User talk:William S. Saturn

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Images from flickr[edit]

Please, when uploading images from Flickr, please use this automatic tool. This tool checks for you if the copyright license of the image is correct and upload the best resolution available. Cheers, --KveD (talk) 23:29, 12 June 2008 (UTC)



Please do not overwrite files[edit]

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Nuvola apps important yellow.svg I noticed that you uploaded a file using the name File:Herman Cain at Hannity - Boortz event-1.jpg. A file by this name already existed on Commons. Overwriting an existing file should not be done except when making minor, uncontroversial corrections, so the file has been restored to its previous version. If the file that you attempted to upload is within our project scope and is in the public domain or published under a free license, please upload it again under a different name. Thank you.

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--ŠJů (talk) 23:29, 8 February 2011 (UTC)

Modified files[edit]

Please notice:

  • new and derivative files have to be uploaded under new names. Don't overwrite files! This is not the right way how to replace an image with another one.
  • when you modify a file, avoid loss of EXIF data and avoid loss of quality and resolution.
  • removing of discussion remark instead of answer it isn't just constructive way of cooperation.

Thank You. --ŠJů (talk) 02:11, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

File tagging File:Jimhedges.jpg[edit]

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VernoWhitney (talk) 21:31, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

Please link the permission if you assert it's released. --ŠJů (talk) 23:34, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
I have forwarded the e-mail in which the website owner identifies the image as public domain.--William S. Saturn (talk) 00:39, 11 February 2011 (UTC)
So, you should use {{OTRS pending}} template at the file page. --ŠJů (talk) 07:16, 12 February 2011 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, William S. Saturn!

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.

Sreejith K (talk) 05:40, 18 February 2011 (UTC)

File:1968_portrait_of_Pres._Richard_Nixon_by_Norman_Rockwell.jpg[edit]

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File:Me and Pogo.jpg[edit]

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Ices2Csharp (talk) 17:21, 8 July 2012 (UTC)

File:Santorum Faith, Family and Freedom Tour 002.jpg[edit]

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File:Tricky Dick.jpg[edit]

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Closeapple (talk) 21:39, 29 March 2013 (UTC)

I wish the template would show the reason. Here it is: Commons:Flickr washing victim: "Richard Nixon waves to crowd at California rally" by well-known photojournalist Dirck Halstead. Another copy of photo here. Both from University of Texas at Austin, where Halstead is faculty. Unlikely that Flickr user Cody McComas (barefootboy) has licensing rights for his copy. (And no evidence asserted of pre-1989 publication without copyright notice/registration.) --Closeapple (talk) 21:41, 29 March 2013 (UTC)

tb note[edit]

Message tied up in Ribbon.jpg Hello, William S. Saturn. You have new messages at LFaraone's talk page.
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File tagging File:Aldous Tyler.jpg[edit]

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