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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Images are not displayed properly

I'm having trouble adding two image links as images to an answer of mine. You can track my edits to see the attempt. I can see images at edit preview but when I save it, the images are not displayed ...
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Can I add images to the main field of my question? [duplicate]

Can I add images to the main field of my question? I mean in such way so that they are seen in it. Or I can only add links to those images?
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Upload pics and images to posts [duplicate]

Alas, I have found my posts in need of visual accompaniment and yet, I find not the mechanism to attach such images herein. How, fine people of the support to Stack Overflow, does one attach a .png ...
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Are Hotlinked images allowed?

I've seen quite a few answers where the images are directly hotlinked from other blogs/sites. Is it acceptable ? IIRC Jeff had a post on his blog about blocking leechers/hotlinkers. What is the ...
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Stack Overflow and Super User icons for use in Windows 7's taskbar with Prism

I use Stack Overflow, Super User and Server Fault every day, so I have them pinned to my Windows 7 taskbar with Prism, a web application that lets you use websites like they're normal Windows ...
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How does SO get images in its badges?

How did Stack Overflow insert images into its badges? I don't know what you would have to change in a database to have it show HTML.
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How do I post a screenshot to better illustrate my question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I post a screenshot on Stack Overflow? I would like to add a screenshot. It would help explain the question. How do I include one?
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Adding a picture to my profile on Stack Exchange

How do I go about adding a picture to my profile? When I click Change Picture, it moves me to the Gravatar page, and even though I add a picture there it doesn't take effect on my profile page here.
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Embedding images from Picasa in SO questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upload an image to a post? How do I embed an image from my public picasa album into a Stack Overflow question? For example: this image? It shows up as: http://...
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Troggy needs an image? [closed]

I have decided to change the picture that represents all that is Troggy. The default triangle square design has served its time. It is time to put something up that defines Troggy across all the ...
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Provide native image hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Please allow image uploads directly onto the site. Having to find a choose an image hosting before you can put a image in a question/answers is unnecessary pain. There is ...
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How do I post a screenshot on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Please tell me, with all the freehand circles and illustrative figures you can muster, how one goes about posting a screenshot in a question on Stack Overflow?
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What the source of all those funny images used in trilogy sites?

I'm talking about the pictures that are shown when human verification is due, or when something is wrong, like this one, at meta : Would you share the sources of some of those funny images?
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What is the best way to display an execution plan from SQL Server on SO?

What is the best way to display an execution plan from SQL Server on SO?
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Is there a way to attach images to a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upload an image to a post? I have a screenshot but I don't have a server to host it on. Is there a way for me to just attach the image to the question?
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Is it possible to horizontally center an image on Stack Exchange sites?

Since we can only use Markdown and a limited subset of HTML/CSS is it possible to center an image, or any block element for that matter, on the Stack Exchange sites?
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Resizing an image in a post?

Is it possible to resize an image in an answer? For example, How important is PhD research topic to getting a job? has an answer that should have the image in the answer, but it's too big. Is there a ...
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Does Stack Overflow have an image that I can use to link to it?

I'm asking this as my blogroll consists entirely of images and if SO has a nice one...
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What is the deal with keeping all the images on http://sstatic.net

For example, the arrow image is stored here: http://sstatic.net/so/img/vote-arrow-up.png . I wonder why not keep everything on local servers. What is the licensing aspects of those images? Can they ...
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Responsible use of animated images

Is it permissible to include an animated image if it is used responsibly and illustrates a point more efficiently than a written explanation? If so, are there any file size or dimension restrictions ...
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Why SO, SF (& others) name its logo as apple-itouch-icon

if i view-source then i see the following in meta <link rel="apple-itouch-icon" href="/apple-touch-icon.png"> Is this intentional ? Whats the purpose ?
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Bug with images and markdown

Test this in a new question/answer: ![*google!*][1] [1]: http://www.google.com.ar/images/nav_logo6.png You will see that it fails because it will parse the * as italics. It should be ignored ...
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Adding image links seems to randomly not work?

I asked Making the YUI TestLogger show only tests that fail? on Stack Overflow, and added an image from my Blogspot account. When I edit the question I can see the image, but in the final question the ...
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Official position on the use of images in questions and answers

Spurred by Neil and I in a comment discussion in this question on SO, I would like to know what the moderators think about the use of images on Stack Overflow. My position on this is pretty clear so ...
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Please allow the uploading of images [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Feature request: Image upload I know that uploading arbitrary files is out of the question, but it could be very useful to be able to upload a screenshot or some king of graph ...
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Please allow image uploads directly onto the site

Sometimes images are required to ask questions. Currently images need to be stored on external servers. If the image gets deleted, or the server goes down the question could become far less useful to ...
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What's the recommended syntax for an image with a link?

What's the recommended syntax for an image with a hyperlink? I tried doing it with the markdown toolbar buttons and the image and link buttons conflict with each other, so I had to resort to HTML. ...
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Archival facilities for fan-out material

Often I post messages with many links to external resources that will probably go stale over time. A facility to generate a permalink to (say) archive.org or a mirroring facility might be helpful to ...
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Image hosting for Stack Overflow answers? [duplicate]

I'm sure this has been asked before but a quick search on Stack Overflow didn't turn up any result. I've put images on my own site for now but it's quite possible I'll restructure or move hosts at ...