Template:Derived from

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This file was derived from:

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If your file is a derivative work of another file on Commons, use this template to link it.

The template automatically sets the following categories: — none —


{{Derived from |1= }}

A namespace prefix (like "File:") does not disturb.


{{Derived from|Example.jpg}} gives
This file was derived from:  Example.jpg by example

{{Derived from|Example.jpg|Beispiel.png|display=16}} gives
This file was derived from:

{{Derived from|Example.jpg|Beispiel.png|Sample.svg|display=16|opt=l}} gives
This file was derived from:

You can add up to 25 images. (Capability for more can easily be added in the template code)

This template complements {{Derivative versions}}.

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 file derived from (up to 25 unnamed parameters can be used, for 25 files) empty required
display size in pixels of thumbnail of files derived from. If not provided, no thumbnail is shown. empty optional
opt an additional option for {{F}}, either "l" (left) or "b" (bordered) empty optional
by a user name; when it starts with either a "{" or "[", then it will be used as it is,
otherwise as parameter for {{U}}
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

Consider also using the following specific derivation templates, for retouching and extracting or cropping:

The counterpart:

For mere conversions to SVG:

  • {{AutVec}} - ("authors of vectorized raster graphic")


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)