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Broken or corrupt files.

The template automatically sets the following categories: Category:Files with errors


{{Broken file |filetype= |description= }}

This template is not for low quality files (see Commons:Media for cleanup), nor for files to be deleted.
If the reason is not self-evident, you can add it as the description.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
filetype file extension, in style DjVu, GIF, JPG, OGG, PDF, PNG, SVG or TIFF empty optional
description description of problem empty optional
cat categorisation; use cat=<nowiki/> to suppress automatic 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


To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please edit the template and add a row to the "{{LangSwitch|}}" construct. It takes the form "|xx= Your translation " (xx being the code of your language)