Questions tagged [images]

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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable

The images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable. Example of non-clickable images: Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the ...
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Copying text from OneNote and pasting creates an image instead of text

Steps to reproduce: Write something in OneNote Copy that text Try pasting in StackOverflow It opens the image upload dialog box (Example: The image in this question) PS: I tried pasting the same in ...
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Is scrolling on Anime and Wordbuilding slow as compared to sites with no background images?

I am using Safari 12.1.1 on macOS, with no extensions. https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com and https://anime.stackexchange.com seem to have a bit sluggish, inertial and non-smooth scrolling on ...
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All the images are blocked from China [duplicate]

Go to any site, click into a post with images. You will see image fail. Have to use VPN in China to see that image. This is very inconvenience for many posts which have to use a image to describe what ...
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Some uploaded images get aggressively compressed; why and when?

I tried uploading a full-page screenshot of a deleted question to share with low-rep users, and I noticed that the result was barely legible. For example let's take a full-page screenshot of the XY ...
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Why don't newly-designed sites get custom 404, 500, or captcha images anymore?

By "error images" below, I mean the images used on each site for the 404 Not Found page, the 500 server error page, and the captcha page. I'll admit that I'm a bit biased as I strongly believe that ...
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How do I access a banned Imgur site? [duplicate]

Maybe you know, imgur.com is banned in Turkey. So we can't see images on asked questions and can not upload any image to questions. Is there an alternative to imgur.com for downloading/uploading ...
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Links to tinypic.com are about to become permanently broken on August 26, 2019

I notice that there is an image link that no longer works at the end of this recently updated page in Meta.SE. I suspect that this is only one example of many items that have links to tinypic.com. ...
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Should transcriptions of text-based images be included (only) as alt-text?

Often on Skeptics.SE, we get questions about some viral meme taken from social media which is a graphic containing nothing but text. This makes it difficult for search engines to find the page when ...
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What is the current maximum image width and maximum post width?

Q1: What is the current maximum image width that does not get auto-scaled down? Q2: Are these widths the same on different Stack Exchange sites, e.g. for Mathematics, Physics, Stack Overflow, etc... ...
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How does one request an updated header image for a particular site? [duplicate]

This question is about a minor change to a header image on the Mathematica Stack Exchange site. For background information, see: Ask the Community: Should we add "Wolfram Language" to our ...
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Inconsistency with the Images section in formatting help page

There is some inconsistency with Images section in the formatting help page over Stack Exchange sites. In Stack Overflow help page, there is an old image icon is displaying in the Images section. ...
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Block “enter image description here” [duplicate]

Soooo many people don't bother following the simple instructions filled in automatically for alt text (old stats). Posts are rife with "enter image description here" which leaves content inaccessible ...
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Lots of broken images [duplicate]

Images uploaded to imgur are showing broken image icons with a link containing the image description (which is usually just the generic "enter image description here"). When I click on the link I get ...
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Automatically add attribution when uploading an image from a link

Users (including me) often forget to add attribution when uploading/linking an information. I'm not sure if it's 99% as this feature request claims, but it certainly happens less than half of the time....
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When copy-pasting images from the clipboard, automatically reduce image size to below the 2 MB requirement

The copy-paste feature is great (and I think was only implemented recently). I wonder though if it could be further improved by also automatically reducing the size of the image if the image is above ...
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Meta emails have weird aspect ratio [duplicate]

This problem and the regular aspect ratios for non-Meta emails were tested in both Chrome and Firefox on my Mac. So I got this email about Meta automatically, and the aspect ratio is very, very off: ...
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The maximum image size that one can upload is 2 MiB, not 2 MB

The maximum image size one can upload is 2 MiB, not 2 MB, unlike what is stated: The issue was fixed on ~Aug 3 '15 but came back (and I cannot remove the status-completed tag, hence this new question)...
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Android app doesn't explain why image upload fails [duplicate]

I've been trying to pay an image on a question which is a photo on my phone. I cropped it so it's small in size and pixels but it keeps failing and I'm not told why, I just get an error report. It ...
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Is inserting images broken?

I was trying to edit a fresh user's post to include the image in the post. So I clicked on edit, then at the appropriate position CTRL-G, switched to "paste" and inserted https://i.imgur.com/lT8q3Ks....
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Can't upload image in Stack Exchange iOS app

When I try to upload an image in the Stack Exchange iOS app, I'm getting this error: Request failed An unknown error occurred. Please try again in a few minutes. I've already tried: Logging ...
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How to add multiple images/photos to a question

I am member at different Stack Exchange communities; especially Signal Processing and Stack Overflow, but one thing I find difficult is that if I want to add/attach more than one photo/image/snapshot ...
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Is the site 'i.stack.infuriating.com' affiliated with Stack Exchange?

The (now deleted) questing in Biology SE Why female mosquito not considered as a parasites? appears to contain an embedded image but it is not displaying for me. The URL is shown below, it looks ...
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MathJax wrongly rendered when used as alt text for image

When MathJax is used within the alt text of an image, like this: ![test $2$][1] the rendered result will show the MathJax 'outside' the image: Interestingly, the preview renders the image correctly,...
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Is an account needed to post images on Stack Exchange using Imgur? [duplicate]

How do I post images on Stack Exchange using Imgur? Do I have to make an account on Imgur?
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Converting answer to edit with images in both breaks image tags

I have just come across this when reviewing this question: Pontiac Grand Prix 2007 Steps: Original post contained an image Answer, by the OP, also contained an image, which was adding more ...
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Profile picture display problem [duplicate]

Bug User Saketh Malyala's profile picture isn't displayed. My Observations Profile picture's image location: https://graph.facebook.com/384396958435934/picture?type=large Opening this URL, one is ...
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What should I do when I notice posts with images hosted on suspicious non-Imgur domains?

The two main issues with posts containing images hosted on non-http://stack.imgur.com/ domains are: Link rot. Potential spam — in case the hoster replaces the images with advertisements. There are ...
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Max height for uploaded images?

I included a few tall images in a recent question I asked on space.se. I thought they would scale to something appropriate, but as they are very tall images, it really didn't. For your information, ...
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Add an option to skip the “add picture” step when inserting an image into a post

Since a few months ago, one can paste or drag and drop the images directly into the editor: However, for each inserted image, one still has to click on "Add picture". It would be nice to add an ...
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Do the referencing guidelines apply to images as well as text?

I was having a discussion with a user who included an image in their post without indicating the source. My understanding is that any content that is not the work of the author needs to be attributed,...
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Broken images on election page

There are broken images on election page of any SE site, e.g. on SO: As suggested by PeterJ in comment opening the flair image leads to HTTP 500 error. Screenshot from the Chrome browser:
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Profile pictures on the profile page shouldn't be stretched [duplicate]

It looks like there's been a recent change in the profile picture system. However, that appears to have broken images which are not squares. This is what I see on my profile page. It's horizontally ...
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Copy and pasting text directly from Word is converted into an image: Bug or Cool New Feature?

Very recently I discovered a new "trick". If I copy some text from a website onto Word and then copy and paste the text into a post, the editor prompts me to download it as an image. See below An ...
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Having suggestions when an image is too large to reduce size

Imagine this. You're uploading an image and then you get this error: Your image is too large and you don't know what to do. How about below adding some suggestions on what to do? I personally use ...
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Responsiveness breaks image proportions

When responsiveness is enabled and page width is small enough the image proportions are broken: This behavior also affects both SE apps: Android and iOS. But in case of app you can’t disable it.
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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? [closed]

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 ...