Commons:SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India/Resources

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Notice This page helps you to understand the basics of vector graphics, SVGs, and using Inkscape. The tutorials will guide you through translating an SVG using Inkscape and also upload it back to Wikimedia Commons. Eventually, the goal is to make you contribute to the campaign. If you any questions, please post them to the help desk.

SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India
21 February (International Mother Language Day) – 31 March 2019

Home page
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Home page
Lists of images
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Image Lists
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Resources
Help Desk
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Help
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Participants
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Organisers
Onsite events
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Events
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Prizes
SVG Translation Campaign 2019 in India Report

Steps to participate

Following these steps will help you to participate in the campaign with ease.
  1. Add yourself to the participants list
  2. Watch this video about vector graphics:
  3. Watch this video about basics of Inkscape:
  4. [Important] Watch this video about translating SVG files and participating in this campaign:
  5. Download and install Inkscape (from General resources section)
  6. Download and install required fonts (from Fonts section)
  7. Go to the images list of the language that want to translate to.
  8. Select an image from the list, and mark it with the following code: {{working}} ~~~~
    (Please note that if the status appears "working" for more than seven days (by signature), it'll be removed, and allow other users to work on it.)
  9. Video Tutorial: Point 3
  1. Download and translate the file
  2. Upload the file to Wikimedia Commons and tag it with required categories
  3. Create "Other versions" template and add it files as needed (optional, only if the template doesn't exist previously)
  4. Mark the file as done in the images list: {{done}} ~~~~

General resources

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1 Video tutorial:
Step by step tutorial to translate SVG files from Commons using Inkscape, and uploading to WCommons+entry to campaign

Learn more about:

  • vector graphics
  • SVGs
  • Basics of Inkscape
3 Download Inkscape
4 Inkscape installation on Chromebook
Installing Linux (beta) in Chromebook and then Inkscape
(After Linux beta installation, open the terminal and follow the steps in second link)


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1 as Assamese (অসমীয়া)
2 bh Bihari (भोजपुरी)
3 bn Bengali (বাংলা)
4 dty Doteli (डोटेली)
5 gom Goan Konkani (गोंयची कोंकणी)
6 gu Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
7 hi Hindi (हिन्दी)
8 kn Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
9 mai Maithili (मैथिली)
10 ml Malayalam (മലയാളം)
11 mr Marathi (मराठी)
12 ne Nepali (नेपाली)
13 or Oriya (ଓଡ଼ିଆ)
14 pa Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ)
15 sa Sanskrit (संस्कृतम्)
16 sat Santali (ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ)
17 ta Tamil (தமிழ்)
18 te Telugu (తెలుగు)
19 tcy Tulu (ತುಳು)
20 ur Urdu (اردو)
Tutorials to install fonts


Generic (All languages)
(বাংলা, ગુજરાતી, हिन्दी, ಕನ್ನಡ, മലയാളം, मराठी, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, தமிழ், తెలుగు)
Inter Indic Dictionary
For English meanings and pronunciations for transliteration
Language specific dictionaries
Code Language name Dictionary Links
as Assamese (অসমীয়া)
bh Bihari (भोजपुरी)
bn Bengali (বাংলা)
dty Doteli (डोटेली)
gom Goan Konkani (गोंयची कोंकणी)
gu Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
hi Hindi (हिन्दी)
kn Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ)
mai Maithili (मैथिली)
ml Malayalam (മലയാളം)
mr Marathi (मराठी)
ne Nepali (नेपाली)
or Odia (ଓଡ଼ିଆ)
pa Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ)
sa Sanskrit (संस्कृतम्)
sat Santali (ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ)
ta Tamil (தமிழ்) தமிழ் விக்சனரி
te Telugu (తెలుగు)
tcy Tulu (ತುಳು)
ur Urdu (اردو)

Other versions template