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Questions tagged [images]

For questions about the images used on Stack Exchange sites or about using images in your own posts.

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Why are images of text, code and mathematical expressions discouraged?

Often I see new users posting images, containing the text of the question they were intending to ask, or a part of it. This is especially true for the science and math based sites where new users don'...
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How is the new image uploader supposed to look?

This is how everyone else's screenshots look here: This is how it looks for me: I have tested it on the latest Firefox on Windows 10, the latest Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04, and on an ...
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When adding image from Wikimedia Commons, automatically add author/license/link

Many Stack Exchange questions and answers embed images from Wikimedia Commons. It is probably the most used image source here. Good news Thanks to their license, all images from Wikimedia Commons ...
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Sizing images in posts - original size in link

So, recently (not entirely sure when... something in the last 2 years) the code for images was changed, so that they could be viewed in a new window, by clicking on the image. [![enter image ...
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Scale between the imgur m & l image modificators

This feature scales images down without having to use HTML tags. It's a great idea but anything below "l" is instantly too small. I get that it's supposed to be 100% then 50% then 25%, but it's such a ...
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Where is the “provide a link from the web” for image uploads gone? [duplicate]

Previously, I could give links to images on the web and they would be uploaded as shown in the old UI screenshots in this answer: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/75498/200117 However as of 2018-11-8,...
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How to insert image by link using touch devices?

In new image insertion dialog there is no explicit “insert image by link” action. As far as I know it’s possible by using keyboard insert hot keys like Ctrl+V on Windows. Is there a way to insert ...
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How do I upload images in chat rooms?

I wanted to upload several images to chat rooms, but apparently, I cannot find a way of finding a button to upload images to a Stack Exchange chat room. The only way I think I can post images is by ...
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Collapsible/Pauseable GIFs in chat

An extension of this question, gifs are fun, but in chat, they can get annoying. Especially when the conversation dies and all you can see is the same image looping constantly, it has sometimes led to ...
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The browser closes by itself while uploading an image

When I try to upload an image to my question on any Stack Exchange website, my browser simply just, closes all by itself. I usually lose all of my work, and all of my tabs are gone. It's very odd why ...
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Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari

Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari Version 12.0.1 (12606.2.104.1.2). I cannot drag and drop nor select from a list. It works fine using Firefox, Chrome and Opera. This ...
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Not enough space or text is aligned incorrectly in Image upload?

I have noticed that the text to upload your image (max 2 MiB) is not getting enough space to fit in the image upload box. In short, you can say, It is not aligned correctly. Here is an image: ...
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Wrong icon for image upload button on some sites

On some sites, e.g. on SO "How to formatting" help section contains wrong icon for upload an image tool button: Here is on MSE image contains actual version:
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Avatars in answer boxes are downscaled incorrectly on Retina displays

I just changed my avatar on SE, and noticed that it's quite blurry in answer boxes: I opened the image in a new tab, and it looked a lot nicer. (It also looks like this on my non-Retina external ...
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The order of the attributes in the <img/> element matters when it shouldn't

Ever since the Imgur resizing stopped working, I've been struggling with changing the display size of an image embedded in an answer. I finally figured out it was because I was specifying the width or ...
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Uploaded image is posted twice when choosing “from web” [closed]

So this bug I tested on MSE and SO and SE network chatroom, and found out whenever I try to upload an image via the option "from the web" in chatroom, It is uploading the image two times and hence we ...
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Is the continuing absence of Imgur resizing for new images still temporary, or permanent? ETA?

The question The Stack Imgur service is no longer resizing images correctly has a work-around listed, but no information about the reason this function is suddenly not available for new images thought ...
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Why can I not include small pictures (or labels) in a question title?

Background There has been no question I have seen on any of the stack exchanges that includes the use of a small picture or label in the question title. I understand pictures are discouraged in the ...
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Loading animation on edit screen is stretched vertically and appears as vertical lines

I was suggesting an edit (on Android.SE) when I noticed that the loading GIF animation next to the Edit button was stretched vertically. It’s this alax-loader image: Its height appears too large, as ...
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The Stack Imgur service is no longer resizing images correctly

I noticed at the start of August 2018 that new images like https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png no longer resize when an m is placed before .png. Original image: https://i.stack.imgur.com/MJrvX.png ...
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Is the Code of Conduct illustration “truly” inclusive?

Yesterday, @Rand al'Thor posted a question observing that the image accompanying the newly released Code of Conduct, seemed to be slanted in favor of Stack Overflow (SO). As the OP is not a member ...
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Unable to see any image [duplicate]

I have tried all browsers and even the mobile app but I am unable to see any picture that's there, in questions/ answers/ chat. From physics chatroom: https://imgur.com/a/3oy29SS As evidence, here ...
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Problem with the Image hosting server? [duplicate]

As I understand images uploaded to stack exchange sites are stored in http://i.stack.imgur.com . I recently noticed image included posts having broken links. When clicked on the link it gives the ...
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Is stack.imgur currently down?

I just wrote a question before this one and had trouble uploading a screenshot. The drop your image dialog throws no warning or error, but after uploading it won't show. I also noticed that other ...
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Clickable images on stackoverflow.blog

I think that images on https://stackoverflow.blog/ should be clickable. This will help users open posts.
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What image formats are acceptable?

I want to upload a picture to one of my questions, but I keep trying different forms of the picture, but none of them work. Failed to upload image; the format is not supported I have tried PNG and ...
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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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Is embedding arbitrary external images GDPR compliant?

Currently, SE allows user to embed arbitrary images (from HTTPS sources) into posts and into comments in chat. The consequence of this is that whoever controls the server those images are hosted on ...
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Avoiding “enter image description here”

While reviewing first posts and low quality posts, I come across images liked the following way too often: enter image description here And this should come as no surprise, as this is the default ...
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Imgur reports image has “wrong format”, but what is wrong?

There is an older question about how to embed images, but it is out-of-date, the system currently goes right to the Imgur panel. When I try to use this to link to an image on the wiki commons, I get ...
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How can I add an image to a comment? [duplicate]

When I comment on an answer to the question, I need to add an image to show more clearly about my resolving. How can I add an image to a comment?
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Should we fix postimg.org links to postimg.cc?

For some reason, I can't access https://postimg.org anymore. For instance, on Stack Overflow, we have 6,605 posts with broken images on postimg.org. But I noticed that the mirror https://postimg.cc ...
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Image upload weirdness with colon, newlines, and left bracket

When you highlight some text and press ctrl+G (or press the toolbar icon), it's supposed to open the image uploader (then once you upload the image, the selected text becomes the image description). ...
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“Improperly formatted code” when adding an additional image in an edit

I made a question on Stack Overflow and then tried to edit it so that what I entered in the entry box was the exact text shown below in the code block. The system would not let me post it, throwing ...
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Is my copyrighted artwork protected if I upload it to a post?

Note this is not a question about using copyrighted material I do not own. It's about materials I own and have all rights to. A question on GraphicDesign.SE has spurred some comments regarding image ...
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Do images have to be quoted to meet CC BY-SA 3.0?

So I have this Aviation.SE question about an XKCD comic. I included the image, as well as a proper link back to the XKCD site (a similar question does the same). I've had a user attempt multiple ...
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Drag and drop for images

Why don't just allow for drag and drop upload of images directly on the editing area, without the need for using the upload image tool? Currently if one just drags and drops the path of the file il ...
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Image size limit: Why it is set to 2 MB?

From older Meta posts it seem to me that the file size limit was higher in the past, and linked to the limits allowed by imgur. However, now the limit is 2 MB (or MiB), and imgur allows much more ...
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Stack Exchange API: create a question with an embedded Image

I have been looking at the API for some time and can discern no ready answer: Is it possible to create a question using the API, which contains embedded images? I can achieve the same by replicating ...
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Images in question and answers

I usually post my questions and answers in the form of images to show my work. I use images because MathJax takes a lot of time, and I being a student do not have time to write my answers using ...
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Don't allow embedded images from HTTP sources in chat

Quite often I see a mixed content warning when looking at an SE chat room: This is typically caused by images linked in chat hosted on an HTTP source, not an HTTPS one like the SE Imgur account. ...
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As a blind user accessing the site with a screen reader, how can I upload pictures for identification?

I'd like to ask a question on one of the sites, but it would require me to upload a few photos taken at different angles for a better chance of someone knowing what it is. Is there a tool that I can ...
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How to post pictures with the mobile app? [duplicate]

How to post pictures with the mobile app? I wanted to answer a question with a diagram on my mobile. How should I do that? I am currently on iPhone, using the Stack Exchange application. If this ...
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Can the Android app please give a more concise error when an image is too large to upload?

The Android app simply reports something "went wrong" when trying to upload an image that is too large (>2 MB). I didn't realize there was anything wrong with my image until I happened to notice ...
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Are my images not centered?

I wanted to layout my images in this answer centered, and I believe they are. Though I am using an ISP that seems to have banned imgur so I used a proxy to check them out, and a comment suggested that ...
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What is the maximum pixel width for images to be displayed without resizing?

What is the maximum pixel width an image in a post can have, to be displayed without getting resized on the desktop version?
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Drag and drop for images in chat [duplicate]

We have it for questions and answers (regular posts) How come it doesn't exist for chat. (I know that it is most likely less common to be uploading images to chat, however on certain chat rooms, ...
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Why should I enter image description?

The placeholder description "enter image description here" implies that users should always add their own descriptions — why should I enter anything instead of leaving the field as blank?
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How do I add an inline photo from a URL on the iOS mobile app?

The question is pretty self explanatory. I want to add an image to a post from a URL like I can on the web version of Stack Exchange. Specifically, if I’m browsing from the iOS mobile app and I see ...
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Uploading gif from the app converts it into static jpeg

Trying to upload animated gif image from the app (both iOS and Android are affected) converts it into static jpeg image. No notice was made. App Version: 1.6.6.2 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version: ...