User talk:DMacks

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Re: The factual accuracy of the chemical structure File:Ferrocyphen.svg is disputed[edit]

Sorry, I don't have much time, but I just corrected the chem formula, it took few minutes to edit in Inkscape. ¿Is easier to you to tag wrong formulas for disputed than editing them by youself? --Amitie 10g (talk) 18:06, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

My chemdraw cannot export svg, so I cannot generally do substantial chemical diagram svg work. I can easily do png (my chemdraw does that, so I can easily completely fix any incorrect structure in that format). And I did fix File:Ferrocyphen.png at that time. DMacks (talk) 21:59, 1 July 2014 (UTC)

Re: SVG bug[edit]

I also noticed that. When I open the file in Inkscape it looks fine. And a bitmap/ODF export in Inkscape also works fine. I have uploaded a higher resolution svg. but in this version the text in the infor box is missing in the displayed versions which looks fine when opened in Inkscape. I have also added a hi-res png and changed the image on the pH indicator page with png for better display.


  • Accualy, it has a wrong name. The right one is: 1-cyclooctyl-3-ethyl-2-methylhexane. How can I rename it?

--Vchorozopoulos (talk) 22:48, 30 October 2014 (UTC)

Commons:File naming has all the details of that process. Let me know if you need help getting it done (I have a gadget enabled in my preferences that makes the process lots easier). DMacks (talk) 21:47, 7 November 2014 (UTC)


I pick up images from google which are easily available for all to be uploaded on their profile...if there is any other way to upload please let me know Cpavlankar (talk) 22:48, 14 February 2015 (UTC)

I do not know a good way. But the way you are doing it is often against Wikimedia policy and often against the law as well. See Commons:Licensing for the official policy, and a nice flowchart explaining the things you are allowed to upload. DMacks (talk) 03:45, 15 February 2015 (UTC)