User talk:DOSGuy

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Yann 19:08, 21 September 2007 (UTC)

Question about File:Median_age.png[edit]

is the File meant to reflect data from 2009 or can it be constantly updated? Also the last edit there was made by a user who lowered Mexico's median age to 20-25 range when all data says its even higher than it was in 2009 (27). Do you know of any other source he may have used?Grmike (talk) 08:18, 5 June 2011 (UTC)grmike

I don't know the source or if the image is accurate. I just noticed that many of the islands had a different colour from the mainland portion of their country. DOSGuy (talk) 13:06, 5 June 2011 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, DOSGuy!
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:

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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").

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) 12:51, 6 October 2011 (UTC)

File:World marriage-equality laws.svg[edit]

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File:World marriage-equality laws.svg 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 file, 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.

Please remember to respond to and – if appropriate – contradict the arguments supporting deletion. Arguments which focus on the nominator will not affect the result of the nomination. Thank you!

Ajfweb (talk) 03:51, 27 April 2013 (UTC)