User talk:Gabriela

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Hello, Gabriela, and welcome to OrthodoxWiki!

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Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 15:32, May 2, 2006 (CDT)


To the standard welcome I wanted to add an extra thank-you for helping to clean up existing articles. It's very much needed! —Fr. Andrew talk contribs (THINK!) 17:47, May 5, 2006 (CDT)


Excellent work on The Archangel Gabriel article! For future reference, you can use "thumb" instead of "frame" to take care of sizing an image. —magda (talk) 12:32, May 9, 2006 (CDT)

Sign of the Cross

It looks like you have made some great contributions to this article. I think I imported this from Wikipedia some time ago. Welcome! Joe 2006-05-10

Hagiographical articles, image licenses

Since I definitely want to encourage your contributions, here are a few links which I have found useful:

Also, when importing images from the Wikimedia Commons, please keep in mind that we still need categories and licensing information for each image. (cf. Help:Image licenses)

Again (and again, in peace): good work! —magda (talk) 12:48, May 17, 2006 (CDT)

Ah, thank you, again. That is helpful. Honestly, the copyright stuff confuses me, but I'll try to note the image licences that wikimedia uses when I borrow images from them; also, I suppose the cut and paste from wikipedia and then slice and dice isn't an option. Whoops. I suppose I should start writing all the material in my articles by my own hand. Gabriela 15:36, 17 May, 2006 (CST)


Just FYI, in the images you've uploaded recently, when you include a bare URL to the image's source, the wiki creates a hotlink to the URL, including the image and thus using the linked site's bandwidth. If you want to link to the source without including the image (which is what would be preferable), then you can do it by means of creating a link, like this: Source. —Dcn. Andrew talk random contribs 21:23, June 7, 2006 (CDT)

RE: You have to read what you paste over from wikipedia

Thanks for the note! I do read anything I "paste" before doing so. God Bless.

Image:Rublev Trinity.jpg

No harm done. In the future, if you want to revert an image to its proper state, look at the list of revisions on the image's description page (e.g., Image:Rublev Trinity.jpg), click on the date references, find the one you want, and hit the "rev" link next to it. —Dcn. Andrew talk random contribs 23:10, July 31, 2006 (CDT)

It sounds to me like your browser cache needed to be refreshed. In some browsers, you have to hold down the shift key in order for this to work. I don't know what was happening in your particular case, but I'm pretty sure that there was a cache issue, if only because I know that the image was already fixed before you started in on it.  :) —Dcn. Andrew talk random contribs 06:50, August 3, 2006 (CDT)

Sysop Invite

Dear Gabriela,

I'd like to invite you to become an OrthodoxWiki sysop. This doesn't require much more time or commitment than you've already demonstrated. You'd be part of our ultra-secret OrthodoxWiki Sysop email list, where we work together to battle wiki-evil and talk about various issues affecting the life of OrthodoxWiki, and once in awhile bounce around ideas about its future. Also, you'd have superpowers on the wiki, allowing you to intervene in edit wars, and otherwise better manage articles. Finally, you'd be a reference point for other users - welcoming them in the name of OrthodoxWiki, and helping folks get the hang of the OrthodoxWiki style. Let me know if you'd like to accept this mission by leaving a note on my talk page or emailing me directly. Thanks, — FrJohn (talk)

Markup issues

I've worked something out on here for you, hope it's good enough! Hellenica 21:12, December 2, 2006 (PST)

Vandal alert

Just thought I'd alert you to Joshua, a recent vandalism addition. --cholmes75 07:44, January 2, 2007 (PST)