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Tip: Categorizing images
Thanks a lot for contributing to the Wikimedia Commons! Here's a tip to make your uploads more useful: Why not add some categories to describe them? This will help more people to find and use them.
1) If you're using the UploadWizard, you can add categories to each file when you describe it. Just click "more options" for the file and add the categories which make sense:
2) You can also pick the file from your list of uploads, edit the file description page, and manually add the category code at the end of the page.
- [[Category:Category name]]
For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:
- [[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations").
- Image:Lisa De Pasquale.JPG was uncategorized on 15 December 2011 CategorizationBot (talk) 10:47, 16 December 2011 (UTC)
Recent Votes Figure
Hi Andrewman, thanks for RecentVotes.svg, great work!
I would be interested to know with which software you created it. And could you possibly share the raw data (representative x act -> vote) in machine-readable form?
- Thanks for the message. I created a convenience sample of bills that I knew would create a good graphic. I then processed them using the R programming language based on the first script here: . I'd be happy to e-mail you the .csv that I used. It is useful for playing with statistics, but keep in mind that it is a arbitrary collection of votes and should not be used to draw conclusions about Congress. Andrewman327 (talk) 13:56, 25 July 2013 (UTC)