User talk:Ixfd64

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Welcome to Wikimedia Commons, Ixfd64!

BotMultichillT 05:57, 4 May 2009 (UTC)


Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Ixfd64!

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.

BotMultichillT 05:57, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

Thanks for the welcome! By the way, I thought I added a category using the built-in HotCat gadget, but I guess it didn't work. :\ --Ixfd64 (talk) 11:55, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

File tagging File:CopBlock1C.gif[edit]

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TLSuda (talk) 19:46, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

  • The licensing information its a little hard to see, but it can be found on the bottom of the every page on the Cop Block site. It states:

© 2009-2014 by its author and licensed under a Creative Commons - Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license unless specified otherwise.

There is no exception listed on the page for the logos. --Ixfd64 (talk) 20:11, 1 May 2014 (UTC)

I'm not 100% sure that the company intended to release the logo (something that identifies their organization) under a free license, but it is in black and white on their website. Sorry about that. Cheers, TLSuda (talk) 21:59, 1 May 2014 (UTC)
No problem. I also had doubts that an organization would release their logo under a free license, but if their copyright information says otherwise... --Ixfd64 (talk) 16:47, 2 May 2014 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:24OCT01IWXSRV01.gif[edit]

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Ellin Beltz (talk) 23:51, 24 May 2014 (UTC)

File:GSI Commerce.png[edit]

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Hello!

Thank you for uploading File:GSI Commerce.png 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,

Magog the Ogre (talk) (contribs) 14:58, 14 June 2014 (UTC)

  • Thanks for the tip. I wasn't aware of CommonsHelper at the time of the upload. --Ixfd64 (talk) 19:08, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Ebay enterprise.png[edit]

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Notification about possible deletion[edit]

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   FDMS  4    15:31, 26 September 2014 (UTC)