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Questions tagged [uploader]

The component of the SE post editor that allows users to upload images to i.stack.imgur.com and display them in the post.

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Extra square bracket ([) when uploading image

I was making a post on the gamedev meta and after I posted it I noticed that between the Header and the image I first uploaded there was a trailing [ and I went to edit the post and remove it, only... ...
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Where is the “provide a link from the web” for image uploads gone? [duplicate]

Previously, I could give links to images on the web and they would be uploaded as shown in the old UI screenshots in this answer: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/75498/200117 However as of 2018-11-8,...
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With the new Imgur upload how do I upload from a URL? [duplicate]

I want to take an image address from online and put the picture into my Stack Exchange answer. I used to be able to paste the image URL and it would be uploaded to Imgur and inserted into my ...
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The browser closes by itself while uploading an image

When I try to upload an image to my question on any Stack Exchange website, my browser simply just, closes all by itself. I usually lose all of my work, and all of my tabs are gone. It's very odd why ...
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Powered by (Imgur)?

Imgur logo is not visible on some sites when image upload dialog is open. E.g. here on MSE is visible: But not visible on SO:
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Cannot upload images from web links in Internet Explorer 11; buttons cut off

In Internet Explorer 11, with the new image upload UI, it's not possible for users to upload images from web links. There is a known focus bug where one has to click in the white space outside the ...
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Switch to the old image uploader if “Disable Responsiveness” button is enabled

As of yesterday, a new image uploader has been introduced. This new uploader, while fitting in with the principles of responsive design, is causing quite a few glitches in a lot of different platforms....
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Can we get the new imgur uploader for chat?

I actually like the new imgur uploader (besides the link issue) But the one in chat is very dated. It'd be nice if we could get the same one for chat. Mostly for the drag and drop feature, but also ...
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Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari

Stack Overflow's new image uploader does not work on Mac Safari Version 12.0.1 (12606.2.104.1.2). I cannot drag and drop nor select from a list. It works fine using Firefox, Chrome and Opera. This ...
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No option to upload image from URL anymore

In the old image uploader (which opened as dialog) there used to be "Upload from web/URL" option. Now in the new uploader embedded inside the editor, such option does not exist: Can this please ...
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Editor improvements for images and links

We are launching some editor improvements today. These improvements are required as a part of our responsive design efforts, but we think they are generally useful in any case. So we are making them ...
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Not enough space or text is aligned incorrectly in Image upload?

I have noticed that the text to upload your image (max 2 MiB) is not getting enough space to fit in the image upload box. In short, you can say, It is not aligned correctly. Here is an image: ...
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Wrong icon for image upload button on some sites

On some sites, e.g. on SO "How to formatting" help section contains wrong icon for upload an image tool button: Here is on MSE image contains actual version:
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PDF upload silently fails

I dunno since when, but upload of PDF images fails, this hurts especially on tex.SE. Could this be an effect of an updated /etc/ImageMagick-6/policy.xml on the imgur server? At least on my Ubuntu 18....
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Stack page jams/hangs on Android photo

I tried to upload a mineral ID request to Earth Science. It's probably an 8 megapixal image. Stack reloads the image upload progress button to zero again and again. It can't upload and there is no ...
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Uploaded image is posted twice when choosing “from web” [closed]

So this bug I tested on MSE and SO and SE network chatroom, and found out whenever I try to upload an image via the option "from the web" in chatroom, It is uploading the image two times and hence we ...
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Unable to upload an image or even close upload popup when responsive design is on

When responsiveness is enabled on the site, I can’t upload or even close the image upload dialog due to unscallable nature of the upload popup. Here’s the screenshot: “Add image” and “close” ...
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Problem with the Image hosting server? [duplicate]

As I understand images uploaded to stack exchange sites are stored in http://i.stack.imgur.com . I recently noticed image included posts having broken links. When clicked on the link it gives the ...
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Is stack.imgur currently down?

I just wrote a question before this one and had trouble uploading a screenshot. The drop your image dialog throws no warning or error, but after uploading it won't show. I also noticed that other ...
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Failed to upload image [duplicate]

Looks like there are problems on imgur Show the following error Failed to upload image; an error occured at imgur Seem to have happen before but with different message, so I report it just in ...
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Failed to upload an image, “An error occurred at imgur” [duplicate]

Currently I'm unable to upload an image to anywhere on site: e.g. posts or chat. Is this problem with Imgur?
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What image formats are acceptable?

I want to upload a picture to one of my questions, but I keep trying different forms of the picture, but none of them work. Failed to upload image; the format is not supported I have tried PNG and ...
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How can I add an image to a comment? [duplicate]

When I comment on an answer to the question, I need to add an image to show more clearly about my resolving. How can I add an image to a comment?
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Image upload weirdness with colon, newlines, and left bracket

When you highlight some text and press ctrl+G (or press the toolbar icon), it's supposed to open the image uploader (then once you upload the image, the selected text becomes the image description). ...
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Drag and drop for images

Why don't just allow for drag and drop upload of images directly on the editing area, without the need for using the upload image tool? Currently if one just drags and drops the path of the file il ...
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Grey area for image upload popup is less than it should be

When upload an image popup is showed the dark grey background area behind the popup doesn’t propagated to the entire page. Right side is reduced: This issue is probably related to another one: ...
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Image size limit: Why it is set to 2 MB?

From older Meta posts it seem to me that the file size limit was higher in the past, and linked to the limits allowed by imgur. However, now the limit is 2 MB (or MiB), and imgur allows much more ...
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As a blind user accessing the site with a screen reader, how can I upload pictures for identification?

I'd like to ask a question on one of the sites, but it would require me to upload a few photos taken at different angles for a better chance of someone knowing what it is. Is there a tool that I can ...
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Can the Android app please give a more concise error when an image is too large to upload?

The Android app simply reports something "went wrong" when trying to upload an image that is too large (>2 MB). I didn't realize there was anything wrong with my image until I happened to notice ...
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Text overflows the drop area slightly in the image uploader

Please observe how the descenders on the text "to upload your image (max 2 MiB)" intersects with the dotted border and extends beyond the drop area in the screenshot below: If I remember correctly, ...
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Selecting or pasting image with certain aspect ratio cause it to get out of the box [duplicate]

When uploading image and selecting an image to insert (or dragging/pasing), a preview of the image is shown in the Uploader modal, before "Add picture" is clicked. For some images, the preview breaks ...
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Tooltip for not a link could be obscured in mobile web

If you type not a link text into “link from the web” field of the image upload page in mobile web then you could see something white and weird in the center: After splitting the keyboard you ...
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Drag and drop for images in chat [duplicate]

We have it for questions and answers (regular posts) How come it doesn't exist for chat. (I know that it is most likely less common to be uploading images to chat, however on certain chat rooms, ...
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Image uploads not working - Imgur rejecting request, on multiple sites

So far I've tested Ask Ubuntu, StackOverflow, and others, and others in TL have tested other sites and we're getting upload rejected failures for image uploads to imgur, even if the image size is very ...
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Convert outside image links to imgur links on iOS app

The only viable option to include an internet-hosted image on the iOS app without having to type the Markdown manually is by saving it locally then re-uploading it. Both the web version, mobile ...
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Error message when attempting to upload images from Wikipedia

I've recently had an issue adding images to posts that I've sourced from Wikipedia. I can upload them without issue when I download them and upload them from my computer but I can not upload them ...
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Image uploader reports “Request returned an error: [error] I'm a teapot”

While uploading a screenshot for a post on Super User, I managed to get the bizarre response Request returned an error: [error] I'm a teapot. In balpha's answer to Stack Overflow returning HTTP error ...
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Why I am not able to upload screenshot image while asking question through SE Android App?

When I tried to upload my screenshot image, I got a error message saying "Sorry, we are not able to upload that image'. I tried image from device. What would be reason for this error message? Is it ...
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Can't upload or link to any images - Image tool seems broken [duplicate]

I'm attempting to upload a profile picture using the uploader tool on Stack Overflow, but the tool appears to be broken. The file is not too large, it's only about 336 kB, which is well under the ...
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Provide an option to resize/link to the original image when uploading an image

Uploading an image now put an (original size) image linked to itself. IMHO, it feels like a misfeature to me. Usually, I don't want the image to be linked to anywhere. Sometimes but not always, I ...
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Can a user with 20-100 reputation still upload a picture into chat? [possible bug]

I've just realized that until 100 reputation you don't get the upload image option in chat: Link Here So that just means that the Upload Image button isn't there until you have 100 rep. What ...
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Images are inserted into the wrong place [duplicate]

When inserting an image, I often type some text and then leave 3 blank lines: I position the cursor on the second of those three blank lines. The I click the image button and select an image. The ...
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Strange dialog when adding an image to a Q&A [duplicate]

I'm suddenly getting a strange dialog, across all SE sites, when I try to add an image to a Q&A (new or existing). [Editor's note: for convenience, I've embedded the above image; the author of ...
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Could it be easier to post high-res photos from Google Photo?

I take a photo with my phone. I want to post it for plant identification or some other worthy SO purpose. I try pasting the Google Photo sharing URL into the Image box. Rejected with 'unsupported ...
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How to add images to my SE questions [duplicate]

How can I add images taken from my device (an Android phone) to my questions on Stack Exchange? Whenever I try to upload one it says image_mime_type must be set. I haven't learned JS, so I don't ...
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Image Upload failure: “Request returned an error”

I'm currently unable to use the image uploader. When I press the "Upload image icon", I'm able to select or drag & drop an image from my computer. The image then successfully previews in the ...
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Add copy+paste to chat image upload [duplicate]

The post editor image uploader supports drag-and-drop and it also supports pasting an image directly into the window. The chat uploader does support drag-and-drop (as long as you drop directly into ...
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Image Uploader is stuck “Uploading”, which I haven't initiated [duplicate]

The Image uploader/linker in the Post Editor across all SE sites appears to be stuck. It says: Cancel Cancel and add another image Uploading Close Your image is too large to upload (over 2 ...
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Image uploads from the editor strip preceding line breaks

Recently, using the image uploader in the post editor has starting stripping preceding line breaks; placing the image directly after any previous text instead of at the current cursor position. This ...
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No longer able to upload images [duplicate]

I am having a problem across multiple PCs where I cannot upload images on Stack Overflow any more. I few weeks ago I went to upload an image, but it was to big. Now when I ever go to upload a new one ...