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This template categorizes files into Category:Public domain files ineligible for copyright or one of its subcategories.

Usage

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Use the following templates to tag images which are not eligible for copyright protection:

General
{{PD-ineligible}} Very general; it just says the image does not qualify for copyright protection as it fails to pass the threshold of originality. Use this template when there are no better options.
More specialized
{{PD-simple}} Use when:
  1. The image only consists of typefaces, individual words, slogans, or simple geometric shapes.
  2. It is not a logo.

Don't be deceived by its name!

{{PD-logo}} Use when:
  1. The image only consists of typefaces, individual words, slogans, or simple geometric shapes.
  2. It is a logo.

Use {{Trademark}} along with it, when applicable.

Very specialized
{{PD-shape}} Use only when the image is a single geometric shape.
{{PD-chem}} Use only on raster images showing a structural formula of a chemical compound.
{{PD-music-ineligible}} For depiction of musical concepts or techniques, such as simple note sheets. The musical sound generated must not be eligible for copyright.

TemplateData

Template:TemplateDataHeader <templatedata> { "description": "", "params": {} } </templatedata>

See also

Further reading

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