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Category creation during upload, using the UploadWizard
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Would it be possible to create the category when uploading with the wizard? This would be helpful for books and for their images to be used on Wikisource.

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Ineuw created this task.Apr 19 2017, 9:11 PM
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Zppix renamed this task from Category creation during upload, using the wizard to Category creation during upload, using the UploadWizard.Apr 19 2017, 9:14 PM
DatGuy added a subscriber: DatGuy.EditedApr 19 2017, 9:19 PM

What category? This needs a bit more detail.

Zppix added a subscriber: Zppix.Apr 19 2017, 9:23 PM

@DatGuy I think @Ineuw means ability to create (maybe add cats) while in the UploadWizard before clicking Upload (or its equivalent).

@Ineuw do you want a totally new interface that detects redlinked categories after upload, and offers an option to create a page for them? It's not totally clear the scope of this request, but if you can clarify, I'd be happy to talk with someone about what it would entail.

Ineuw added a comment.Apr 20 2017, 5:57 AM

**MarkTraceur & Zppix, That's exactly what I could use if possible. When I prepare files for upload, I have ready all the necessary info required by the Wizard, except the new (book) category. Having the ability to define a non-existing category before the upload would save several steps afterwards. I realize that a new category also requires a relation to another category, so this must also be specified when creating. Below is a list from which I work. Some categories exist because I created them after the upload.


Category:Mexico of the Mexicans (Book)
Index:Mexico of the Mexicans.djvu
Lewis Spence
https://archive.org/details/mexicoofmexicans00spenuoft Internet Archive

publication date 1918-06-12

Category:Travels in Mexico and life among the Mexicans (Book)
Index:Travels in Mexico and life among the Mexicans.djvu
Frederick A. Ober
[https://archive.org/details/travelsinmexi00ober Internet Archive]

publication date 1884-06-12

Category:Vagabond life in Mexico (Book)
Index:Vagabond life in Mexico.djvu
Gabriel Ferry
https://archive.org/details/vagabondlifeinme00ferrrich Internet Archive]

publication date 1856-06-12

Category:A series of intercepted Mexican letters (Book)
Index:A series of intercepted Mexican letters: captured by the American guard, at Tacubaya.djvu
Smith, Robert Hall
[https://archive.org/details/seriesofintercep00smit Internet Archive]

publication date 1848-06-12

Category:Mexico and its reconstruction (Book)
Index:Mexico and its reconstruction.djvu
Chester Lloyd Jones
[https://archive.org/details/mexicoitsreconst00joneuoft Internet Archive]

publication date 1921-06-12

Category:The mastering of Mexico (Book)
Index:The mastering of Mexico.djvu
Bernal Díaz del Castillo and Kate Stephens
[https://archive.org/details/masteringofmexic01da Internet Archive]

publication date 1916-06-12

Category:Notes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848 (Book)
Index:Notes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848.djvu
Oswandel, J. Jacob
[https://archive.org/details/notesofmexicanwa00oswa Internet Archive]

publication date 1885-06-12

Category:Juarez and Cesar Cantú (Book)
Index:Juarez and Cesar Cantú.djvu
Pedro Santacilia
[https://archive.org/details/juarezcesarcant00sant Internet Archive]

publication date 1885-06-12