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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, George Dance!

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) 10:55, 11 June 2011 (UTC)

File:Robert Kirkland Kernighan.jpg[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:Elise Paschem face shot2.jpg[edit]

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Diannaa (talk) 02:39, 18 September 2013 (UTC)

File:Leoyankevich.jpg[edit]

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Magog the Ogre (talk) (contribs) 04:08, 14 October 2013 (UTC)

Message tied up in Ribbon.jpg Hello, George Dance. You have new messages at Stefan4's talk page.
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Stefan4 (talk) 18:52, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

File:Anthony Bleecker.jpg[edit]

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Stefan4 (talk) 18:54, 17 November 2013 (UTC)

There was a problem with this portrait showing the frame. I uploaded a new version with the frame cropped out, File:Anthony_Bleecker_cropped.jpg, and the earlier version was deleted.


File:Douglas Livingstone.jpg[edit]

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A file that you uploaded to Wikimedia Commons from Flickr, File:Douglas Livingstone.jpg, was found available on Flickr by an administrator or reviewer under the license Noncommercial (NC), No derivative works (ND), or All Rights Reserved (Copyright), which isn't compatible with Wikimedia Commons, per the licensing policy. The file has been deleted. Commons:Flickr files/Appeal for license change has information about sending the Flickr user an appeal asking for the license to be changed. Only Flickr images tagged as BY (CC BY) or BY SA (CC BY-SA) are allowed on Wikimedia Commons. If the Flickr user has changed the license of the Flickr image, feel free to ask an administrator to restore the file, or start an undeletion request. Túrelio (talk) 09:20, 16 November 2014 (UTC)

Thank you for the information. Does that restriction (no CC NC licenses) apply only to Flickr files? George Dance (talk) 00:52, 26 November 2014 (UTC)

File tagging File:Reps600dpi.jpg[edit]

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Diannaa (talk) 02:57, 22 January 2015 (UTC)

The file is from Wikipedia, where it was uploaded by Jock McKeen in 2007. I doubt he's still active there, and I can't leave him a message there in any case, but you may be able to do the latter. George Dance (talk) 10:34, 23 January 2015 (UTC)

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Stefan4 (talk) 23:25, 27 January 2015 (UTC)

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File:KILMER Aline Murray Grave St Josephs Cemetery Newton NJ.jpg[edit]

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Hello!

Thank you for uploading File:KILMER Aline Murray Grave St Josephs Cemetery Newton NJ.jpg to the Wikimedia Commons. I noticed that when you uploaded from another Wikimedia project, you left out some important information, or copied it incorrectly. In the future, please consider using CommonsHelper, a tool which automates the process of moving files over. Thank you,

Stefan2 (talk) 15:40, 11 February 2016 (UTC)

Thank you for the mention of CommonsHelper. I was getting a bit frustrated, copying files from Wikipedia, and later (after Wikipedia had deleted them, now that they were on Commons) being asked for the source. So I've stopped doing that; but, if I do find other pictures that I think need to be here, I'll definitely check out that app first and use it if I can. George Dance (talk) 23:15, 13 February 2016 (UTC)

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Stefan2 (talk) 23:25, 7 March 2016 (UTC)