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  • Help:Adding images - Wikisource, the free online library
    is not suitable for compression of colour and fine detail Their use is discussed at Help Proofread Search for a scan of a work at a site such as archive org Scan quality is occasionally poor Use an online viewer to sample the scanned pages or check the text version at the site Upload as described below using an appropriate title and disambiguation Note It is possible to remove the first page if it contains extraneous content Open the file using DjVuLibre or similar Select save as and adjust the page range e g 2 123 Illustrations edit Sites often provide scans of documents in a variety of file types The Internet Archive and others have a selection of files that provide sources for images some better than others Online viewer edit The online viewer at the Internet Archive site uses JP2 data to display JPG images If a work contains several illustrations you can obtain good versions from this viewer Locate the source of the scan A DjVu file s information should note this as source Navigate to the Internet Archive s details page Select the online viewer flipbook using the Read online link Set view to a single page Navigate to the image Using the page number Using the djvu index number with the prefix n Zoom the image to 100 important otherwise you will lose a lot of detail Choose a title See Image naming Right click on the image and select Save as Prepare the image as above Automatic processing with Imagemagick edit If you have Imagemagick all operating systems you can remove a paper texture automatically from a black and white image by adjusting the colour levels as follows convert foo jpg level colors rgb 40 40 40 rgb 180 180 160 type Grayscale foo2 jpg or convert foo jpg level 49 type Grayscale foo2 png Original image cropped from a page scan Image processed with Imagemagick If you need a transparent background for example for a drop initial over a coloured background you can then use the following command convert foo2 jpg negate background transparent alpha Shape foo png Upload steps edit To add images to Wikisource use Wikimedia Commons where they become immediately available for use on Wikisource and elsewhere Images are not usually uploaded directly to Wikisource See also Commons First steps Make sure that the image you would like to upload complies with the copyright rules of Wikimedia Commons Use the best quality available and modify the file for inclusion here Upload the file and give detailed information about the image a url for the source and the copyright status Give the file a name in accordance with the style discussed at image guidelines and categorize the file at commons Note any modifications such as a crop removed caption or conversion to black white Best practice at Commons is to also upload the unmodified file and link it from other versions in the description Adding to Wikisource edit This image is

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  • Help:Author pages - Wikisource, the free online library
    to the main page of the work Works Title year If the work was originally written in a language different to English add the name of the translator with a link to his her page Works Title year translated by Author Translator If the author has written various types of works use subsections in order to make finding a work easy Works Novels Title year Poetry Title year Works translated by the author edit If the author has translated works into English list them in a subsection of Works with the name of the original author Works Translations Title year by Author Original author Works about the author edit If there are works about the author on Wikisource list them in a new section whose name includes Works about followed by the family name of the author Works about Family name Title year by Author Title year by Author translated by Author Copyright tag edit See also Help Copyright tags Authors should have a copyright tag just like individual works to indicate the status of their works The most common copyright tags are If the author died over 100 years ago and their works were published prior to 1923 use PD old If the author died more recently but their works were still published prior to 1923 use Pd 1923 If any works were published after 1922 and before 1964 and their copyright non renewal is confirmed use PD US no renewal If any works were published between 1964 and 1996 use Pd 1996 With all of these templates except PD old if the year of the author s death is known it can be added as a parameter to the template For example Pd 1923 year of death See individual copyright tags for more information Categories edit See also Help Categorization and Category Authors The author template automatically adds categories about the initial letter of the family name the period of life the years of birth and death The copyright tag adds a category about the copyright status of author s works Optional categories can be added manually Add them as follows using the name of the more specific categories you find in these category trees Category Name of the category After creating the author page edit Once you have done all that is specified above where applicable preview the page verify that all works well then save Author index edit Add the author to the appropriate sub section of one of these lists Wikisource Authors A Wikisource Authors B Wikisource Authors C Wikisource Authors D Wikisource Authors E Wikisource Authors F Wikisource Authors G Wikisource Authors H Wikisource Authors I Wikisource Authors J Wikisource Authors K Wikisource Authors L Wikisource Authors M Wikisource Authors N Wikisource Authors O Wikisource Authors P Wikisource Authors Q Wikisource Authors R Wikisource Authors S Wikisource Authors T Wikisource Authors U Wikisource Authors V Wikisource Authors W Wikisource Authors X Wikisource Authors Y Wikisource Authors Z N B Occasionally a new subsection will

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  • Help:Categorization - Wikisource, the free online library
    the work best fits in some works fit in several genres If the genre you re looking for isn t listed try looking in one of the general categories like Fiction or ask Pathoschild or the community Works by genre Fiction by genre Non fiction by genre Plays by genre Poems by theme Surrealism Subject Major subjects covered in the work This category requires judgment and often requires that you carefully read the work Subjects are classified into general categories try looking through them all Works by subject Banking Biographies Culture Humanities Mathematics Military Nature Occupations Philosophy Publishing Science Society Uncategorised subject Country The country the work is primarily published in Works by country Speeches by nation Africa Ancient Rome Antarctica Asia British Empire Byzantine Empire Caribbean Central America Eurasia Europe Middle East North America Oceania South America Automatic The following categories are automatically added by the templates if the relevant information is provided header the date License templates the copyright status Author pages edit Type Authors by type Diarists Essayists Memoirists Novelists Poets Short story authors Traveloguers Genre Authors by genre Adventure authors Autobiographers Biblical scholars Biographers Bloggers Children s authors Christian apologists Ecological authors Fantasy authors Historical fiction authors Horror authors Horsemanship authors Humour authors Hymnists Legal authors Mystery authors Nature authors Political authors Pulp writers Religious authors Romance authors Satirists Science authors Science fiction authors Technology authors Travel writers Western authors Affiliation Authors by affiliation Agnostics Alberta Order of Excellence Anarchists Anonymous authors Anti Zionists Atheists Benedictines Capuchins Carmelites Centenarians Christian authors Cistercians Communists Confucianists Croix de guerre Discordians Distinguished Service Order Dominicans Eastern Orthodox Environmentalists Fans Fascists Fellows of the Royal College of Physicians Fellows of the Royal Society Feminists Franciscans Freemasons Fellows of the Geological Society of London Humanists Jesuits Knights of the Elephant Knights of the Golden Fleece Libertarians Fellows of the Linnean Society of London Légion d honneur Marxists Members of the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection Members of the London Association for the Prevention of Premature Burial National Order of Quebec Neo Confucians Occultists Oratorians Order of British Columbia Order of Canada Order of Léopold Order of New Brunswick Order of Saint Januarius Order of St Gregory the Great Order of St John Order of the Dutch Lion Order of the Norwegian Lion Order of the Red Eagle Order of Victory Pacifists Protestants Redemptorists Royal Guelphic Order Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Saints Salvation Army Socialists Spiritists Star of Romania Order Surrealists Trade unionists Transcendentalists United Kingdom orders of honour Women s rights activists Zionists Automatic The following categories are automatically added by the templates if the relevant information is provided author the family name the general period the author lived in according to the Wikisource system the dates of birth and death License templates the copyright status Nationality The country the author primarily published from For example Author George W Bush is categorized to Category United States authors Authors by nationality

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  • Help:Front matter - Wikisource, the free online library
    and a half title page For Wikisource purposes a book s cover may be considered part of the front matter Front matter on Wikisource edit Front matter should be included in a Wikisource work It should be proofread as normal from a scan and transcluded into the main namespace Front matter is often transcluded into the base page while the body matter the main part of a work is transcluded into subpages Sometimes some or all of the front matter is transcluded into subpages instead For example The title page and table of contents of a novel will be shown in My Book chapter one of the novel will be shown in My Book Chapter 1 chapter two of the novel will be shown in My Book Chapter 2 etc All of the front matter could be shown in My Book or in My Book Front matter If there is a long section of front matter is could be shown in a separate subpage eg My Book Preface regardless of where the rest of the front matter is shown Base page edit Sub page edit Hidden front matter edit Back matter edit This help page is a stub You can

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  • Help:Interlanguage links - Wikisource, the free online library
    does not alter the visual appearance of the links on the rendered page except for the order However the convention is to put them at the bottom of the wikitext You should not include the link to the language in which you are writing To create an inline link a clickable link within the text prefix the language code with a Multiple links edit Interwiki s on Wikisource are used to track translations The original language is authoritative and any language may have more than one edition It is also possible for a language to have more than one translation Due to these requirements there are often multiple interlanguage links to the same language on some pages The more extreme case is the Bible on the English Wikisource where there are multiple translations and those translations came from different editions in the original language On Wikisource not all interlanguage links are bidirectional For example linking a Korean bible to the Latin is appropriate and linking the KJV to the Latin is also desirable but it doesn t follow that the KJV should be linked a Korean bible When more than one interlanguage link is placed on a page it is advisable to use interwiki info to provide additional information that can be used to distinguish between them The most common practice is to use the year for editions of the original language and the author s surname for translations e g The Raven Poe Side by side view edit On Wikisource there is a special extension DoubleWiki which allows the reader to view two languages on the same page in a side by side view For this to work correctly both pages must contain the same paragraphing structure as can be seen with Criton in Greek and French Bots edit As interlanguage links are not always bidirectional the standard bots are not able to be run unattended otherwise they will cross link our Bibles in inappropriate ways resulting in many flames A proposal on how to fix this was raised at Wikisource Scriptorium Archives 2008 08 Bot flag request for Albamhandaebot As bots can not be run unattended on Wikisource only interlanguage bots run by regular Wikisource contributors are given the bot flag The Recent changes is not overburdened with edits and admins like to review interlanguage links as they are created Sections edit Various bots are operating which add and attempt to correct interlanguage links if A links to B B will be linked to A and if A links to B and B to C A will be linked to C The downside is that an error in an interlanguage link in one Wikipedia propagates to other Wikipedias Thus if a bot produces a wrong result one may have to search for the underlying error in another language version of Wikipedia The activity of the bots also requires that interlanguage links are only put from an article to an article covering the same subject not more and not

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  • Help:Layout - Wikisource, the free online library
    like object where each item is a list of css properties Depending on the first character of the key or CSS properties are applied to a single element or to a class of elements Users can define their own layouts by adding elements to self ws layouts in their javascript preferences Example self ws layouts My Layout text wrap position relative margin left 3em margin right 3em text container width 36em margin 0px auto text text align justify dp eu position absolute right 20em top 0em sidenote right position absolute left 37em text indent 0em sidenote left position absolute right 37em text indent 0em editsection display none headertemplate How to use dynamic layouts edit A reader can cycle through the available dynamic layouts by selecting the first link under Display options in the sidebar menu This link will have the name of the current layout by default this will be Layout 1 Each click will cycle to the next layout in sequence when the final layout is reached layout 1 will be the next option A specific dynamic layout can be set for a page with the default layout template When a page is opened it will open on the specified layout instead of the normal default The reader can still cycle through other layouts with the Display options menu There is no need to do this for layout 1 as this is already the default layout for the entire project For example default layout Layout 2 will set the default layout for a page to Layout 2 Available layouts edit The following table shows the default layouts available for all users Layout name Description Layout 1 The default layout as seen by a user with no options already set The text reaches right across the page sidenotes are enclosed

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  • Help:Namespaces - Wikisource, the free online library
    the file page will exist here too along with a link to the Commons page See Help Adding images Help Audio and Help Djvu Help 12 Help talk 13 yes Pages here give help on editing Wikisource and describe the processes and protocols we use See the contents of help pages Index 106 Index talk 107 no Index pages are used to describe a scan of a work either as a single DJVU or PDF file or as a collection of other media They contain a link to each page of the work as well as bibliographic information about that particular scan such as date publisher location etc Mediawiki 8 Mediawiki talk 9 no These pages are used for technical aspects of the Wikisource website such as CSS styles Page 104 Page talk 105 no The page namespace is used to hold a transcription of a single page of a work alongside the original scanned page of the works Contents of this namespace is not intended to be viewed directly by the end reader instead it is transcluded into the Main namespace Read more about page by page editing at Help Proofread Portal 100 Portal talk 101 yes Portal pages collect works about topics together People can be represented here including explanation and expansion not suitable for an Author page listing Links to sister projects also go here Read more about portal pages at Help Portals Template 10 Template talk 11 yes Templates are reusable pieces of text that can be transcluded to other pages to simplify formatting or organisation User 2 User talk 3 yes Every user has a user page The page is used for a brief description of the user as well as for personal subpages holding incomplete or experimental content The talk page is used to

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  • Help:Patrolling - Wikisource, the free online library
    can t be bothered dealing with it leave it and move on Contents 1 Procedure 1 1 Gadget 2 Autopatrolled 3 Footnotes 4 See Also Procedure edit Contributions from established users are usually fine however it is important to mark them as patrolled in order for the remainder of the recent changes to stand out For obvious vandalism undo it and notify the user with subst test If the vandalism is repeated mention it on WS AN wikisource or on the talk page of an admin that appears to be active on Special Recentchanges When reviewing changes by new users try to determine whether it was either an obvious improvement or a well intended change In either of those cases welcome the user before attempting to fix the page further as the new user will be reading your welcome message while you make any further improvements to the page in question Use welcome welcome newuser or welcomeip Before marking good changes as patrolled consider further improvements If the page is without a header or license either add the missing elements or tag the page with no header or no license If the page is excessively long consider tagging it with split or split multiple If it is a foreign language work has it been added to the pertinent sub category below Category Translations is the translator named If not add translator does it have a license for both the original and the translation If not add translation license Gadget edit To make this somewhat easier Wikisource has a javascript gadget that assists patrolling of edits See Preferences and enable the gadget AjaxPatrolLinks Makes patrol links execute within the page Autopatrolled edit Administrators have the right to set editors with the Autopatrolled right If you believe that you have conquered the

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