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Copyright help regarding Ana40[edit]

من نمیدونم چجوری عکس مجوز آپلود کنم اگه میشه شما کمک کنید به جای من عکس رو آپلود کنید و بعد در مقاله (آنا دی آرماس) ایجاد کنید؟؟

http://www.kinofilms.ua/images/photos/hq/215970.jpg — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mahla poori (talk • contribs) 14:51, 14 June 2015‎ (UTC)

today this is a draft · how to improve the SVG file[edit]

2152085cab.png
੧੨ ੧੪
੧੩ ੧੧
੧੬ ੧०
੧੫
7 12 1 14
2 13 8 11
16 3 10 5
9 6 15 4
transcription of
the indian numerals
most-perfect magic square from
the Parshvanath Jain temple in Khajuraho
PanmagicSquare-Order4.svg
Rakonto.jpg

Hi! As a simple "hack" of an old PNG file from en.wikipedia I changed only the cell contents / values. The positioning is odd because the numbers are not centered. In order to help please see: test:most-perfect magic square#stepwise improvements.
The page at test provides wiki source code for many non Latn scripts as Deva, Guru. Arab, Armn, Beng, Grek, Gujr, Hans · Hant · Jpan, Hebr, Knda, Kore, Mlym, Taml, Telu, Tibt and maybe some mor. Please feel free to reuse the code.
You are welcome to join test:most-perfect magic square#participants.
Thanks for any help in advance! Best regards lɛʁi ʁɑjnhɑʁt (Leri Reinhart)
‫·‏לערי ריינהארט‏·‏T‏·‏m‏:‏Th‏·‏T‏·‏email me‏·‏‬ 20:00, 10 August 2015 (UTC)

first step[edit]

  1. the values are reordered according to cell values a1,1, a1,3, a1,3, a1,4 to cell values a4,1, a4,3, a4,3, a4,4
  2. alignment is achieved via:
    <text text-anchor="middle" x="foo" y="bar">foobar</text>
    
  3. coordinates have been modified by guessing

‫·‏לערי ריינהארט‏·‏T‏·‏m‏:‏Th‏·‏T‏·‏email me‏·‏‬ 02:51, 18 August 2015 (UTC)

PAGEID: 523680 · https://commons.wikimedia.org/?pageid=523680
links here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/?curid=523680#multiscript_collaboration
REVISIONID: 170395545


This looks like good stuff .... just do it ! Victuallers (talk) 07:17, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Sir John Waters.jpg[edit]

Question by Helena (Águas) moved to Commons:Village pump/Copyright#Copyright_help_regarding_File:Sir_John_Waters.jpg, where someone should be better able to answer.

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Location Maps on Meta[edit]

Is it possible to produce location maps on Meta? such as the "red pin" on East Mamprusi District on Wikipedia. Thanks. Masssly (talk) 14:35, 17 August 2015 (UTC)

You should probably ask at meta:Help Forum rather than here on Wikimedia Commons. But a good start would be to search for templates with "map" in the name. LX (talk, contribs) 16:34, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
Thanks Masssly (talk) 08:30, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
User has seen answer and said "Thanks". Marking as ✓ Resolved. —Skyllfully (talk) 03:32, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
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Permission?[edit]

Hello! I just found a picture on flickr, all rights reserved. I contacted the photographer, and he gave me the permission to use it- he even sent me the original via mail. Can I use this picture right now? Thanks for your help. Best regards! — Preceding unsigned comment added by Team ECE (talk • contribs)

@Team ECE: Hi,
Please forward the permission to COM:OTRS. Be aware that it needs to be for any use, including commercial ones. Regards, Yann (talk) 12:29, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
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Registration for Wikimedia Commons[edit]

I had registered as Samc1960 on Wikimedia commons. My e-mail is sam_sc_sc@yahoo.com. However, I did not click on the confirmation link sent to me by e-mail by August 15,2015. The confirmation link has now expired. Please help me to re-login. Thanks,

Sambaran Chatterjee

Username: Samc1960 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Samc1960 (talk • contribs) 17:10, 18 August 2015‎ (UTC)

You posted this entry while being logged in, so you obviously do not need any help with logging in. Providing an e-mail address when registering is completely optional. You may choose to provide an e-mail address to enable password recovery in case you forget your password, to enable e-mail notifications, and to allow other users to contact you via e-mail. LX (talk, contribs) 18:33, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
re@LX: not necessarily, he could've never logged out and this be his first time logged in. —Skyllfully (talk) 03:39, 29 August 2015 (UTC)

international court[edit]

I will talk inthe fron of court international and get help from Embassy America Please allowed — Preceding unsigned comment added by Watcharaporn Maneesuwan (talk • contribs)

  • @Watcharaporn Maneesuwan: You are on the page for technical help in using Wikimedia Commons. I'm not sure quite what you have in mind or to whom you mean to address your remark above, but I'm quite certain you are on the wrong page and quite probably the wrong web site. - Jmabel ! talk 05:37, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
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Issues with Upload Wizard[edit]

There seems to be a problem with Upload Wizard and it seems to affect all projects using it. The issue appears to have started 17 August. I just tried to report the bug to Phabricator but am being told I can't create an account because Phabricator doesn't like my user name. Would someone who's able to use Phabricator report the problem, please? Thanks, We hope (talk) 12:49, 19 August 2015 (UTC)

OK, someone was kind enough to report the problem. We hope (talk) 13:21, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
✓ Already done as stated above. —Skyllfully (talk) 03:56, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
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Sources of data[edit]

It's not clear to me what the policies are on citing sources of the data included in the file and how these could be cited in the file page. Could someone help? --SynConlanger (talk) 11:21, 22 August 2015 (UTC)

  • Could you give a concrete example? Because the source of a photograph is usually pretty clear, and that's what the bulk of the files here are. - Jmabel ! talk 17:11, 22 August 2015 (UTC)
Yes, sorry. File:Linguistic map of Italy.png provides information on the distribution of languages in Italy, but no source is given for where the data where taken from (actually, it does, but the link is broken). This applies in general to language maps. Due to the "cite the sources" policies in Wikipedia, we need to know where the data where taken from, because sometime the image provides elaboration on data that were not originally given as an image (like, tabular data converted to a map). My question is: which is the prescribe way of citing sources in Wikicommons? Especially if there are multiple sources (like if I merge two maps from two sources). I hope this makes it clearer. --SynConlanger (talk) 12:31, 23 August 2015 (UTC)
It's seems that use has it that the source of data should be put in the description. See File:Northern Amami Oshima linguistic sameness.svg and File:Formosan languages.png. --SynConlanger (talk) 14:50, 24 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Yes, the description would normally be the place to do that. And if it hasn't been done, on an image like this, it does greatly reduce the usefulness of the image. - Jmabel ! talk 05:24, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

Failed upload[edit]

I wanted to transfer en:File:Peter Avery.jpg from English Wikipedia to Commons but I can't upload it via Upload Wizard. It says "There was another file already on the site with the same content, but it was deleted." Please move it here because I want to use it in other Wikipedias. Thank you. 4nn1l2 (talk) 19:14, 23 August 2015 (UTC)

Jmabel, the original uploader at the English Wikipedia is a famous Iranian journalist who has a Wikipedia article himself and has interviewed Fidel Castro, among others . He is also a Wikipedian, although hardly active. Peter Avery is an eminent British scholar of Persian language. It seems highly probable that a famous Iranian journalist has interviewed a scholar of Persian language. Do these pieces of information resolve the authorship problem? If not, please guide me what I can do. 4nn1l2 (talk) 21:58, 23 August 2015 (UTC)
Please also take a look at this photo which you can see Ali Akbar Abdolrashidi, the interviewer and the uploader, as well as Peter Avery, the interviewee. And then take a look at this portrait in Ali Akbar Abdolrashidi Wikipedia article. Isn't he the same person? I bet he is. Isn't this a plausible argument? 4nn1l2 (talk) 22:18, 23 August 2015 (UTC)
Sounds reasonable to me. You should probably bring it to Commons:Undeletion requests, as I suggested above. My one concern: it may be that Abdolrashidi has been posting photos taken by his colleagues rather than himself without going through OTRS (and without giving appropriate photo credit). As you probably know, that would be a problem albeit one that could be solved. - Jmabel ! talk 06:20, 24 August 2015 (UTC)

Thierry Dubois (illustrateur)[edit]

Bonsoir Monsieur JuTa, Je suis plus qu’ignorant sur les procédures en vigueur dans Wikipedia. En la circonstance, mon seul souci a été d’ajouter une photo de mon ami Thierry Dubois sur sa page Wikipedia. Photo qui lui appartient, puisqu’elle figure comme photo d’accueil sur sa page Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/tdubois.n7?fref=ts Je ne sais pas comment me procurer les autorisations que vous demandez et je ne crois pas que j’ajouterai quoi que ce soit d’autre au vu de la complexité de la procédure. Pour preuve, je n’arrive pas à donner une taille correcte à la photo, ni supprimer le lien qui apparaît derrière elle. Je vous donne toutes mes coordonnées comme preuve de ma bonne foi : Charly Perisi, 98000 Monaco

J’espère que vous laisserez sa photo sur la page de Thierry Dubois, ou mieux, que vous m’aiderez à la faire apparaître mieux que ce qu’elle est. Merci d’avance. Charly Perisi — Preceding unsigned comment added by Tracman98 (talk • contribs)

@Tracman98: Bonjour,
Comme pour tous les documents qui ne sont pas directement importés par leur auteur, il faut que le photographe envoie une autorisation. Voyez COM:OTRS/fr pour la procédure. Il faut aussi fournir une license, par exemple {{cc-by-sa-3.0}}. Cordialement, Yann (talk) 20:15, 23 August 2015 (UTC)

I cannot create a redirect[edit]

Hi, I was trying to create a redirect from Pram to Baby car, abuse filter number 122 didn't allow it. Can you help me please? Am I doing something wrong? Thank you, --Urbanecm (talk) 17:18, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

Urbanecm, the filter in question prevents anyone from creating a page in mainspace (here on Commons, it's the "gallery namespace") if the page does not have a <gallery> tag somewhere and if the user is new. The filter has no exceptions for redirect creation, so I've asked the filter's creator to add such an exception. I've also created the redirect for you. Nyttend (talk) 18:17, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
It affects user with less than three edits. I added redirect to the white list. --Steinsplitter (talk) 18:31, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
Thank both of you. --Urbanecm (talk) 19:52, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

NOGALLERY display option?[edit]

I periodically find it useful to obtain a list of filenames from a category, but in order to do this, I must either open all the files individually or edit the page by adding __NOGALLERY__, copypasting the filenames into a document, and then revert. The first takes a lot of time when there are many images, and the second requires a pair of useless edits. Is there some way of forcing a category to display the filenames as if NOGALLERY were included, without editing the page? I've never seen such a thing here or at en:wp. Nyttend (talk) 18:22, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

If you like you can use the MediaWiki API, in particular mw:API:Categorymembers. For example, this query returns the first ten files in Category:Felis silvestris catus. If you like, you can use Special:ApiSandbox to build an API request with a GUI, rather than directly. However, even with __NOGALLERY__ you can do a preview to see the non-gallery display; no need to do an edit and a revert. —RP88 (talk) 19:35, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
Okay, now I feel rather silly. I was sure that magic words didn't work in preview mode! Thanks very much for the pointer. Nyttend (talk) 21:58, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

Peruvian Copyright[edit]

I need help to see if a picture on the Victor Larco Herrera biography page is Wikimedia Commons eligible for the picture to be uploaded. It's located here. Thank you. Nepaxt (talk) 20:36, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

Peru has a copyright term of 70 years after the death of the author, 70 years from publication for anonymous works. Is there information on when the picture was taken, who took it and when it was published? --rimshottalk 22:17, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
How about government sites? The subject passed away in the early 20th century. Thank you. Nepaxt (talk) 22:22, 25 August 2015 (UTC)

How can I delete my own image[edit]

I can't delete my own image so I have nominated it form deletion since 4 days but nobody cares. It is my personal photo and needs to be deleted immediately. The file is File:Red-haired man.jpg . I think I can't delete it by myself, any admins could you please delete this image? Faster if possible. --IllusIon (talk) 04:32, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

  • 4 days is a bit quick for the normal deletion process, so it's not that "nobody cares." But I can't think of any way the image is in scope if you don't want it for a personal page, so I think I can comfortably close & delete. - Jmabel ! talk 05:27, 26 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Damn. It is in use at en:Talk:Red hair where it was used as an example in discussing what constitutes "red hair". Can't delete in less than a week for an image that is in use. - Jmabel ! talk 05:30, 26 August 2015 (UTC)
  • Thanks for your effort! I removed the photo from Talk:Red hair. Does this make it easier or faster to remove?--IllusIon (talk) 06:01, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

Missing uploads[edit]

Hello.

I uploaded a second set of photos after my first set was deleted due to copyright issues. I wanted to update one image last week but it never loaded completely. Now I cannot find the new photos at all - they seem to have disappeared. My user Contributions page only shows the old ones. What have I done wrong? Garranes (talk) 07:26, 26 August 2015 (UTC)Garranes

Those are the only ones it shows. Are these the ones (in which case you will need to go through Commons:Undeletion requests or are we talking about other files? If they are other files, they either never go on to Commons at all or you were logged in under a different account when you uploaded them. - Jmabel ! talk 15:34, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

Importer une nouvelle version d' un fichier.svg[edit]

Depuis plusieurs jours, aucun de mes ordinateurs ne parvient à importer une nouvelle version d'un fichier sur commons. Je pense de mon côté avoir tout vérifié (cookies). Par contre, je peux modifier, ou importer un fichier nouveau. Merci pour votre aide. Celbusro

@Celbusro: Bonjour, Quel fichier ? Cordialement, Yann (talk) 10:35, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

uploading a photo wiki says already there but deleted[edit]

Very new to wikipedia - I maintain a website for a band named “The Nightowls”. I’m trying to upload a photo using the wizard – which is named “the Nightowls.jpg” - but I get the message “there was another file already on the site with the same content but has been deleted”. This is the standard pic they use – which is used for their website photo & it’s in a section with several photos for people to use, but this one is that most people use when writing articles, stories, interviews etc. about the band etc. I tried renaming the photo – but I assume it’s looking at the imbedded info from the pic. Not sure what to do. David R AustinTx — Preceding unsigned comment added by David R AustinTx (talk • contribs)

help[edit]

i want to be sent to anyone in the museum who is an expert in Rembrandt Peale work, or Harriet Cany Peale who was wife of him. I need to contact them directly please helpe me.- -- luz — Preceding unsigned comment added by 190.103.65.145 (talk • contribs)

  • Not sure what museum you have in mind, but you've written this in the page for help with using Wikimedia Commons, so you are not likely to get a relevant response. I suggest contacting whatever museum you actually meant to contact. - Jmabel ! talk 16:07, 27 August 2015 (UTC)

Copyright help regarding File:Johannes-Sphaera Sacro Bosco emendata.png[edit]

Hi, this picture is part of a book of 1572 - what do I need for liscensing ?

Bereits im Jahr 1562 findet man das Emblem des LR in dem Buch „‪Sphaera Ioannis de Sacro Bosco emendata‬“ der beiden Autoren Johannes de Sacro Bosco und ‪Pedro Nunes (S.14).

--Andro x (talk) 22:39, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

I added {{PD-old-100}}. Please add categories as appropriate. Regards, Yann (talk) 22:47, 26 August 2015 (UTC)

Uploading my own book - encyclopedia about psychoactive drugs history and usage[edit]

Hello. Can I upload my own book, which is huge (pdf, 200+ pages, in Russian) illustrated encyclopedia about several dozens psychoactive drugs, their history, usage and psychoeffects? The book was prepared for publishing, but after after adoption of several anti-narcotic laws here, publisher refused to publish book fearing of prosecution and huge fines. So, I have prepared pdf, I own all right on it and I want to publish it here to make it accessible from Russia, and for any russian-speaking user; this book will help to liberalize laws on drugs (like making the cannabis legal). I hope, that the e-book will not be prohibited in Russia and government will not try to block other sites with this e-book (my early website was blocked by Russian Roskomnadzor for this book). Is it enough to me to send OTRS with GFDL 1.2 license on this book to keep it here, on Commons? Is it in Project Scope to provide education book about recreational use of some useful substances (which are prohibited now, but should be free to private use)? `A5b (talk) 02:14, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

  • Offhand, this seems to me more a Wikibooks thing than a Commons thing, but someone else may have further thoughts. - Jmabel ! talk 06:18, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

How to discuss copyright issue with an image that can be resolved by editing the image instead of deleting it[edit]

Recently, I came across File:Lincoln Cents, 1941-1974.png. I believe that the page of presumably non-free text on the right of the image poses a copyright problem. However, I don't think the file should be deleted, because the image could easily be edited to solve the copyright problem. Where should I list a discussion like this? Thanks, RJaguar3 (talk) 03:29, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

  • If the text is, indeed copyrighted, then probably the best thing to do would be to upload a new version with a Gaussian blur over the text, then delete the original. - Jmabel ! talk 06:20, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

Number of Commons files used in Wikipedia[edit]

Is there an easy way to find out the number of Commons files used in the English Wikipedia, or in Wikipedia generally? Andreas JN466 10:17, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

Cropped version[edit]

I uploaded a cropped version for this image. But, when I used it, it was like being compressed in height. What should be done? Mhhossein (talk) 14:17, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

  • Looks fine to me. Have you cleared your cache? - Jmabel ! talk 16:27, 28 August 2015 (UTC)
  • By the way, I would suggest that when doing such a radical crop of someone else's photo you should upload under a different name and connect via "other versions". - 16:28, 28 August 2015 (UTC)
Jmabel:Minor changes don't need overwrite per CROP. Mhhossein (talk) 12:34, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
I don't think that's a minor change. - Jmabel ! talk 15:14, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
Jmabel: Just compare it with the original version. Mhhossein (talk) 07:07, 1 September 2015 (UTC)
  • Looks like a substantial crop to me too, the original was 32% taller. I reckon it should have been uploaded as a new file. ColonialGrid (talk) 07:17, 1 September 2015 (UTC)
Jmabel: Just excessive parts are cropped. the percentage is not important, sometimes a small cropping removes important elements. Any way, is there any way to separate it? Mhhossein (talk) 14:12, 1 September 2015 (UTC)
@ColonialGrid: You could upload it under the different name, revert the original, then link with {{image derived}} on the original and {{derived from}} on the new one. In this case, probably not worth the trouble. But in the future I'd suggest you do it as a separate image.
FWIW, I agree that you removed only "excess", but depending on how it is/was used, the major change in aspect ratio could matter. - Jmabel ! talk 16:38, 1 September 2015 (UTC)
I'm not concerned enough to revert the crop, and generally agree with you, but think that in future Mhhossein should upload crops as new files. ColonialGrid (talk) 17:16, 1 September 2015 (UTC)

Copyright von SupertTux[edit]

Guten Tag, ich wollte fragen , ob es mir gestattet ist, Videos von SuperTux auf internet plattformen (z.b. Youtube) zu stellen und diese auch zu monetarisieren , sprich ich ziehe durch monetarisierung einen Commerzielen Nutzen. Ohne monetarisierung mache habe ich keinen gewinn an der tätigkeit.Hier ist SuperTux im Netz zu finden http://supertux.github.io Mit Freundlichen Grüßen WoodenCraft — Preceding unsigned comment added by 88.77.72.92 (talk • contribs) 18:19, 28 August 2015‎ (UTC)

Es wäre sicherlich besser, die Macher von SuperTux zu fragen und nicht das Medienarchiv von Wikipedia. Grundsätzlich ist aber das Spiel GPL-lizensiert, die Grafiken ebenso (siehe Spiele-Webseite). Damit sind es auch alle auf dem Spiel basierenden Videos. Die GPL steht kommerzieller Nutzung nicht im Weg, man muss nur die Lizenzbedingungen erfüllen. Für Details dazu siehe z.B. de:GNU General Public License. --rimshottalk 20:40, 28 August 2015 (UTC)

Copyright question[edit]

I am looking to upload a better image of Bernie Sanders and there is an image on his official website under "Media Kit" that I feel would be perfect. This image has an explicit link to "download this image." Does that equate to a copyright release? The website can be seen here. I want to make sure I am not running afoul of any copyright issues before I go ahead an upload the image. Thanks! --Stabila711 (talk) 04:28, 30 August 2015 (UTC)

No, "Download This Image" does not equate to a statement like "This content is release into the public domain by its copyright holder". See Commons:Copyright rules by subject matter#Press photos. LX (talk, contribs) 08:54, 30 August 2015 (UTC)

Copyright question - PD-Art[edit]

I have uploaded a file Composition 01 (1979) - Rashid Choudhury per Commons:When to use the PD-Art tag#Examples using Template:PD-Art. I want to make sure I am not running afoul of any copyright issues before uploading another image. Thanks! ~ Moheen (talk) 19:44, 30 August 2015 (UTC)

Hi, That template doesn't work here. PD-Art is for old works, which are in the public domain (usually the author died more than 70 years ago). This is a recent painting, you need a formal written permission from the painter's heirs. Regards, Yann (talk) 20:34, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
Hello, The artist was died in 1986. And the image is a Photograph of a tapestry found on the Internet or in a book which was first published in publicly before 1978 without complying with U.S. copyright formalities or after 1978 without copyright notice here, and then URAA is not working for Bangladesh? ~ Moheen (talk) 02:26, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
The copyright term for works first made available to the public in Bangladesh is sixty years after the death of the author. If this painting was first made available to the public in Bangladesh, its copyright will not expire until the year 2047 (1986 + 60 + 1). —RP88 (talk) 02:57, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
(Edit conflict) The artist’s copyright in Bangladesh (60-year term) won’t expire until 2047, which is a show-stopper here, assuming that’s the country of origin. As for the US copyright, AIUI if the work was indeed published without notice soon after creation (before 1989), it would be public domain there, so meeting half our standard, but if it was first published with notice or after 28 February 1989 it will be protected in the US until 2057. Note that in the US “publication“ means distribution of copies; public display doesn’t count.—Odysseus1479 (talk) 03:24, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
For works prior to 1978, public display counted if copies could be made by the public. In any case, a work first published in Bangladesh that was in copyright in Bangladesh in 1989 will still be in copyright in the US; that was the whole point of that section of the URAA, to restore copyright to foreign works that lost their copyright for reasons like that.--Prosfilaes (talk) 04:37, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

Regarding image upload in wiki page[edit]

Hi, Is there any feature available to upload pictures in wiki page, which is relevant to the page. What is the process for this? — Preceding unsigned comment added by Itsrambo (talk • contribs)

@Itsrambo: Hi,
Could you please give more details? Which kind of picture? Which article? Regards, Yann (talk) 20:04, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
Or Commons:First steps may answer your question. - Jmabel ! talk 21:56, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

Uploading file that has been deleted[edit]

My husband uploaded a file (photo) and posted it on the Wikipedia page that is about him. Then it was deleted. Now I'm trying to upload it for him but I get this message: There was another file already on the site with the same content, but it was deleted.

What do I do? I want to post that picture. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Chazmichel (talk • contribs)

@Chazmichel: Hi,
Please do not recreate deleted content. You can request undeletion at COM:UDR. Regards, Yann (talk) 20:02, 31 August 2015 (UTC)

corres stamp[edit]

Sir- too much information to read for me. Just a query. I have a stamp Mexico Corres 1899?--5 centavos -eagle and snake- YELLOW---IS THIS OF INTEREST? Nancye C..................N.Z. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 125.237.207.47 (talk • contribs)

  • This is a page for getting help with using Wikimedia Commons (the site it is part of), so this really isn't the greatest place to ask but: Corres is presumably actually Correos, Spanish for "Mail". http://www.stampworld.com/en_US/stamps/Mexico/Postage%20stamps/?year=1899 may be of use to you. According to that, if the stamp is mint (unused) it might be worth about US$5.00. Otherwise, I'm afraid, not worth much at all. - Jmabel ! talk 04:23, 1 September 2015 (UTC)

No longer getting Picture of the Day[edit]

1 September 2015 16:15 pm EDT I have been receiving the Picture of the Day for a long time, but for the past month or so it has stopped coming. I am still subscribed and have verified that the mail is not going to the junk folder or blocked. List admin, or anyone, know what might have happened? fran_barrett@hotmail.com Latitude :: 33.80861290000001 Longitude :: -84.29227249999997 Thanks, Frances Barrett 1Lydia2 20:16, 1 September 2015 (UTC)

Twinkle?[edit]

Hi, I'm less experienced at Commons, I want to know that is there twinkle option at Commons to use? I saw gadgets in my "preferences" but didn't find any twinkle option to activate. I want such kind of tool to nominate any pic for deletion or welcoming or notifying any user etc. Thank you. --Human3015 (talk) 20:29, 1 September 2015 (UTC)

For nominating files for deletion, you should enable the AjaxQuickDelete and Quick Delete gadgets. You could also install VisualFileChange.js, which is handy for batch nominations. Welcoming new users is done automatically by a bot, User:Wikimedia Commons Welcome, but the User Messages gadget is useful for adding other notifications. LX (talk, contribs) 21:25, 1 September 2015 (UTC)