User talk:Carlotm

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Again, welcome! ```Buster Seven Talk 07:50, 16 January 2013 (UTC)

Tank you for the welcome, Buster Seven. Just trying to do minor edits to resolve small errors. I'll take treasure of all your suggestions. Carlotm (talk) 08:36, 16 January 2013 (UTC)

October 2013[edit]

Romanesque secular and domestic architecture[edit]

Thank you for putting the pics into galleries.

The galleries work well if the pictures have been chosen to be the same size and shape, as in the two articles on Renaissance architecture. However, I want to draw your attention to a problem when using this format. In most articles about paintings, this is not the case, and the changes to packed galleries doesn't work effectively.

Also, I notice you changed all the section headings and gave them capital letters. This is against the Wikipedia Manual of Style, which is the reason that they were all in sentence case. Would you mind changing them all back please?

Amandajm (talk) 12:05, 5 November 2013 (UTC)

Romanesque articles.
There are now three of them. I rewrote the main article entirely, and wrote the other two from scratch.
Galleries. I am still trying to get the hang of how to use that format. I think I've got it now.
The reason why I reverted was that I prefer borders on the pictures. But then I realised that the packed galleries have other advantages. They are better if you want to print the article in book form.

The reason why the packed galleries generally don't work for paintings is that paintings that you may want to use near each other come in very different shapes. And paintings are usually spaced out on walls, with frames around them. They are intended to be seen like that, and went they are placed in very close proximity, it destroys the composition of the paintings, which is a vital element.

As for the mysteries of the MOS, don't ask me! I am not going to argue with people about something like Title Case. Even the titles of articles are in sentence case.... I don't know why.
I am currently fiddly with List of regional characteristics of Romanesque churches. You might want to take a look in an hour or so.
Happy editing!
Amandajm (talk) 11:34, 6 November 2013 (UTC)

Glossary of North American railway terms[edit]

Hi Carlotm. I would like to introduce you to a bit of Wikipedia policy; MOS:CAPTION mandates that all image captions in sentence-fragment form shall omit sentence-ending punctuation, like periods. Accordingly, I have partially reverted this aspect of your change at Glossary of North American railway terms.

Also, the images in that glossary are small because the associated definitions are small. This helps to make space for future images on the definitions that currently lack them. It also keeps images close to their associated definitions. The same image format can be seen on Glossary of Australian railway terms, Glossary of New Zealand railway terms, Glossary of rail transport terms, and Glossary of United Kingdom railway terms. Please keep in mind that these are glossaries and not articles, so the image formatting differs a little.

Lastly, the existing format on these glossary articles is to wiki link the defined term, if an associated article exists. This is because these definitions are not a substitute for in-depth articles, and the glossaries act as navigation pages, of sorts. Please don't remove those wiki links (as you did for Green Goat). Thanks, and happy editing! – voidxor (talk | contrib) 17:50, 12 February 2015 (UTC)

WP:INTDABLINK violation[edit]

Please do not make direct links to disambiguation pages, as you did here and here with the links in the "See also" section. These are required to direct through the "Foo (disambiguation)" redirect; doing otherwise causes tremendous disruption to the work of disambiguators. If you have disrupted any other links in this way, please fix them right away. Cheers! bd2412 T 18:21, 16 July 2015 (UTC)

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