Template:Derived from

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Please do not attempt to alter it unless you are certain that you understand the setup and are prepared to repair/revert any consequent collateral damage if the results are unexpected. Any experiments should be conducted in the sandbox or your userspace.

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This documentation is transcluded from Template:Derived from/doc.

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


{{Derived from|Example.jpg|Beispiel.png}} gives:

This file was derived from:

{{Derived from|Example.jpg|Beispiel.png|Sample.svg|display=16}} gives:

This file was derived from:

This template complements {{Derivative versions}}.

You can add up to 20 images. (Capability for more can be added in the template code)


{{Derived from |1= |display= }}

Template parameters

Parameter Description Default Status
1 file derived from (up to 20 unnamed parameters can be used, for 20 files) empty required
display size in pixels of thumbnail of files derived from. If not provided, no thumbnail is shown. 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:


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)