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How do I set the size of a picture in my question post? [duplicate]

The picture I uploaded is too large... Is there a way to limit the size (width & height)?
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2answers
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How to make pictures smaller? [duplicate]

The pictures I place into questions and answers appear very huge. They are always scaled to the width of the text that is good for the wide, low pictures but not for the narrow and high pictures. Some ...
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1answer
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Help resizing posted images [duplicate]

I often add pictures to my questions. Most of the time they come out the right size. Well, that used to be OK always, up until I started posting screenshots taken by my mobile. For example, this one: ...
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1answer
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Do images really have to fill the entire page width? [duplicate]

On this question on tex.SE (and on many, many other posts on several sites) I once again noticed that pictures uploaded are always made full page width. This is often way too much for the image. For ...
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56answers
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What are the hidden features of Stack Exchange?

What features of Stack Exchange sites do you consider "hidden"?
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16answers
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Making a better image uploader

For those who don't know me, I'm a product designer here at Stack Overflow. Currently I'm working on a project called Teams (for more information about Teams and other projects, read Tim's post on ...
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1answer
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What HTML tags are allowed on Stack Exchange sites?

The Stack Overflow site engine, as you know, uses Markdown for questions and answers. Per the Markdown specification, you are allowed to freely intermix HTML and Markdown tags. Not all HTML tags are ...
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3answers
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Please do something to encourage people to scale down their giant heavyweight photos

Once conveniently posting photos at imgur.com was introduced I see many users uploading photos right from their camera. For example, here the second photo is 2,5K by 2K pixels and has size of 680K. I ...
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2answers
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Automatically resize high-resolution screenshots

On a modern Apple device with a high-resolution screen, if I take a screenshot of a window, this is what I get: As you can see, when the image is displayed normally, it's too big. Because my screen ...
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1answer
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Preserve image transparency when resizing images

Whenever an image is resized on Stack Exchange using URL modifiers, any transparent elements or backgrounds will be lost in the conversion. Exactly how the missing transparency is handled can vary ...
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1answer
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How do I display inline image in a post on Stack Exchange / Stack Overflow (not a link to a photo)? [duplicate]

How do I display an image inline in a post or answer on Stack Exchange? I've noticed other answers on similar questions show how to link to pictures, but don't show how to display a picture in a post....
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1answer
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Is it correct to crop images to remove unnecessary background?

Not everybody takes the time to correctly crop images, sometimes I see posts that contain images that show too much background (more than necessary). While some background in general is useful, much ...
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1answer
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Sizing suffixes on uploads broken

Traditionally we could easily resize an image by adding a s,m or l at the end of a filename after uploading it via the image uploader. That doesn't seem to work any more. I've tested it on Q&A as ...
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1answer
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Sorting questions requires page refresh

I was viewing my profile through the browser (Chrome for Android) and I noticed the mobile site did not auto refresh the posts when I sorted them, I had to refresh manually. The screenshots below ...
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0answers
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Uploading images that are too large

I'm trying to upload some photos from my phone that exceed the size cap on the upload function--I'm getting this error message: Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MiB) I expected SE to do ...

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