Questions tagged [images]

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add support for pasting images [duplicate]

I was very happy to learn that you had added support for directly uploading images to imgur. However, I would like to see this taken one step further, if it is even possible. Today, if I want to ...
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Can new users to a SE 1.0 site be allowed to post images?

Many months ago, I started the Stack Exchange 1.0 site www.panoverflow.com as a kind of companion site to my main startup, www.360cities.net, which is a commmunity website where photographers publish ...
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How to upload images on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I post a screenshot on Stack Overflow? How can I upload images on the Stack Overflow family of web sites?
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Users uploading Creative Commons content to a commercial web site

For a site like SO that is not purely commercial (i.e. not selling a subscription etc.) but makes money from advertising. If I were to insert an image in a comment or in the question description that ...
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Images seem to break tag wiki?

I can't see the source of the wiki due to insufficient participation in friday events, but the always-friday-in-iceland tag wiki and the waffles tag wiki appear very broken. The alignment of items is ...
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Use of images in a question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to attach images to a question? How do I use images (those on my machine) in my questions?
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OpenID icon not displaying

The OpenID icon on the "manually enter your OpenID" textbox is not displaying. The link, http://sstatic.net/stackoverflow/Img/openid-large.png, returns a 404 error. Is this a bug?
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Allowing images from external sources opens doors to serious security exploits

Note: Please see this answer for more info on how this poses a security risk. I'm sure you guys already know this, but allowing users to put images from any source in questions means that askers can ...
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Pleas please please add Image hosting [duplicate]

Zombies eat brains.
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Provide 32x32 favicon to support application shortcuts

I would like to see support for a 32x32 favicon like gmail does: <link rel="icon" href="/images/2/gmail-icon.png" sizes="32x32"> So that when I pin SO (or any of the trilogy websites) to my ...
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Why aren't all the icons of the Trilogy packed into sprites?

As this answer shows, the editor icons of Stack Overflow [et al.] are packed into a sprite. To recapitulate, here is the image: Lately the envelope icons, among others, have been changed. When ...
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What happened to the artwork of SO?

When visiting Stack Overflow today, I noticed that the crosses to delete favoured tags et al. have been changed: they look higher (too high) now and when hovering over them, I get larger crosses than ...
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stackoverflow thinks I'm posting an image, but I'm not

I attempted to post a question on stackoverflow that had only plain text. No links, no images. Not even any fancy markdown markup. (this is problematic because I don't have enough reputation to post ...
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Should pictures be linked to, or embedded?

What are the general guidelines on when to embed a picture in an answer and when to link it? F.e. If you post a pictured guide on how to solve a question, should you embed the pictures or just link ...
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Imprints/logos for the sites

I'm looking for an imprint/logo/whatever to use in order to link to online profiles in a site I'm working on. I noticed that careers.stackoverflow.com has a logo image with a white background while ...
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Can 10-rep users post images?

Whats the deal with posting images? I've just spent a long time composing a nice post with images and stuff, only to be told I can't post images unless my rep is 10, but my rep is 10 (on Stack ...
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Allow adding an URL to the image in the user's profile

I'd like to hotlink a different image in my profile, instead of having to upload it to gravatar. Could we have an option between gravatar (that would remain as default) and a link to an image? If ...
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Adding images to questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upload an image to a post? I want to know how to place an image in a question. I have a screenshot file which is the output of my code. I want to show that image in my ...
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Support align attribute for HTML img tag

The ability to make text flow around images would be a nice touch!
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Creating an image link in Markdown format [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: recommended syntax for an image with a link How can I create an image link using the Markdown format? I want an output like <a href="" rel="some text"><img src="/path/...
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Why did my avatar change here on meta, even if my email didn't? [closed]

I'm 100% sure it never was yellow.. Anyone else's changed?
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OpenID persona image

How can I get SO to take the picture from my openid persona as my SO profile picture? Update: And if I can't, can this be added as a feature?
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How do I get a picture inside my post? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I post a screenshot on Stack Overflow? I would like to to post a picture in a Stack Overflow question but it's not clear to me how to do so. Do I need to host it ...
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Lookig for a specific image linked to on SO

Somewhere on SO, someone linked to a joke image showing the learning curve for 6 editors. The most memorable part of it (to me) was the fact that the Emacs (or vim?) chart was shown as a spiral (no ...
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Bug: Questions with embedded elements display as HTML tags in search results

As the title states. Unfortunately, I can't post an image right now to show what I mean. Specifically, hyperlinks and images show as their HTML tags in the search results. Search "blue score" (no ...
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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 ...