Questions tagged [profile-picture]

For questions about the profile picture option, which allows users to upload a custom photo as their avatar. Not for questions about Gravatar.

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Default gravatar picture can be wrongly selected as profile picture

Hard to explain so I'll use pictures. User without Gravatar account, clicking the "change picture" link: Then clicking the "Gravatar" line results in: Upon reloading the page the profile ...
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Non-Gravatar avatars aren't supported on StackExchange.com global profile

The StackExchange.com global profile still uses Gravatar with the email address from your primary account, even if that account isn't using Gravatar itself. For example, my global profile is synced ...
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Change profile picture for all SE accounts

We now have the ability to upload a profile image without using Gravatar. I like that. But I would like to change my profile picture on ALL SE accounts using that new method. Currently I have to ...
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Add a “default image” option to the new avatar selection

The new non-gravatar avatar option has been rolled out across the network. Now users can set their avatar image to any image they want to upload. This minutely complicates matters for handling ...
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All mods are equal, but some mods are more equal

All mods are equal, right? Except for Kiamlaluno. Real funny... Bug found here. I'm using Chrome 24.0.1312.52
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Flair avatar wrong size

I was about to link to my flair, when I noticed my avatar doesn't quite fit... This looks like a bug with the new upload-your-own feature; you are not using a Gravatar image, and that's where this ...
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Let us choose a picture we already added in the past

We recently got the ability to upload our own pictures for our avatars, instead of relaying solely on Gravatar. This is all good of course, but it would be even better if we could also switch back to ...
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'change picture' hover overlay on avatar in profile page has animation queued

The 'change picture' overlay found when hovering over the avatar on ones profile page has its animation set to be queued, as far as I can tell. Waving the cursor across the avatar will queue x amount ...
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How to set the profile picture on Stack Overflow

How do I set the profile picture on Stack Overflow? I want to set my profile picture in my account, but I can't find a way to upload the picture.
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Possible bug? Avatar is missing from flair

I just noticed today that my avatar was missing from the flair images. Here's what my flair page looks like today: People on twitter tell me that it looks fine to them, but I don't see it. I haven't ...
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Support disabling Gravatar on Stack Overflow

I like to use my Gravatar on other websites but not Stack Overflow. How can I turn it off? I'd still like to use the same email address.
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How to change avatar on Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? Can I change my avatar for my Stack Overflow profile?
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How can you get a hovercard on your username? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the User Card popup work? I've noticed some users have a nice hovercard effect on the avatars that appear on their answers/questions. What's up with that and how can ...
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What is the arithmetic of generating face picture? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is the default user avatar generated? I found a interesting thing. That is, our original face picture is generated by an arithmetic which respects to email address. The ...
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Avatars in chat keep flashing black?

I'm getting weird visual issues with the chat avatars that I didn't used to. Some of them will now 'flash black' roughly once every 10 seconds, eg. the third from left here: In addition, for some ...
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I created my Stack Overflow account using Google OpenID, and the profile picture is from a non-publicly accessible source

I created an account using Google OpenID. Stack Exchange took a picture from a private album I had on Picasa. I find this interesting and disturbing. It's not a very good picture of me, hah. I have a ...
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Is there a way to switch from using Gravatar to using Facebook from our SE avatar?

I can only find info on how to go from Facebook to Gravatar but not the other way. Maybe I'm the only fool that would want to do this? :-)
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can you use an avatar if you registered using the open id? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? I have registered to stackoverlow using my open id and can't see how to upload an avatar, so is that possible? if yes, how?
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Why does my generic avatar keep changing?

I am using a generic avatar, and it changes daily. Is this a feature or a bug?
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Avatar not visible in thumbs?

For the past few days, I cannot see my avatar in any place where they use thumbs. I can see it on my profile page. But in the small info window on the top or in any of the questions or answers I ...
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Avatar from Google account?

I have figured out I must use GRAVATAR service when I want to change my avatar. However, I have read in Avatar changed into my Facebook picture after adding Facebook to my account? that Facebook ...
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How can I add an image to my profile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? When I try to add an image to my profile, I get redirected to gravatar. How can I add an image to my profile?
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Why do avatars now have an embossed feature? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does the User Card popup work? The avatars (from Gravatar) used in the Stack Exchange sites, specifically Stack Overflow, now have an embossed effect. Am I right? Was ...
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Change avatar image by clicking on it in user profile

After having read through the meta.SO answer (obtained by going to meta.SO and searching) to how to change my avatar image, I think it would be simpler if in the user profile of any SO network site ...
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Change notification email, avatar and username but preserving all questions and score

Is it possible? Thanks a lot in advance
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How to get a user's avatar via stackexchange api?

Is there a way to get a user's avatar via stackexchange-api? Unfortunately the flair.json is no longer supported, so I'm looking for an alternative.
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Reverse engineer Gravatar to email [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is using Gravatar a security risk? Is Gravatar a privacy risk? Since the Gravatar is generated based on the email address. Is it possible to determine a user's email ...
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Is it possible to set an avatar without using gravatar.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can we use non-gravatar avatars? I am trying to figure out how to use my own avatar with stackoverflow.com, I can't seem to find it. What gives? That shouldn't be too hard to ...
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Small avatars for ignored chat users break chat's “people in room” display

In chat, the avatars of active and inactive users in each room are displayed in rows at the top right of the window. When users are ignored, their avatars get shrunk to 1/4 size, providing an easy ...
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What factors determine my default avatar?

I know that my avatar is based on my email address, but how can I predict the kinds of shapes and the color of my avatar based on my email address? What characteristics (characters, I assume) of the ...
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How to change my profile picture in this site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? Hi everyone, How can i change my profile picture in this site?
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How are the default avatars generated on StackOverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is the default user avatar generated? https://stackoverflow.com/users?tab=newest - how are the default avatars generated ? Which algo is used ?
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Is there a method to what pattern is displayed when no profile picture is set?

Is there a method to what pattern is displayed when no profile picture is set? I noticed different patterns for different people.
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Identicon generation algorithm [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is the default user avatar generated? Stack overflow uses a default generated image called Identicons for users. They look like this: A basic overview of the system is ...
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How do I change my profile picture, or avatar?

Where does the image come from? How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? How do I change my profile picture on all SE sites at once? How can I use different avatars on different SE sites? How do ...
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Which user’s avatar/gravatar has impressed you most? [closed]

I really can't help but to put this question up after reading: Which user’s About Me section has impressed you most? I have one to start the ball rolling: Robert Harvey's The chinese character means ...
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How do I get one those avatars made from random patterns?

I made a new account on Super User, and I was rewarded with this totally stupid dog as my avatar. Others have nice anonymous bit-map patterns in funky colours. I want that too! How can I get such an ...
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Moderating user avatar

Yeah... um, this needs to go. I can't find any way to edit the avatar, but I'm not sure that deleting the user is necessarily the next step. Any ideas? Link isn't very illustrative any longer - ...
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Avatar Change Bug [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn’t my Gravatar image updating? Hello, Today i've changed my avatar at Gravatar, then i wait some time, because normally about 3 minutes and the avatar here ...
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Let users choose if they want an Identicon, Monsterid or Wavatar

It would be nice if we can choose if we want our gravatar to be an identicon, monsterid or wavatar instead of only the boring identicon. This should be a preference in the pref tab on the profile ...
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how can I change my photo on here? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change my profile picture, or avatar? I searched but couldn't find a post, how can I change my photo, my openID is my myspace URL which has many photos, how do I show ...
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How is the default user avatar generated?

Is there a name for the default avatars that are generated for users who do not assign one themselves? Not the avatar of the blank user, but the one made up of shards, shapes, and colours: ...

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