Questions tagged [images]

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Uploaded animated GIFs suddenly lose animation

I post a majority of my answers to GameDev. Due to the context of my answers, I often create small diagrams or animations to help other users. Today, I noticed that an animated GIF I uploaded was not ...
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Sponsored tag images not displaying [closed]

Is it normal that I'm having this display and how can I fix it?
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RSS user feed contains too large image

Recently I have tried to look at my feed on ruSO and saw this: I've already posted a bug report about the localization issue with the feed. About unscaled images I decided to post here, on Meta....
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Images in user profile fills width in the iOS app [duplicate]

Images in posts and user profile seem to fill screen's width when displaying in the iOS app: (The gray highlight is not part of the image, this screenshot was taken by click and holding on ...
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Profile picture with bottom grey banner after a new upload [duplicate]

I have just found that after uploading a new profile picture which is not corrupt and does not have a grey banner at the bottom, that in some places it appears to: As you will see the grey banner is ...
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Need to show keyboard after image upload in the android-app

After image uploading text stub for image description is selected, but there is no keyboard on screen: If I tap on the text to enable keyboard, selection will dissapear. App Version: 1.0.89 ...
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Imgur image removal request being ignored… Stack Exchange help unanswered [duplicate]

I requested Imgur to remove a copyrighted image on the Imgur website which was originally posted on Math Stack Exchange. This request has been ignored for a long time now. This image has been removed ...
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Let new users only post links OR images, but not both (on sites where they can post images)

Some sites in the Stack Exchange network allow images to be posted inline even by newly registered users. (For others, this has been disabled, as spammers and abusers also like to post images, and ...
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Image not showing up in question [duplicate]

I have edited a number of posts on SO, recently there seems to be bug when uploading a image to question. Consider for example if user uploads an image in their question it looks like below: enter ...
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Why are 1 rep new users allowed to post rendered images?

I've always been under the impression that 1 reputation new users on SE sites can only link to images, not post them as direct display rendered images when you open the post. Well, it seems that I ...
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How is the roll-out of HTTPS images going?

Today I noticed (over on Crypto.SE, reproduced here on MSE) that when I upload pictures, the imgur links that are automatically inserted into the post now use https://i.stack.imgur.com/ instead of ...
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Images in reopen review (side-by-side view) are larger than column width [duplicate]

I was reviewing this item from Ask Ubuntu's reopen queue and noticed that the side-by-side view is rendered incorrectly. The images are too large, the one in the left column overlaps with the right ...
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iOS app auto resizing image uploads

I've uploaded a few images to posts using the iOS app recently and it seems the images are being auto resized—which is perfectly reasonable, but the images are being limited to 400 pixels in height. ...
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Why is image downloading instead of just expanding?

The SO question hide and show jquery - DOES NOT WORK But works fine with fiddle contains two images. There's an image of the form in the web page, and clicking on it links to a new page, which shows ...
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What to do with images that contains self-advertising?

Notice: this question is meant to be a followup of this one. Please notice that this isn't a dupe either, as the question I am asking is related but different and isn't answered in the accepted answer ...
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Indicating enclosed photos on question list pages?

Some kinds of questions, on some sites, are vastly improved by the inclusion of images. For example, on https://bicycles.stackexchange.com, the question "schwinn identification problems" is ...
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Stack Exchange isn't well-readable if images are disabled in browser

I've globally disabled images/Flash/videos in my browser (due to low-speed internet in my village), and there are missing many things on SE. Neither vote buttons are shown: Nor main top-bar ...
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Allow images from Area 51 as Community Ads [duplicate]

I was on Meta Super User trying to submit an ad for the Internet of Things Q&A proposal, with the following in my answer box: [![Stack Exchange Q&A site proposal: Internet of Things][1]][2] ...
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Image on new line when reading post in iOS app

I have another post on here and I viewed it in the mobile app: Here is the source code of that: Both Stack Auth ([![Stack Auth favicon][2]][2], not pictured above) and Stack Exchange ([![Stack ...
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How to edit a photo inside a question post?

I have recently asked a question on Stack Exchange which contains an image, and the image contains a piece of text with a typo. I wanted to know if I can change that photo and how to do it.
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Provide a way to upload directly to “i.stack.imgur.com” without posting to chat

One of the things I like about imgur is the automatic thumbnailing. When adding an image to a post, it's easy to edit the URL to pick the small/medium/etc thumbnail. I often like to take advantage of ...
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Can we make imgur-resized pictures default to linking to the full image?

I already know about using s, m, or l at the end of my Imgur link to generate a thumbnail. Almost always when I do this, I want the thumbnail to link to the original image, so all my images end up ...
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Unable to use picture that is already in imgur [duplicate]

I'm trying to ask a question that has an image included, but I'm having trouble putting the picture into the question. I've already uploaded the picture to imgur manually at https://imgur.com/gBNzTRc, ...
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Inserting a new image removes blank lines

I find it annoying that inserting a new image removes blank lines. Would it be possible to prevent this behavior? Example:
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Image orientation sometimes changes between the preview and the actual uploaded image

The image orientation sometimes changes between the preview and the actual uploaded image. It probably has to do with the EXIF data, but I believe the preview should match more closely the final ...
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data: image crashes browser

It seems that the image insertion tool (ctrl-G in the editor) can't handle an inline image — i.e., one whose src property uses the "data:" protocol. It just totally locked up the browser. ...
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Different way of representing the linked images in Meta sites

I just recently noticed that all the images in Meta Sites, (other than this) have a crazy grey colour theme, which is fine, and for links we use a border-bottom: dashed, which is also okay for links. ...
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Is that right to share screenshot from MDN documentation?

While answering it would be better to share browser compatibility details taken from MDN documentation. Is it OK to take a screenshot from MDN (Mozilla Developer Network) and share somewhere else, e.g....
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Why do stack.imgur images break https? [duplicate]

I find this a bit weird. Suppose I try to load StackOverflow over https: I get a nice green padlock of feel-good browser feeling that my web browsing is secure. However, if I start to navigate the ...
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Images in blockquotes [duplicate]

Is there any official etiquette for placing images in blockquotes? I usually just put them in the post without blockquotes. Also, sometimes edits are just made to add blockquotes to images. This image ...
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Make alt-text the tooltip for images in preview mode

This is similar to Also use alt tag as title on images, which asked to make the alt-text serve as the title. However, the OP in that question could not think of a good use case. I can think of a very ...
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Failed to upload image; the format is not supported

The following image URL fails to upload via Link from the web: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jep/images/3336451.0007.104-00000002.gif The URL doesn't contain spaces as described here. Other URLs: ...
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The Area51 ads produce an error on per-site community ads [duplicate]

The Area 51 ads, when you click on Share This, provide a link and an image, as well as the corresponding HTML, to advertise elsewhere. This used to work, but when copypasting the image link (that ...
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How can I download all images I have uploaded to Stack Exchange?

How can I download all the images I have uploaded to Stack Exchange as part of questions or answers?
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Detect image links and show them in an improved image viewer

If you detect an image link whose href is the same as its src, you could pop up a pan and zoom view[MIT License] of the image instead of Safari.
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Prevent new users from including links to explanatory images

Stack Overflow is overflowed with questions from new users that ask "How can I do this?" with a link to some random image that "explain" it more clearly. Examples: https://stackoverflow.com/...
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Uploading an avatar (profile picture) from a different source [duplicate]

Is there a way I can upload a picture to your service instead of Imgur? Or possibly use a gravatar link or from a webpage like Google?
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Where to post supplementary drawings?

I have a question to post on stack exchange physics but a picture is worth a thousand words. What is the preferred site to use for uploading supplementary drawings that clarify my question? Should I ...
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Fix the duplicated markup for embedded images

Some time ago (I want to say around the time that new profiles were rolled out on Stack Overflow), I noticed a bug appeared in the post editor, and it has persisted to this day. When you want to add ...
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Is it OK to use Super User's PageDown toolbar image? [duplicate]

We're looking for a better PageDown toolbar than the default OOTB sprite, and like the looks of the one on Super User: Are we allowed to use this same sprite for our site?
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Mixed content warning - Shouldn't HTTPS Everywhere ruleset work? (EDIT) [duplicate]

Recently I've noticed that whenever I open a question that has imgur.com-linked images, I get a mixed content warning (and, indeed, imgur links have http: prefix), which is strange since I use HTTPS ...
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How to handle possible user tracking through images?

I have come across a site-meta question that ended up on the Hot Meta Posts side bar. At the time of writing, that post has about 1000 views. Accidentally I noticed that OP used his own server (his ...
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Block quote button breaks working images by inserting line breaks into alt text

I was editing a post that included a scanned image of a problem from a textbook. The scanned image contained some text and a related diagram. Here it is, correctly rendered, before editing: To make ...
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Limit the size of images uploaded into chat

I noticed that in some chatrooms there can often happen to be uploads of rather large images, usually animated GIFs. Now of course I don't want to inhibit anyone's right to upload images into chat, ...
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Making a better image uploader

For those who don't know me, I'm a product designer here at Stack Overflow. Currently I'm working on a project called Teams (for more information about Teams and other projects, read Tim's post on ...
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Request to allow copy-paste image from snipping tool into question/answer [duplicate]

Windows snipping tool has a little "copy" button, it looks like this: If you're composing and email in gmail, you can paste right into your email with Ctrl-V after copying from the snipping tool with ...
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Can vector images be uploaded? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to upload a vector image (pdf, eps, svg, etc.) to my question, but SE does not seem to allow this. I know I can post a link to Dropbox or something like that, but it would be ...
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Markdown for images [duplicate]

Just curious here. According to the help center, you can use this markdown for images: ![sample image](http://example.com/img.jpg) And if we want, we can also use the "reference" format for images ...
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What are the rules about including images to improve the aesthetics of your posts on SE?

Recently I wrote this post in which I used an image that I found off a random website online that was relevant to my question to make the post more asthetically pleasing to viewers. As you can see I ...
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Wrong image alt text on Winter Bash 2015

I had just a network issue while loading the main page on my mobile and I was greeted with a Winter Bash 2013 text. I had to double check the url, it seems that the alt text is broken.