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Hello, Shivashree!

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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[[Category:Category name]]

For example, if you are uploading a diagram showing the orbits of comets, you add the following code:

[[Category:Astronomical diagrams]]
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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.

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File:Anna Hazare ended fast news.jpgEdit

 
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File:Anna Hazare ended fast news.jpgEdit

 
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Redtigerxyz (talk) 16:32, 1 August 2012 (UTC)

The problem is that it is a derivative work (Commons:Derivative work). It is photo of newspapers, which are copyrighted by respective publishers. So the photographer does not have full copyright. I have removed the copyvio notice and changed to a deletion request, where you can present arguments so that the file is not deleted if you wish so. --Redtigerxyz (talk) 16:36, 1 August 2012 (UTC)


Category:The Story of Integration of the Indian States : CategorisationEdit

Hi, please use useful categories and don't over-categorize your images, i.e. please do not categorize your uploads (an example of your recent activity):

Category:The Story of Integration of the Indian States +
Category:History of India +
Category:India in 1940s etc.

You'll help to save time and capacity on commons by categorizing:

Category:The Story of Integration of the Indian States that imho may inlucde the categories "V. P. Menon", "1956 books", "1947 in India" {ref. EN-WP}, "Books about India", "Partition of India" etc.

Please use as far as possible the category of the regarding city/town/village or district (if there's no category) etc., or, a localized better 'fitting' i.e. the 'most fitting"' category(ies). Do not add - in addition - the categories of the "parent category", among them cities, states and countries etc.

btw: maybe the pictures you uploaded are not 'free' as the book imho was published in 1956 ...

For further information on categories please read Commons:Categories referring to an accurate categorisation, simplifying your further uploads and categorisation in general. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them at the commons:help desk.

Thank you for your assistance, Roland 19:00, 29 August 2012 (UTC)

File:Kahaani at Nagpur.jpgEdit

 
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TUSC token 5d5260d57cf2cbcf0be58702a5880763Edit

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!



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Thank you for participating in Wiki Loves Monuments 2012!

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Photo: Supporters in a rally at w:Nagpur after ending fast by w:Anna Hazare - being used on a websiteEdit

Dear Mr Ganesh

Thank you for making available a nice picture of this rally. We are using it on our website phone2vote.com, with acknowledgements. Appreciate your putting it up here.

Warm regards.

KP (A Krishna Prasad)

Thanks for the pictureEdit

Thanks for taking and uploading the File:Namantar Shahid Smarak Nagpur.jpg picture. It really makes the article better. Keep up the good work. SchreiberBike (talk) 23:31, 31 August 2013 (UTC)

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DissertationEdit

I have used this picture for preparing my disseration synopsis. Thank you

Indian Police ImageEdit

Dear Mr. Dhamodkar,

     Thank you for the image of the Indian police. We have used it to show students how the Indian police helps people on ground.

Regards, Macmillan Education

Thanks - used your imageEdit

Using the imageEdit

Hi There, I'm using this Image for an article on Nagpur on Expedia Travel Blog.

Thanks

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QueerEcofeminist "cite! even if you fight"!!! [they/them/their] 15:29, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

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QueerEcofeminist "cite! even if you fight"!!! [they/them/their] 15:29, 19 August 2019 (UTC)

Regarding source of above mentioned filesEdit

  • I don't see where you actually got those texts from(which book/volume/journal full details of it), and whether the original text was under compatible license now.
  • So, you need to mention the original source where the text came from and mention the process by which it's in the current form, which is typed on the computer. You can find more information on this here. QueerEcofeminist "cite! even if you fight"!!! [they/them/their] 16:11, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
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