Template:Archival version

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Template for labelling archival versions of files, when a compressed version exists for the purpose of providing thumbnails. Place in the other_versions= field in the {{Information}} template. Label the compressed version with {{Compressed version}}.

The template automatically sets the following categories: For PNGs, Category:PNGs with JPEG versions (or if the file doesn't exist, Category:PNGs with missing JPEG versions), and, if appropriate, Category:PNG files affected by MediaWiki restrictions. For TIFFs, if appropriate, Category:TIFF files affected by MediaWiki restrictions.


{{Archival version |file= |thumb= |thumblimit= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
file File name of the compressed version Image:Example.jpg required
filetype Filetype of the archival version intelligent guess deprecated
thumb if set to nothumb, no thumbnail of the compressed version is shown in the template empty optional
thumblimit if set to any value, the text relating to filetypes which cannot produce thumbnails above COM:MAXTHUMB is displayed (texthumblimit in the language subpages, eg Template:Archival version/en). Otherwise, the text relating to smaller size thumbnails (textreduce) is displayed. empty optional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

See also


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This template makes use of {{Autotranslate}} and the translate extension.