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My Signature[edit]

Ok, so I was just told that I need to change my signature, because of the aircraft images in it. After reviewing this page it seems that the biggest problem is when it is disruptive. I don't think mine is disruptive because I put it together in such a way that it would be the same height as the text and it wouldn't be distracting. It is also black for the same reason. Any thoughts from others?--Airplane Maniac (talk) 15:50, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

My signature: --Airplane Maniac (talk)

@Airplane Maniac: No images is signatures is policy WP:SIGIMAGE - no exceptions allowed. Please change yours. --NeilN talk to me 15:54, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
(edit conflict) @Airplane Maniac: It doesn't matter how big they are; what matters is that there are images at all. WP:SIGIMAGE, which is policy, is clear: images of any kind must not be used in signatures. --Redrose64 (talk) 15:55, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
Is there anything to do to replace it?--Airplane Maniac (talk) 16:01, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
@Airplane Maniac: There was a suggestion on your talk page to use a unicode version. --NeilN talk to me 16:04, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
Could you explain that?--Airplane Maniac (talk) 16:19, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
NeilN means to use a character and not an image. This was suggested at User talk:Airplane Maniac#Your signature where an example was provided. --Redrose64 (talk) 16:23, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
No, could you explain how that works. I don't even really understand what Unicode is...--Airplane Maniac (talk) 16:52, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
All you have to do is copy/paste "✈" into your signature in place of the images. ​—DoRD (talk)​ 17:01, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

Is there a way to create my own Unicode images?--Airplane Maniac (talk) 17:09, 5 June 2015 (UTC)

No, unicode is an international character encoding standard. A table with all of the available characters is available here. ​—DoRD (talk)​ 17:18, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
I just found a helicopter (🚁) as well. There are several other airplane symbols, but most of them don't display for me because I apparently don't have the correct font(s) installed on my computer. ​—DoRD (talk)​ 17:28, 5 June 2015 (UTC)
All instances of File:Airplane GA Black.svg and File:Black aicraft icon.svg in user signatures have been eliminated, per WP:SIGCLEAN. --Redrose64 (talk) 20:15, 1 September 2015 (UTC)

MPEG-4 videos in signatures?[edit]

Is there any way I can use a video for my signature, preferably in MPEG-4 format? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:41, 2 July 2015

No. First, only logged-in users can have custom signatures; second, the use of any image (moving or not) is forbidden, per WP:SIGIMAGE. --Redrose64 (talk) 20:17, 2 July 2015 (UTC)
To anyone reading this: Using symbols in existing fonts is generally allowed (see this edit by King of Hearts for an example), but the rationale of "Images in signatures give undue prominence to a given user's contribution" may apply in specific situations (e.g. if King of Hearts specialized in uploading images of playing cards, other editors could reasonably argue that this rule applied but it wouldn't be a slam-dunk). The rest of Wikipedia:Signatures and other Wikipedia guidelines and policies apply - using symbol characters in a way which is likely to be disruptive or misleading should be avoided and may be challenged. davidwr/(talk)/(contribs) 18:55, 24 October 2015 (UTC)

Yes Imammuddini (talk) 20:52, 6 November 2015 (UTC)

Signature Font Family and Style[edit]

How can I add { {SCRIPT|ARAB|مانجزهدي|مانجزهدي} } / { {SCRIPT|ARAB|مانجزهدي} } to my signature ? And how to vrite it to use the font "Andalus" ? Thank for help. ΜΑΝΓΖΕΔΙ / مانجزهدي (talk) 20:50, 14 August 2015 (UTC)

I'm not sure what you are asking. I'm seeing your signature show up correctly: User:Nemzag is piped to display what looks like a name in Greek capital letters followed by a slash followed by a word or name in Arabic. As for the font, you can try something like this:
<span style="font-family:{{#if: Andalus |Andalus|sans-serif}};font-size:{{#if: |{{{size}}}|100%}};color:{{#if: |{{{color}}}|black}};background-color:{{#if: |{{{bgcolor}}}|transparent}};{{#if: |title:{{{title}}}|}};{{#if: |{{{css}}}|}}">{{#if: |{{{1}}}|This is in the Andalus font}}</span>
which renders as
This is in the Andalus font
Here is a shorter version that you can use in your Signature:
<span style="font-family:Andalus">This is in the Andalus font</span>
which renders as
This is in the Andalus font
Note: I cribbed this by using {{subst:font|text=This is in the Andalus font|font=Andalus}} and seeing what would happen, then going back and revising this edit to insert the shorter, usable version. This is necessary since you can't use templates directly in your signature. davidwr/(talk)/(contribs) 18:37, 24 October 2015 (UTC), Updated: davidwr/(talk)/(contribs) 18:44, 24 October 2015 (UTC)

Hi, k‑tʰang 帑 كتأنجى vor ħêlph حلف, well I managed with the help of Anupmehra - Let's talk!, he gived me this code :

"[[User:Nemzag|<font size="3"><span style="font-family:Andalus Text MT;color:black">ReplaceItWithYourDesiredName</span></font>]] ([[User talk:Nemzag|<font size="3"><span style="font-family:Andalus Text MT;color:black">talk</span></font>]])"

Buth I would like to make a signatune with two size for the Greek text normal size & Andalus and for the Arabic part 5px. The problem his that "preference don't allow many character, how should I do ? How to optimize the command ? Rêmci, pêaqë...

ΘϷΕΝΑΝΑΤΕΣΟΣ (dôr.) ΤϷΗΝΑΝΑΘΕΣΟΣ (att.) ΑΟΛΙΕΥϷΟΛϜ ΜΑΝΓΖΕΔΙ / طشأنانثس أعليهوسعلۋ مأنجزهدي (talk) 12:13, 23 November 2015 (UTC)

Mary Jean Eisenhower[edit]

Please do not put the "personal life" paragraph back in. It is inaccurate and imposes on her son. Thank you and thank you for the privacy. PS Mary Jean's Mother died September 19, 2014, the family tree is inaccurate as well. (talk) 18:38, 2 October 2015 (UTC)mje174.58.159.176 (talk) 18:38, 2 October 2015 (UTC)

@'re on the wrong talk page entirely - this page has nothing to do at all with the page you're editing, Mary Jean Eisenhower. See your user talk page at User_talk: to find the users you need to contact. Thanks. ~ NottNott talk|contrib 18:42, 2 October 2015 (UTC)

So, uh...[edit]

What's the punishment for not signing a post on a talk page? I'm scared. Widgetdog (talk) 21:37, 27 October 2015 (UTC)

A simple reminder that you ought to do it.--S Philbrick(Talk) 21:44, 27 October 2015 (UTC)


Moved to Talk:Aspartame controversy