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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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There is an older question about how to embed images, but it is out-of-date, the system currently goes right to the Imgur panel.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: ...
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How do I scale inserted images without losing quality?

Is there a way to insert scaled high quality images other than entering HTML directly? I understand that I can use imgur to size the displayed image without using HTML, but this produces a degraded ...
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HTTPS image conversion didn't work for .ico files

In Roadmap to HTTPS: serving and uploading HTTPS-images only, Step 3 said: After this is enabled, old posts that have HTTP images, accessible via HTTPS, will be edited accordingly. This will be ...
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Pictures appear blank across Stack Exchange networks and dropdown [duplicate]

I navigate through Edit Profile & Settings > Change picture > Upload a new picture > Drag and drop my image or imgur URL > select Add picture. My image now appears on the top-right and under ...
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Image uploads not working - Imgur rejecting request, on multiple sites

So far I've tested Ask Ubuntu, StackOverflow, and others, and others in TL have tested other sites and we're getting upload rejected failures for image uploads to imgur, even if the image size is very ...
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How to attribute images in questions and answers?

When a question uses an image without attribution, and the source is not germane to the question or answer except insofar as proper attribution, what is the best way to attribute the image? In an edit ...
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Is it possible to add Wikimedia Commons images? [duplicate]

Is it possible to add Wikimedia Commons images in the questions/answers without uploading them on imgur? Since the images on Wikimedia Commons are free, it's a waste of hard drive space to upload them ...
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Why can't I view an image on a mobile device?

How can I view an image on a mobile device? For example, I want to ask a question. I upload an image for the reference in my question. I post the question, and the image will appear. But when I am ...
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A protocol for handling very graphic on topic images

This question was asked here: How to handle potentially NSFW yet valid images I'm looking to provide a formalised protocol that may be added to the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites. I've asked ...
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What will we do if Imgur closes? [duplicate]

All images are hosted on Imgur. What will happen if they close? And their host crashes. Many questions have very important images for many purposes. I was just wondering if the site is prepared?
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Convert outside image links to imgur links on iOS app

The only viable option to include an internet-hosted image on the iOS app without having to type the Markdown manually is by saving it locally then re-uploading it. Both the web version, mobile ...
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If the image is changed with a size suffix, then the default link goes to full image

I wanted people to zoom into the images I have in this post so I manually edited the links to allow that click-to-zoom effect. I'm asking for some kind of shortcut (GUI or javascript hotkey) that ...
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Image on mobile website always occupying full line

animuson suggests that an image can be inserted into texts with proper formatting, and what he said is right when you're on a computer or using SE Android app. That isn't essentially right when you ...
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I cannot navigate back to question from Image page [duplicate]

When there is an attached image in a question on any SE site, clicking on it opens it in a full screen mode. There is no way to redirect back to the question unless you press browser's back button. ...
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How can I search for images I've uploaded in chat?

I'm looking to find an image I posted in Super User Root Access a few weeks ago, when I first discovered a chat-specific easter egg. I've tried searching the chat transcripts for imgur.com*, but it ...
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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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Can we have automatic TikZ rendering?

TikZ is a powerful LaTeX syntax for drawing diagrams. Would it be possible to support it, so it becomes easy to include pictures in posts? We have MathJax for math formulas. Could we have support for ...
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Is there a way I can change the image uploaded to an answer upon mouseover?

I am looking for a way, in which an image uploaded and shown on a post, should change into a different post upon mouse-overing the image. Let me give an example: I have this image: I move my mouse ...
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Error message when attempting to upload images from Wikipedia

I've recently had an issue adding images to posts that I've sourced from Wikipedia. I can upload them without issue when I download them and upload them from my computer but I can not upload them ...
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Large images are not resized in the moderator tools

Yesterday I reviewed a flag on a question containing a large image via the moderator dashboard page. I noticed that images are not resized properly when viewing posts via this page: Is this by design ...
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No close icon when viewing an image

I opened an image displayed in a question. It opened and it was possible to zoom in and out. But you have to zoom completely back to get out of this view. There is no close (X) icon or something ...
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Can a user with 20-100 reputation still upload a picture into chat? [possible bug]

I've just realized that until 100 reputation you don't get the upload image option in chat: Link Here So that just means that the Upload Image button isn't there until you have 100 rep. What ...
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Open image from comment in app

Recently I posted a FR about opening image in app. It is completed now. Thanks, Brian. Now I want to extend that idea to comments like this. Is it possible to open imgur links from comments in app?
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How are image dimensions scaled?

It appears that embedded images are scaled down to 660 × x pixels for display - does this apply to all screen resolutions? I'm considering resizing my images when quality is not a major factor.
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Strange dialog when adding an image to a Q&A [duplicate]

I'm suddenly getting a strange dialog, across all SE sites, when I try to add an image to a Q&A (new or existing). [Editor's note: for convenience, I've embedded the above image; the author of ...