User talk:Shanel

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Help a newbie?[edit]

Hi. I noticed that Image:Kalimpongtown.jpg needed cleanup. I made a new version using the hi res version, then I clicked on "Upload a new version of this file" The new version is Image:Kalimpongtown2.jpg. I was just wondering, should I have saved over the first Kalimpongtown image, or did I do the right thing by giving the new version another name? Thanks for your help.--Shanel 22:45, 26 September 2005 (UTC)

Welcome to the Commons, Shanel! Please save over the original picture when you have an improved version. But note that your new version is still scaled down. The purpose of the cleanup tag is that the cropped version should be higher resolution. dbenbenn | talk 14:21, 27 September 2005 (UTC)
Thanks! dbenbenn | talk 00:27, 1 October 2005 (UTC)

I notice you improved Image:448px-Strassburg um 1900.jpg. Perhaps you could redo your improvements, starting with the much higher resolution Image:Strassburg um 1900.jpg? (Actually, you might want to start with the original 00018u.tif, since JPG is a lossy conversion). Thanks, dbenbenn | talk 05:10, 27 October 2005 (UTC)

Commons:Administrators/Requests and votes/Cool Cat[edit]

Admin mop.PNG Hello! Thank you for taking the time to vote for me in my recent request for adminship. It ended with a final score of (8/10) and hece failed to reach concensus. I value all of the contributions made during the process and I will take a special note of the constructive criticism regarding interacting with users in the user talk space. If you have questions, or requests, please leave a message. --Cool CatTalk|@ 12:49, 8 March 2006 (UTC)

Copyright violation[edit]

Pay attention to copyright Image:Baseballcards.jpg has been marked as a copyright violation. The Wikimedia Commons only accepts free content, that is, images and other media files that can be used by anyone, for any purpose. For details on what is acceptable, please read Commons:Licensing. You can ask questions about Commons policies in Commons:Help desk.

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Reproductive photographs of two-dimensional artwork are not allowed. Seahen 03:47, 17 July 2006 (UTC)

Image Tagging Image:Pan player.jpg[edit]

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Thanks for uploading Image:Pan player.jpg. I notice the image page currently doesn't specify who created the content, so the copyright status is unclear. If you have not created this media yourself then you need to argue that we have the right to use the media on Wikimedia Commons (see copyright tagging below). If you have not created the media yourself then you should also specify where you found it, i.e., in most cases link to the website where you got it, and the terms of use for content from that page. If the content is a derivative of a copyrighted work, you need to supply the names and a licence of the original authors as well.

If the media also doesn't have a copyright tag, then you must also add one. If you created/took the picture, audio, or video then you can use {{self|cc-by-sa-3.0}} to release it under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license or {{PD-self}} to release it into the public domain. See Commons:Copyright tags for the full list of copyright tags that you can use.

Note that any unsourced and untagged images will be deleted one week after they have been uploaded, as described on criteria for speedy deletion. If you have uploaded other media, please check that you have specified their source and copyright tagged them, too. You can find all your uploads using the Gallery tool. Thank you. --Filnik 22:48, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Shanel!

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 06:16, 11 April 2009 (UTC)

File:Prohibitedboard[edit]

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Prohibitionboard.jpg

It appears you were the person who posted this file, there's a notice regarding its copyright, you may want to look into it. --The Navigators (talk) 01:25, 27 September 2011 (UTC)


File:Prohibitionboard.jpg[edit]

Commons-emblem-issue.svg File:Prohibitionboard.jpg has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

If you created this file, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue.
Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!


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C3F2k (Questions, comments, complaints?) 15:06, 6 June 2012 (UTC)