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Welcome to the Commons, Wiki ian[edit]

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Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, Wiki ian!

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"). 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 06:28, 29 August 2009 (UTC)

Moving files to Commons[edit]

Hi, I just use Move-to-commons assistant (ATM you will have to upload them images as the upload bot seems not to be working). Bidgee (talk) 10:22, 31 August 2009 (UTC)

You need to add {{nowcommons|Bowen Bridge Dawn.png}} to the image on Wikipedia. :) Bidgee (talk) 09:47, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

Ship[edit]

You added a location category to Category:Aurora Australis (ship). PLease realise that this category is used to group all pictures of the ship and not all files are from that location. I hope you will find the right files from the location and transfer the added category. --Stunteltje (talk) 07:51, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

File tagging File:Virgin_blue_hbt_tarmac.jpg[edit]

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The file probably has been deleted. If you sent a permission, try to send it again after 14 days. Do not re-upload. When the OTRS-member processes your mail, the file can be undeleted. Additionally you can request undeletion here, providing a link to the File-page on Commons where it was uploaded ([[:File:Virgin_blue_hbt_tarmac.jpg]]) and the above demanded information in your request.

MGA73 (talk) 19:48, 8 March 2010 (UTC)

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File tagging File:Qantas_hbt_domestic.jpg[edit]

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Captain-tucker (talk) 23:27, 12 March 2010 (UTC)

sorry[edit]

just remember i needed to get back to you - serious real life stuff of recent - will try soon SatuSuro (talk) 14:58, 18 April 2011 (UTC)

hey[edit]

I almost retired from wp due to a slightly unrelated online issue - trust all is well with you - anything need attneding to at the mo? SatuSuro (talk) 10:57, 24 May 2011 (UTC)

Autopatrol given[edit]

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Hello. I just wanted to let you know that I have granted autopatrol rights to your account; the reason for this is that I believe you are sufficiently trustworthy and experienced to have your contributions automatically sighted. This will have no effect on your editing, and is simply intended to help users watching Recent changes or Recent uploads to find unproductive edits amidst the productive ones. Thank you. INeverCry 01:17, 16 June 2013 (UTC)

noses[edit]

No problems - you doing anything special this Friday.? I have a very narrow window of opportunity....in Hobart sats (talk) 01:42, 16 June 2013 (UTC)

go to user in the pull down column above either here, or wp en - or try left column - should be 'email user' - if you can before wednesday - great! I am available Friday 21st. but parts only. sats (talk) 14:15, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
if you can have the spare time on friday - Ill have my computer with me... sats (talk) 15:41, 16 June 2013 (UTC)

Incorrect naming of VH-VXC[edit]

  • Fixed and old name sent for speedy deletion.Ardfern (talk) 23:41, 20 August 2013 (UTC)

Welcome, Dear Filemover![edit]

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Hi Wiki ian, you're now a filemover. When moving files please respect the following advice:

  • Use the CommonsDelinker link in the {{rename}} template to order a bot to replace all ocurrences of the old title with the new one. Or, if there was no rename-request, please use the Move & Replace-tab.
  • Please do not tag redirects as {{speedy}}. Other projects, including those using InstantCommons, might be using the file even though they don't show up in the global usage. Deleting the redirects would break their file references.
  • Please know and follow the file rename guidelines.

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Natuur12 (talk) 10:56, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

Welcome, Dear Patroller![edit]

Hi Wiki ian,

You now have the Patroller right and may call yourself a patroller! Please take a moment to read the updated Commons:Patrol to learn how Patrolling works and how we use it to fight vandalism.

As you know already, the patrolling functionality is enabled for all edits, not just for new-page creations. This enables us to keep track of, for example, edits made by anonymous users here on Commons.

We could use you help at the Counter Vandalism Unit. For example by patrolling an Anonymous-edits checklist and checking a day-part.

If you have any questions please leave a message on the CVU talkpage or ask for help on IRC in #wikimedia-commons.


English | മലയാളം | +/− . Natuur12 (talk) 10:56, 20 August 2014 (UTC)