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Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, Jasonanaggie!

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:

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.

File:Ductile failure in pipeline steel (7251419414).jpgEdit

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Hello, Jasonanaggie!

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:

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.

Stombari7 (talk) 18:04, 2 June 2018 (UTC)Stombari7

File:Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election.pdfEdit

 
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Habitator terrae 🌍 16:05, 20 April 2019 (UTC)

Searchable PDF at Justice.govEdit

Hi Jason, would you mind uploading a new version of the report from https://www.justice.gov/storage/report.pdf ? Apparently after April 22 the DoJ changed the file so the PDF is "searchable" (see [1] and [2]). In theory this would remove the need for File:MuellerReport-SearchablePDF-20190418.pdf too. (I would have uploaded the new version myself, but the file is too large for the regular form and I don't have the proper permissions to get around this restriction.) Thanks! ~ PaulT+/C 06:31, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

I can't do it either, it's a server configuration issue, it won't allow for reuploads over 100MB. Jasonanaggie (talk) 14:01, 25 April 2019 (UTC)
Hmm... Ok, that is unfortunate. To your knowledge, is there someone who would have the ability to do this manually/is it even technically possible to do? Perhaps this is something better asked at a village pump-type location here on Commons. Sorry for my ignorance on these matters. Thanks for your reply. ~ PaulT+/C 14:59, 25 April 2019 (UTC) FIY I went ahead and posted a new discussion at Commons:Village pump/Technical#Uploading new versions of large files (130 MB, not huge) ~ PaulT+/C 15:08, 25 April 2019 (UTC)

Categories againEdit

Hi Jason. Was just looking at the photos of ex-servicemen in the Market Street, Sydney category. Can't help wondering why you put these pix in this category. I think some clarification is needed (to put it mildly and diplomatically).

Sardaka (talk) 10:28, 30 April 2019 (UTC)

Link please, it must have been done a long time ago because I have no recollection of it. Jasonanaggie (talk) 02:02, 1 May 2019 (UTC)


File:Public Opinion on Hustler v. Falwell.jpgEdit

 
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Postdlf (talk) 20:37, 3 May 2019 (UTC)

File:SrA Jette Carr, USAF (10) (14325374979).jpgEdit

 
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File:Pres. Bush's Last Press Conference.webmEdit

 
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