User talk:D0ktorz

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Why was the foreground color of Image:Symbol wait.svg changed? I was not particularly happy with the gray, but it looked better on my light green background than the purple. The user that changed the color should have uploaded a new version named something like Image:Symbol wait (purple).svg.

I suggest you reply at Wikipedia:User talk:Will Pittenger as I don't spend much time at Commons.

BTW: If you know of a version that will go better with my light green background, let me know. I use the image at Wikipedia:User:Will Pittenger. (Look in the header.) Will (Talk - contribs) 08:34, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

Image deletion notification[edit]

Image deletion warning A file you contributed has been listed at Commons:Deletion requests so that the community can discuss whether it should be kept or not. We would appreciate it if you could go to voice your opinion about this at its entry.

If you created this image, please note that the fact that it has been proposed for deletion does not necessarily mean that we do not value your kind contribution. It simply means that one person believes that there is some specific problem with it, such as a copyright issue. If the file is up for deletion because it has been superseded by a superior derivative of your work, consider the notion that although the file may be deleted, your hard work (which we all greatly appreciate) lives on in the new file.
In all cases, please do not take the deletion request personally. It is never intended as such. Thank you!

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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, D0ktorz!

Tip: Add categories to your 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.

Here's how:

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:

Uploadwizard-categories.png

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]]
[[Category:Comets]]

This will make the diagram show up in the categories "Astronomical diagrams" and "Comets".

When picking categories, try to choose a specific category ("Astronomical diagrams") over a generic one ("Illustrations"). Pro-tip: The CommonSense tool can help you find the best category for your image.

Thanks again for your uploads! More information about categorization can be found in Commons:Categories, and don't hesitate to leave a note on the help desk.

CategorizationBot (talk) 11:38, 9 August 2010 (UTC)