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Autopatrol givenEdit

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. Bidgee (talk) 09:36, 14 October 2011 (UTC)

Tip: Categorizing imagesEdit

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Hello, LauraHale!

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.

CategorizationBot (talk) 14:54, 16 October 2011 (UTC)

File:GLAM for Mil Hist.pdfEdit

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There seems to be a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file. It has been found that you've added in the image's description only a Template that's not a license and although it provides useful information about the image, it's not a valid license. Could you please resolve this problem, adding the license in the image linked above? You can edit the description page and change the text. Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description of the file. This page may give you more hints on which license to choose. Thank you.

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File:Kylie Gauci.ogvEdit

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There seems to be a problem regarding the description and/or licensing of this particular file. It has been found that you've added in the image's description only a Template that's not a license and although it provides useful information about the image, it's not a valid license. Could you please resolve this problem, adding the license in the image linked above? You can edit the description page and change the text. Uploading a new version of the file does not change the description of the file. This page may give you more hints on which license to choose. Thank you.

This message was added automatically by Nikbot, if you need some help about it please read the text above again and follow the links in it, if you still need help ask at the   Commons:Help desk in any language you like to use. --Nikbot 07:40, 21 December 2011 (UTC)

PersianEdit

Hi Laura, I uploaded a new version of File:Farsi Gender Wikiproject.png because "Farsi" is the local name of "Persian". Using the word "Farsi" instead of "Persian" is like saying: "I speak Deutsch" instead of "I speak German". I really appreciate it if you use "Persian" from now on. Thanks. AMERICOPHILE 11:18, 28 December 2011 (UTC)

File:2000_Sydney_Paralympic_Games,_Silver_Medal,_John_Register,_Track_and_Field_Long_Jump.jpgEdit

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99of9 (talk) 05:23, 16 January 2012 (UTC)

Suggestion about categorizing images with UploadWizardEdit

Laura,

 
Screenshot demonstrating the "category" parameter in UploadWizard.

Thanks for all of your recently uploaded photos from WNBL games; it is really nice that you have been so comprehensive in your photography, especially for the Australian Institute of Sport team! While chipping in on the uncategorized images backlog, I found a whole bunch of these great images, and when I was looking to categorize them I noticed that they actually had categories attached in the description section of their respective Information templates. Because the categories were added here and not below the licensing information where they are typically put, the bots interpreted these images as being uncategorized, tagged them as such, and added them to the backlog. You don't have to worry about these previous images because I have already fixed this problem (example here), but if you could use the "category" parameter for adding categories instead of the "description" one for future uploads it would be much appreciated. You've already done the hard work in identifying and categorizing your work, and just making this one small change in how you apply categories to them will help keep your well-identified and categorized images out of the uncategorized backlog. Thanks again for all the great images and take care!

Michael Barera (talk) 03:27, 11 February 2012 (UTC)

File:Uploading_Sport_pictures_to_Commons.pdfEdit

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Ices2Csharp (talk) 08:05, 13 February 2012 (UTC)

File:Peter Leek.jpgEdit

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99of9 (talk) 00:55, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

Quality Image PromotionEdit

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Picture of the Year voting round 1 openEdit

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Copyright status: File:Wikiproject screencast mobile 2.ogvEdit

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File:2013 Madrid Pride Parade 10.JPGEdit

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Dcoetzee (talk) 10:32, 7 July 2013 (UTC)

Category:2013_IPC_Athletics_World_ChampionshipEdit

Flickrworker (talk) 14:08, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

File source is not properly indicated: File:Spanish competitors at the IPC Athletics World Championships.pdfEdit

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 ■ MMXX talk 17:50, 16 August 2013 (UTC)

Also:

Hello, please add better source information for the images used in your PDF files and provide links to the original sources. thanks.  ■ MMXX talk 18:00, 16 August 2013 (UTC)

File:Coastal village at night Sochi.jpgEdit

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Flickrworker (talk) 15:39, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

162 SpeediesEdit

No one will delete 162 reasonable images, without some concrete links to the policies of the IPC and Brail. All changed to regular deletion. Commons:Deletion requests/IPC Images Ronhjones  (Talk) 19:30, 9 September 2016 (UTC)

StopEdit

Please stop tagging as copyvios individual files related to the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics (example [1]). You stance on this matter contradicts that of Commons. If you insist, you must prove your point in a community discussion, e.g. on COM:VP or COM:AN. Materialscientist (talk) 22:22, 26 December 2016 (UTC)

Give me a handEdit

Hi there, Laura. I understand yok know how to classify special sportspeople. File:Mustafa Fikret Sözen.jpg is the image of a Turkish basketball player with hearing impediment. What are the correct cats, please? Thanks in advance and all the best. --E4024 (talk) 15:01, 29 June 2017 (UTC)

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