Questions tagged [images]

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Rationale for having different rep requirements for uploading images to the chat and the main site

To post an image in a question/answer an user requires at least 10 rep points (see here). To be able to upload an image in the chat, the rep requirements is instead 100 rep point (see here). Is there ...
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remove personal images from stackoverflow account

I am unable to remove my image that for some reason is being linked to my Stack Overflow account. I went in to User Edit and changed the image to the default image (no face) but I can not find the ...
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What happened to the image syntax? [duplicate]

I have noticed recently that the syntax for an image has changed recently. What I remember (and still works) is this: ![Image description][2] But now, it looks like this: [![Image description][2]][...
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Image uploader won't accept URL the first time

I've found a bug with the Stack Exchange image uploader, that occurs when attempting to use a custom URL to link to an image. Let's take this lovely image as an example; if I try to use the custom ...
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Why are uploaded images stored at Imgur and not Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

If I (or you) upload an image on Stack Exchange, it goes to Imgur. Why has it been developed this way, and not to be stored on Stack Exchange's servers?
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Markdown editing help should mention something about the extra brackets which appears when posting images

There has been a small change implemented when posting images. There will be some extra brackets. Currently, the markdown editing page (eg: Stack Overflow) does not mention anything about this ...
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Problem with viewing images on all Stack Exchange sites (in Colombia)

Background The Colombian government is fighting against child pornography a lot time ago. The law I concern the most is the law 679 of 2001, I do not know how do they get to verify if a site contains ...
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Upload image not working after providing wrong URL

Drag and drop or click here to upload your image area is not working if error message is shown. If I try to add an image into a post and provide a wrong URL(not intentionally) which is not in the ...
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Method to modify images uploaded in SE question that are hosted on imgur

Is there a way to modify images that you have posted in a question? Say I posted the following image: Now later, I realize I have put "blah blah this is totally a password" out for the internets to ...
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Is EXIF data removed from uploaded SE pictures?

Had a question in mind to post to Home Improvement when it got me to thinking about EXIF data. In most Stack Overflow questions where I would attach a picture, it would usually be a screen shot. ...
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Why do my profile picture alone blurred exactly in Leagues page while looking through Firefox 40.0.3?

In the Stack Exchange Leagues Page of Webmasters, I have seen that my profile picture is blurred but I can see others picture are clear only. I checked my profile picture in my profile page and it's ...
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Can't upload images on StackExchange

I can't seem to be able to upload a picture to my stackexchange question Add notification for events on my Raspberry Pi. The upload dialog just keeps on running without any results. Uploading ...
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Allow only Stack Exchange sites to link to uploaded images

Is there a way to prevent non-Stack Exchange sites from linking to uploaded images? For example look at the following site. Doesn't it look familiar? The image here is being linked directly to http:...
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Uploading images issue (across sites)

Unable to upload images (which I have done in the past with no problem). Using Mac/OS X, JavaScript, Java, Plugins enabled, only third parties/ads blocked. When I hit "click here" nothing happens. ...
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Images should be resized in profile about section

I have often found that when putting an image into my about section of my profile that a lot of the image is lost due to the fact that it is not resized accordingly with the space provided, nor is ...
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Can we restrict the size of an image? [duplicate]

Especially questions containing screenshots from the android-app are somewhat difficult to read in the web browser, because the screenshot is taking the width of the complete body. (see for instance ...
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Is there a way to specify dimensions for an image?

While uploading an image to a post is there a way to specify the image dimensions? In SE sites the images uploaded to a post are made to fit the width of the post section, but some of the images are ...
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Picture rotation

Is there a way to quickly rotate a picture in the SE editor without saving it on disk and rotating it in some image tool and reuploading it? E.g. consider the picture below, assume I would like to ...
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Extra brackets around inserted images [duplicate]

Lately when I've insert an image (last two days in two different SE sites), I get [![enter image description here][1]][1] instead of ![enter image description here][1] I've been manually editing ...
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Removing broken images in locked posts

This is tangentally related to this post, but the gist of that post is that older ImageShack links are breaking and turning into advertisements. To guard against this, I was editing some posts that I ...
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Ban ImageShack images because they are reusing old URLs for advertising

There's a very popular topic on Stack Overflow's Meta asking to Ban ImageShack Images. This was created because ImageShack deletes old images to free up server space, making images within older posts ...
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I just made an XKCD comic markdownifier for Stack Exchange!

We like to post xkcd comics here. So I decided to make a script that automatically creates markdown for a comic. Try it online here! Teh Code and other details import urllib.request as request ...
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Recognize EXIF Orientation value when posting images (and/or allow transform in img tag)

I edited this question on Bicycles SE to convert the images from external links to tags. The images contain an EXIF orientation attribute which is used to display the image appropriately as a link, ...
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Mixed Content Warning when viewing message in Inbox

Chrome displays a Mixed Content Warning while viewing a message in my Inbox in careers. The image of the default user is served via http instead of https. Mixed Content: The page at 'https://careers....
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Uploading images that are too large

I'm trying to upload some photos from my phone that exceed the size cap on the upload function--I'm getting this error message: Your image is too large to upload (over 2 MiB) I expected SE to do ...
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Some static images are not found on CDN when visiting My Profile

Some images are not present when I visit My Profile on careers. GET http://cdn-careers.sstatic.net/careers/cso/Img/arrow-gray-right-sm.png?v=8343ddbf8343 404 (Not Found) GET http://cdn-careers....
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Help resizing posted images [duplicate]

I often add pictures to my questions. Most of the time they come out the right size. Well, that used to be OK always, up until I started posting screenshots taken by my mobile. For example, this one: ...
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LinkedIn Logo not found in section invitations

The LinkedIn Logo is not found in the invitations section on careers resulting in a 404 (NotFound) GET https://developer.linkedin.com/sites/default/files/LinkedIn_Logo30px.png?v=bfb7dbbec6f4 404 (Not ...
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All Imgur accounts are “Pro” nowadays: should we still move regular Imgur uploads to the Stack Exchange account?

In August 2010, Stack Exchange started providing user uploads to an Imgur Pro account: Alan Schaaf, the man behind Imgur, generously provided us a network-wide "pro" account that keeps any images ...
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Why can't this picture be uploaded from URL?

http://www.litaniasports.com/facility/documents/00396-009%20Wave%20Bike%20Rack.jpg I can't come up any idea why this picture cannot be added by uploading from URL. The file size is over 1.6 MB a ...
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The maximum image size 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:
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Extra square brackets and numbers when using automated link or add picture feature in questions and answers

I have recently noticed that when using the automated feature to add links, or to add images: That instead of getting: ![enter image description here][2] You get: [![enter image description here][...
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Images covering right side bar [duplicate]

When in a list, adding a picture that is indented covers up the background on the right where links normally go. See picture below: (source: https://mechanics.stackexchange.com/a/6446/9628) As you ...
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Hint the possibility to post image links instead of the actual image for low-rep users

I have recently come across a few question where an image would have been helpful to understand the question better - the user unfortunately did not have enough reputation to post images though and ...
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When writing a question, the “Images” help tab should describe how to upload an image

While entering a couple of my questions, I've wanted to upload an image. Not being familiar with StackExchange's formatting commands, nor with how to upload images, I've clicked the "Images" help tab, ...
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Add expand functionality to images [duplicate]

When we add images to posts, they're often shrunk to fit the web page (reduction of the width and height). I suspect this is done automatically by the HTML. However, some times, we need to see the ...
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Please add the markdown to make an image link to itself

I can insert an image like so: ![Desc Text][1] [1]: http://www.funnycatpix.com/_pics/What_Are_You_Doing522.jpg I can also link to said image: [![Desc Text][1]][1] [1]: http://www....
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Cannot attach image from Android app

Why can't I attach an image from the Android app when posting a question on a Stack Exchange site?
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What's the maximum image size one can upload?

What's the maximum image size one can upload? 2 or 4 MB? The information seems inconsistent: 4 MB: 2 MB: (also Mb is confused with MB, and mb is even more wrong)
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Could we have a nicer way to display multiple images?

Sometimes I write answers where I use lots of images of similar things. An example is this post: what the flutes look like is relevant to understanding the question, so I wanted to include lots of ...
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Which SE sites require 10 reputation points to post images?

On most Stack Exchange sites, new users can embed images in posts regardless of reputation. But there are a few sites where embedded images are not accepted from users with reputation less than 10. ...
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The Android app crashes when trying to upload a picture from my phone

When trying to upload a picture from my phone, the Android app crashes a few different ways, depending on whether I select the Gallery or Photos image source. (Uploading by manually entering a URL ...
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What to do with images containing URLs / adverts

...like this one (screenshot including WindowClippings.com reference). What to with such stuff: nothing, ignore (really?), downvote (giving negative score to otherwise good answer only because of ...
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Problem opening one question on SE Earth Science [closed]

I don't know if I should be asking this here or elsewhere but I have an issue opening one question on SE Earth Science. Yesterday, before an answer was posted to the question there was no issue. ...
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Search all of my past questions that had images or screenshots in them?

Is there a way to search all my questions that contain images or screenshots inlined with ![]()? I tried body:imgur but it only searches for text. I tried url:imgur.com but it only searches for ...
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Why are large images less high quality?

It may just be me, but when I compare these images, the one with no size change looks much better: No size change: Size change (l): Size change (img tag): Why does the img tag look so much better ...
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Uploading an image to chat clears existing reply

I could have sworn that this workflow used to work: See someone post something Decide that replying with an image is the best thing to do Click on reply arrow, causing the text box to have :1234567 ...
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Images not displayed in my profile page

I'm trying to display these images and text in my profile page: Thanks for supporting Firefox and the Mozilla mission to build a better Web for all! <a href="https://affiliates.mozilla.org/...
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Inline images overlap tag formatting by 1px

status-declined Long sentence to test what happens when we post any size image over the top of a tag: status-declined Long sentence to test what happens when we post any size image over the top of a ...
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The new profile “Member for..'s” icon is unrelated [duplicate]

The following icon in the new profile: feels like a refresh icon in a browser's address bar, not a "member for.." icon. It does not represent that, I suggest an icon similar to the "users" icon in ...