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Images bearing this template are added to Category:Images extracted from a low quality source, a subcategory of Category:Images for cleanup.

This template is based originally on Template:BadJPEG.

This documentation is transcluded from Template:Bad extraction/doc.

Marks a file that has been extracted from a low quality source, such as compressed DjVus, etc. A source can optionally be given with a known better quality.

The template automatically sets the following categories: Category:Images extracted from a low quality source


{{Bad extraction |1= }}

The message changes based on the namespace. If it's on a file page, it will appear as: otherwise it will appear as it does at the top of this page.

Template parameters

1Source of a higher quality file.emptyoptional

Additional information

The template is intended to be used in the following namespaces: the File namespace

The template is intended to be used by the following user groups: all users

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This template is localized through {{Autotranslate}}. The layout of the template can be found under Template:Bad extraction/layout.

To add your language to the list of languages supported by this template, please copy the code of Template:Bad extraction/en (or any other language version you prefer to translate) and replace the text strings in there (the form below can be used to create a translation, the English version is preloaded in the edit box). Please change the parameter lang from en (or whatever language you are translating) to the language code of your language.

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