User talk:Owenusa

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Owenusa!
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Image:Nist 1.jpg[edit]

Hi Owenusa, Thanks for uploading Image:Nist 1.jpg, in your image description you provided "Nist (Gaithersrburg)", did you actually mean Gaithersburg (Maryland)? and what does "Nist" mean, is this photo taken from (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NIST's headquarter in Gaithersburg-Maryland ? can you please add amore details to your images' description. Regards.   ■ MMXXtalk  07:16, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Thank you for completing your image's description, I nominated your image for Quality images, your image is listed here.   ■ MMXXtalk  15:46, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Owenusa!

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 06:08, 21 June 2009 (UTC)