustworthy and experienced to have your contributions automatically sighted. This will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to help users watching Recent changes or Recent uploads to find unproductive edits amidst the productive ones. Thank you. Bidgee (talk) 09:26, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

Thank you. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 10:02, 23 May 2012 (UTC)

Wikipedia Takes the Australian War Memorial[edit]

Hi. You're invited to Wikipedia Takes the Australian War Memorial on 25 August at the Australian War Memorial. --LauraHale (talk) 00:26, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

Thanks, Laura. I'd love to attend, but the distance might preclude that from happening. I'm currently based in Adelaide, although I did spent two years at one of Canberra's educational institutions (Duntroon) a few years back. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) 10:29, 31 July 2012 (UTC)