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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Farawayman!

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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For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
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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").

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BotMultichillT 05:48, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

Fixed I hope! Farawayman (talk) 18:33, 14 July 2009 (UTC)

Rank Structure[edit]

Hi Farawayman. I enjoyed finding the SA badges of rank. However, there are slight errors in those of senior rank. The shoulder board of a brigadier would have the castle at the top (nearest the shoulder) and the three small stars below. Likewise the castle would be above the stars of a colonel and lieutenant-colonel. As an example please see my contribution at the Wikipedia article entitled "Commandant" Kind regards. Whoosises (talk) 00:44, 3 December 2009 (UTC)

Hmmm, I need to find the original source files, because they were done in JPG format before I got to know about SVG! Will see if I can find them and correct accordingly. Thanks. Farawayman (talk) 17:41, 6 October 2010 (UTC)

File:Delta80_02.jpg[edit]

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High Contrast (talk) 11:21, 22 July 2009 (UTC)

File:Somme 1 July 1916.png[edit]

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There seems to be a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file. It has been found that you've added in the image's description only a Template that's not a license and although it provides useful information about the image, it's not a valid license. Could you please resolve this problem, adding the license in the image linked above? You can edit the description page and change the text. Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description of the file. This page may give you more hints on which license to choose. Thank you.

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File:SA_Navy_Rank_Insignia.gif[edit]

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129.215.149.98 14:16, 19 October 2010 (UTC)

SA Army Emblems and usage of Licencing on Wikipedia[edit]

Dear Farawayman,

I have submitted the article 44 Parachute Brigade (South Africa) and have submitted emblems which is currently still in contention with Wikipedia pending approval. I am waiting for the Director of Heraldry in the SANDF to send me the necessary release form. I however would like to ask you under what licencing you have put your emblems and symbols up? If you can give me the licencing string then I could also use this and avoid any emblems or symbols removed or being in contention

many thanks--213.132.63.33 06:23, 24 October 2010 (UTC)

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Yours sincerely, LGA talkedits 07:35, 25 December 2013 (UTC)

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Martin H. (talk) 01:23, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

File tagging File:Valerie Deacon NYMAS.jpg[edit]

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Htonl (talk) 13:36, 23 August 2016 (UTC)