User talk:Doktorchen

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Doktorchen!

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Doktorchen!
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) 10:41, 7 August 2010 (UTC)

Commons talk:EXIF[edit]

Hi. Thanks for your comments on Commons talk:EXIF. I'm currently one of the people who can fix metadata extraction issues, and I responded at that page. I look forward to your response, as I want to make sure the metadata features are as correct and accurate as they possibly can be. Bawolff (talk) 14:25, 16 August 2012 (UTC)

File:Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire 1300-1923int.gif[edit]

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File:Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire 1300-1923int.gif 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!

JuTa 06:03, 5 August 2018 (UTC)