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Archives from 2006 to 2010 were formerly Wikisource:Requests for assistance. From 2011 to 2013 this page ran concurrently with Wikisource:Scriptorium/Help before they were merged in 2013. In the indices of headings below, those from Requests for Assistance are prefaced by RFA and those from Scriptorium/Help are prefaced by Help.


  • 2006
    Patriot Act | Statute of Monopolies | Utopia | Boris Godunov: Play text | Delete a contribution | U.S. Code | Historical Documents, 'Civil Government Documents' subsection | MORE? | Move to en.wikisource | 2 more questions | New Templates? - Wish list | Aesop's Fables | Optics help | Changing username | Beowulf copyright | Two questions | Links in sources | Image policy | Collections of short stories (specifically The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon) | Division of The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • 2007
    How to change category page name? | VfD Template | China Category | Acrobat/pdf reader files? | Delete category | Author:Swami Vivekananda | PDFs? | The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark | Please delete Disputed | Move | Bible | Copyright Status Question | Darkness | Nantoreturns | Other version | Adding Stuff | RARE Book with Missing Pages Please Help! | Author pages
  • 2008
    WikiSource | Renaming | A Century of American Diplomacy
  • 2009
    Category:Decisions-CAGov | Move article | Vandal | Popes | how can i help? | Please Respond On My Talk Page | Delete Page | Renaming articles | Making pre-loading gadget work | Double move requested | I need help translating something from French | Delete page | How to make links of Wikisource articles on Wikipedia article | Author:Francis Andrew March (Sr. or Jr.?) | Principia Discordia article | Editing question | Numbered list question | English | Total noob here wants a file deleted
  • 2010
    Restoration requested | Djvu Page move requested | How do I delete this? | Botched move | How do I rename my UserName | Created a duplicate | Need an image moved to Commons from Wikipedia | Request rename | Help! | Removing the leading "The" from page names | Thinking of installing wikimedia to my Genealogy site...Can I get help? | help - adding texts | Help with TOC and tables
  • 2011
    Help: PAGENAME, BASEPAGENAME, SUBPAGENAME all giving the same output? | Poem running across two pages | Duplication | Page:Horse shoes and horse shoeing.djvu/130 | How to manage an Index that is a collection of different works | Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities editions | Tag Filter into Recent Changes | US & international copyright - legal issue | Help needed, How do I embedd my Google Map or add a link to it in Wikipedia? | Special cases for {{ nop}} | subpage header | Transcription of old map text | Problem with rh or just me? | Getting the number of proofread pages for a work, as an integer? | help with formatting | Indenting | Categories are not showing up | Scanned images don't produce text for proof reading | Bott request | Picture upgrade not taking | Possible to use an image as a border for a DjVu transcription? | Copyright help | hair dyes | 2 questions | about engineering | FBI and US government documents on the Rajneesh movement | European Public Domain Rules | How reliable are's PD assertions? | Rename djvu file | Color coding and arrows in Index and Page namespaces | How to move to a language subdomain? | Article cannot be navigated | Weird problem with page transclusion | Copyright exemptions in China (public domain) | how to get rid of mice and or rats | Category or index? | Category names | A Dictionary of Music and Musicians
    RFA: Request move | How can we create texts with brackets like this? | Rename Request | Shift pages Index:More Tales from Tolstoi.djvu | Flagging Pages | Comments or annotations in margins of page (Sidenotes) | What next? | License free? | Upload | need help with to edit pages | request for an Image move to commons | request for immediate restoration of abusively deleted images | Table | Permission to move images is requested | DJVUs | Problem with djvu upload | Help with Template | Changing username | Swap page in djvu file | Unable to add new text | Would this be wrong to do? | Continuing tables | Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Masonry (Freemasonry) only half there | Restoring a Page to Validated Status? | general public documents and... | Rendering a page in pdf | Requesting page validation | Index:Female Prose Writers of America.djvu
  • 2012
    Help: Re Number of Edits | Re markup skills | Proofread error: "no such file" | Advanced search | Page number links in main space | Found typos/possible ommissions... | images | wikilinks | Problem seeing only half the picture of the page | PDF encoding problem | interlang links | Marshall Claxton painting, "Christ Blessing the Children" | side by side view is not appearing | nop not working | business inteligence | Help help | Where did my article go? | Stupid newbie question | Question on Copyright | Tabular data OCR? | Adding documents to wikisource | I would like to proofread | PDF scan of a book with two pages per PDF page | login name - stupid question - sorry | Help Please | ProofreadPage number/range limitation? | Spurious Sidenote | Index:Southern Life in Southern Literature.djvu | Floating image in center help needed | Table overflowing to next page | Copyright | Help is asked for a sections problem of two consecutive PSM articles | Broken preference in gadgets: Show header and footer fields | Early modern and/or Modern cat | Is there a quick way of seeing which proofread pages I am entitled to validate? | A question from a noob | Table formating | Three page reference includes table | Deprecated use of the gap template uncovered by the thought police! | Yet another copyright question | Book scan not showing | Processing "New Texts" | "No Text" pages | creation of Smithson will | Online Training for Wikisource | Copyright | Kindly let us know list of those gentlemen who contributed by studying various Hindu Texts of ancient culture of India | Fonts for Wikisource Text | Is it possible to display a multi-character sub heading in categories? | Creating a template to be used with a specific book | Cannot properly join two pages | Centering stanzas | Can any American help? | Categorizing the state of a new work | Validating & Running Headers | Looking for a PDF file editor | DB error | Index:History of southeast Missouri.djvu | Ref follow issue | Art search engine? | page scans black | Stats on index files | Folger Shakespeare Library needs help help uploading their collection images | Align left the center part of a running header? | Licensing | Image Guru | Bit of university library subscription site raiding | SRF v Ananda jury Verdict | File to fix | Need file moved to Commons | New license required template at Wikisource article Remarks of Senator Barack Obama: A World that Stands as One | Wrong | Brandon Head.- The Food of the Gods : A Popular Account of Cocoa, 1903 | Best place for a Latin transcription | Image from Google Books needed | Table Help | For someone with a working OCR button | Typos | Couple pages not transcluding | How can I find out the copyright status on this? | Ordered lists using Roman Numerals | Looking for two WS pages | Pagelist not working on index page | Basic question | Lost custom toolbar | Chapter break in notes. | Help with a 1962 book | Style Height | Any rules here? | Apostrophes | The "Help" page | Table divided onto two pages | Template doesn't show up in the assigned category page. | How to define a second indent in a table cell under special circumstances? | Unlocking PSM Volume 1 for correcting the default sort of categories | Just for fun... | Published a new article | Updating Instrument of Government (1974) (Constitution of Sweden) | Wikilivres works | Newspapers | Missing index pages | Request: Guidance editing Index: pages | 1962 Baseball Guide | Just starting out, would like some help double checking my work | symbol needed | New paragraph | Anyone having trouble pulling text layers? | Index text pages | Different images appearing in view/edit modes | How (indeed, should I even try?) to proceed with merged project.
    RFA: Adding a poem | "block infobox" | Tried to remove vandalizing comment and affected format | Sidenotes | One page image not displaying in edit mode | Speedy required | Need help creating a Wikisource Index page | Problem with an article | Issues with original translations | Problematic template | Formatting | Copyright status of speeches by Irish politicians | Adding URL and adding author page | template:hanging indent/s | Match & Split | section transcluding | Gaelic font | Oddity with 2 quotes | Help with diagram | Help with anti-slavery letters | Paragraph numbering | Original translation? | Self-Realization Articles of Incorporation 1935 | superimposing arrows | non-included pages | _note_ notation | Back cover image | Delete non-OCR djvu indices | Uploading | Petition from the King of Rurutu and the Queen of Rimatara and their nobles to Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, and to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom | The Mystery of a Hansom Cab | Delete unused category | Transclusion question | How do I remove "Gooble" and "University of XXXX" from .PDF Files? | It's a Colour World | Help - how do I cancel my account | Move over redirect request | Footnote behaving strangely | Trying to create 1-page index returns error
  • 2013
    Help: Noob with questions | adding new books without text layers | Well that's a little strange | text alignment in table that spans two pages | Sectional transclusion using <pages> on PDF. What have I done wrong? | Spanning table and reference problem | Images spanning a two page spread | Legislation Formatting templates | Side-by-side formatting suggestions for Francesca | refs centering in Main, don't know why | Header Trans | "2.B.", "3.B." | Page:Popular Science Monthly Volume 67.djvu/157 | Page:Palestine Exploration Fund - Quarterly Statement for 1894.djvu/8 | {{nop}} question | Wikisource FAQ | Wikisource FAQ areas | Looking for a justified text block template | Table help request | The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton/Book 1/Chapter 1 | Page blanking edits | [Some] Index page images in The kernel and the husk not appearing on the right hand side in my browser | Edit raw watchlist | Noob needs help | The Clipper Ship Era (1843-1869) | Line numbers | Off [WS]-topic question about 'long s' use | How would you link this? | Odd equal sign problem | The Biographical Dictionary of America | Dotted lines, what is the best way to do it? | Combining pages | .js | Ref revert help | Need help keeping text inline | How do I format the contents and index pages in a work? | {{nop}} vice | Main namespace article header problem | Are bulk file replacements from external sites to Commons possible? | Reaching the index on some works | Confirmation that my contributions are helpful | 1 or 2 Missing page(s) what to do? Continue on ? | The Statutes at Large (Ruffhead) | Bottom-aligned image | File:Mediaevalleicest00billrich_n17.png | Procedural (Image extract): Index:Mediaevalleicest00billrich.djvu | Long s | Hebrew character sizing | Couple issues with Departmental Ditties, etc. | Page with many images and non-regular captions | Transclusion & TOC setup | Need help with file transfer | Book of Common Prayer | Help with adding in a book | Side-by-side table needed | Text and images rotated 90° | Question | File:Ruffhead_-_The_Statutes_at_Large,_1763.djvu | Most of the text completed, can this work be pushed into the mainspace? | Weird dotted box showing up in the middle of the page, cannot find a cause | Rule color | Best practice with page usurpation | Copyright of U.S. Supreme Court oral argument | Page:MALAYSIA BILL (Hansard, 26 Juli 1963).djvu/2 | Help locating a contributor | Database Error | Issue with header=1 | <ref> tags in mainspace | Move Book of Common Prayer (ECUSA) pages to subpages | Warning: Template include size is too large. Some templates will not be included. | Cant open zip files | setting attribute of table columns | Bulk delete request | Translations | Image/caption formatting | Last word of the page repeated on the following page | Letter | Punch's Pocketbook Alamack 1851 | Need help overwriting file on Commons | Rendering in Main | Portal subpage structure problem | Problem with page-spanning formatting template | World Brain by H G Wells | Section 12-1 should have a paragraph break. | Ye | Images of different editions of the same book | Index of Titles transclusion | A question for enlightenment | SCOTUS case with 2 majority opinions | Asking for help with the Custom regex tool | Score Deployed but won't pasre valid notation | Page:The_Army_and_Navy_Hymnal.djvu/32/score | Don't know what to do | Versions of the same book | Hash target link | Translation laden Transcription Projects | Abraham,_Robert_(DNB00) | Books with texts in multiple languages | Annotation(s) | Noisy Scans | Toggle ProofreadPage | Bench_and_bar_of_Colorado_(1917)/Portraits | Footers & Other Questions | Index:The New Latin Primer (Postgate).djvu | Proofreading problems | Greek | Internal link to other ws | Formatting a book's back index | How do I use plain sister to link to 2 wikipedia articles? | Request local file move to Commons | "Margin notice" | Riders of the Purple Sage | A poem with a reference which also contains a poem | Author: pages for "non-standard" author names | how do I make the page tag exclude a section? | Poems with numbering | Img float and unwanted paragraph break |
    RFA: Justified text block template? | How to add a file for inline reference | Problem logging in as User:Thekohser | <page index> doesn't recognise the existing .djvu source | References appear at the top of the page | Need help getting scans| Need help getting scans | Byrd speech as actually spoken | Pagelist for a book with two page numbers on each page | HathiTrust | Customisation of the vector toolbar | Kubla Khan contributor note | Agriculture, farm tractors from beginning to present | OTRS issue? | TOC tweak | Anyone using Linux for Proofreading? | Transwikify:Tagore to surendra nath banerjee to Hindi Wikisource or Wikipedia. | Quot mark size before drop initial | nsPage: OCR is not displayed | OGL and Wikisource? | Short title template | Removing match arrows from a page? | Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan | alignment of cells in table | .1 Pages missing in text | Cannot create top category | An unpreviewable/savable page? | Poem and {{hanging indent}} not playing nicely together | No 'next' appearing | Odd char in Portuguese appendix | Problematic PSM volume 81 | Need help getting scans | First document! Need help | Multi-volume format | Can't change email address in Preferences | Syntax changes while editing | Audio in text on Download as EPUB | Code error| MediaWiki:Edittools special characters accessibility | The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin | Page formatting request | Main namespace issue due to followed reference and hws/hwe | Using Lua for random selection | Fixing Scans | Fine block/s & /e trouble | Few, yet enough (Dickinson) | Finishing A Father's Memoirs of his Child | Requesting Help, *Please*. | Index page not displaying page status | Complicated nested ref thingy | Page template not producing page link | Table is forced int the footer as a reference are no reference tags | "en français dans le texte" | Illustrations which occurs as separate pages interrupting text | MY ACCOUNT IS MESSED UP BAD, VERY DIFFICULT, SCRAMBLED TEXT, PROBABLY THE BETA, PLEASE FIX | Next Chapter Start middle of the page | An Essay on the Age and Antiquity of the Book of Nabathæan Agriculture | Lost the custom edit toolbar . . . . help please | Custom scripts missing but come back after page purge | Uploading history books | Standard Practice about WS:Style | Page namespace | Overly complicated HTML formatting | Editing Titles | Little problem in Audubon and His Journals | "Sidenotes" or not? aka The complexities and consistency of wife and life - or China & the Yann Dynasty | Mainspace | Image is ten times larger than the specified size | A transclusion begs to corrected | Main namespace page link to scans index is missing | Syed Shareef Hussain | PSM article default display layout | Typsetting sums | Separator template | Need an alt. to {{rule}} that won't break the block center/s/e templates | Page:Sheet_Metal_Drafting.djvu/38 | DAISY FORMAT IN OTHER LANGUAGES | Table continuation over page break broke | TOC TLC | What title to use? | Where to put a proposed text?
  • 2014
    HotCat not functioning? | TOC Formatting | Inclusion guidelines for American poems published 1881. | Songbook transclusion help | Index page TOC and length | Error | Sidenotes pointer request | Layout display question | Index:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963) Malay Texts.djvu | The ongoing saga of the sidenotes | help with formatting table of contents | How to add "as of" date? | Newspaper reports | How to mark a duplicate for deletion? | Toolbars shift their position in the editor | Useless Toolbar Buttons vs User defined buttons | Overfloat image | Can someone please help with some basic HTML? | page break and left margin | oe or ae? | Missing images? | Viewing page links in a sandbox | A problematic PSM Volume | May I share a document with Wikisource? | Digraph issue | Table transclusion/formatting help | Formatting error | Can I upload these scans to Wikisource? | File upload help request | Request for help with TOC page listing | Non english charecters... | Weird typesetting issue | Integrating plate images into mainspace | Oversized mathematical operators in print | Quick access icon link to the Commons is gone from WS images | PROOFREADPAGE - Both the default and auto edit-summary texts based on status no longer being populated | Unpublished works of unknown authorship | How to prepare this text from for proofreading | Showing thumbnails of pages | Category for materials under CC0 | text formatting help | Couple minor works pending help | Poems and page breaks | Paragraph break not visible | Google page removal | Quick poll on Unicode use | Proofreading alignment issue | Tables broken in MULTIPLE works | Two pages per image | TOC formatting help | The Public General Statutes (1896)/Table VI | What titles to use? | A couple of questions from a new person. | "Transclusion limits", etc. | 1936 posthumous British text might still be copyright in the United States - please check | Things have changed... need some help | On the use of long s | Historical scientific papers and monographs? | An Index move/renaming help is asked for | Transcluded page is not linking to moved Index pages. | Revalidate Page:A Plea for the Middle Classes.djvu/22 | {{bar|1}} | {{td}},{{tr}},{{te}} | Re validation request | Costly templatws | Page:Bradshaw's Monthly (XVI).djvu/32 ‎ | Title | Robert Fortune page | Need help with a TOC design problem. | Copyright status of scientific paper | mistake in validated page | Does this project have a highlight / hilite function? | Getting texts validated | Few clarifications and doubts on Wikisource | Asking for help in correcting a template | Multiple documents in one source file | Missing Colours | References to Wikisource from Wikisource | Table formatting | Extra headings | A linking and transclusion problem to server caching? | Template:Sn-paragraph | Re-indexing of djvu-file necessary? | Formatting trouble on Page:The English hymnal (1906).djvu/5 and Page:The English hymnal (1906).djvu/6 | Braces spanning two rows in a table? | lead words | Floating page link page breaks incorrect | Index:Historical Works of Venerable Bede vol. 2.djvu | Table help - how do I do it? | Extra sub-headings | Index:Goody Two-Shoes (1881).djvu | Index:John Wycliff, last of the schoolmen and first of the English reformers.djvu | Issue with char insert | Quick access icon link to the Commons is gone from WS images - redux | PDF->Djvu conversion request | Index:The music of Bohemia.djvu | Image extraction | Under copyright or not? | Text files | Mediawiki bug? | US Senator reposts his own article from Wired Magazine | History of Ancient Greek Literature | Problematic three page poem layout fail | Indent/text-indent and page breaks | A problemat when using {{Hanging_indent#Spanning_multiple_pages}} | Poem in a table across a page break | Offences Against the Person Act 1861 | Missing pages from IA scan | Index:The New Latin Primer (Postgate).djvu | Index:Ségur Old French Fairy Tales.djvu | Guidance transcribing my first book | Empty category for Author pages not connected to Wikidata? | how do I add combine 4 individual PDFs into one "source"? | Old French Fairy Tales | Forth Bridge (1890).djvu | Page numbers aren't color-coded on index page
  • 2015:Can pages with mixed up words be redone ?|Page:A_Treatise_on_Electricity_and_Magnetism_-_Volume_1.djvu/123|Legal status of Wikipedia "public domain" designation|Image/Caption formatting|Starting/ending sections mid-paragraph|Blanks|Editions page|Image on a dedicated page, no paragraph break|How to clear 'Error: No such file'|Multiple references to the same footnote|Interrupt page highlight|Correct mistake in TOC|Goliad Declaration of Independence.djvu|Double hyphen for hyphenated words across pages with hyphen|correct mistakes|Can not insert characters|Table across pagebreak|Delayed loading of the scan in edit mode.|Index:The London Gazette 19345.djvu|Index:Our Sister Republic - Mexico.djvu|Help would defeat the triumph of ignorance|After Action Report 770th FA|May I submit my own Illustrations?|May I submit a book which was published in 1965?|Title page formatting|Text on top of image|Is this regular or italicized Greek?|The Dream of Life poem|Correspondence between Gandhi and Tolstoj|May I submit paid old news article?|Why no automatic ocr text layer ?|Whitespace below {{overfloat image}}|Missing features in non-English Wikisource?|Corruption in {{overfloat image}}?|Is this regular or italicized Greek?|Can legal papers be published?|Small help with my first text|OCR button has disappeared|Is this a table?|OCR button has disappeared|Charinsert bar disappeared|Is this regular or italicized Greek?|Incomplete author page|The Pilgrims' Halt|Page:Adapting_and_Writing_Language_Lessons.pdf/401|Index progress bar|Error: Numeric value expected|Incomplete author page|Index:The New Latin Primer (Postgate).djvu (pp 196, 198).|What does this mean?|When to use 'uc' template to transform text to uppercase|Possible Cite.php bug encountered with Table 4-12 in Index:NIOSH Hazard review of Carbonless Copy Paper.pdf|'Wikisource does not have a page with this exact name'? Oh?|Index:Egyptian self-taught (Arabic) (1914).djvu (p6,7)|Can an image taken from a historical US official book be uploaded?|remove boilerplate before adding new text|How do I cancel specific electronic-mail notifications?|Transcribing a tune|Same reference for three refs?|why was Military%E2%80%93Industrial_Complex_Speech deleted|Why is Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License missing in the Licensing of the Upload-Wizard?|Moving an image from Wikipedia to Commons|I have made excellent PDFs of Public Domain books.|Should we recreate line diagrams or use original scans?|Can not find my book (PediaPress)|Wikisource displays with the wrong resolution|Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department (2015)|Index:Dictionary of Christian Biography and Literature (1911).djvu|Seeking Advice/tips on Table formatting|Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington|Should complete newspapers be uploaded when only 1 or 2 articles are significant?|what happens when index file is changed?|How can this page be re-created ?|Images needed|Stacked images|Anthypophora (and Relatives)|Author:Horatio Gordon Hutchinson and Author:Horace Hutchinson|US copyright for non US works, some questions|Replacement of a wrong djvu page image?|Cannot access wmflabs from the link on the index page|Need help changing the title|Request to (Re-)OCR a page|Manly Hall book.|How would you create a table of contents for The Philosophical Review|Centering of tables|Help me, please|Table of content with dotted listing|Handwritten footnote|Several DjVu source files affected by Page namespace crash|Small letter a with diaresis and accent|DjVu doesnt upload to Commons|Add all subpages to your watchlist|Image or template for the "printer's fist" ?