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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Profile pictures uploaded from computer still (sometimes) get a black background

The black avatar image background bug that "Alan at IMGUR" (via Geoff Dalgas) said was fixed last March isn't. Apparently, however, whether or not it gets triggered depends on the exact method used ...
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Posting images in chat using drag and drop

I think it will be a good idea if there is a drag and drop image posting in chat. User needs to follow many steps to upload an image using upload button.
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Having suggestions when an image is too large to reduce size

Imagine this. You're uploading an image and then you get this error: Your image is too large and you don't know what to do. How about below adding some suggestions on what to do? I personally use ...
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“Upload Image” dialog should focus “Upload” button after an image is selected

When this dialogue comes up, after the user is done selecting an image, is it possible to have the "Upload" button in focus? For those of us who close the preceding OS file selection dialog by hitting ...
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Allow edit to be continued during imgur's image load

Can we have a functionality that will insert corresponding line immediately: [![enter image description here][1]][1] and allow us to continue editing of a question or an answer while actual image ...
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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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Image uploader is not usable with the keyboard

How can I upload an image with the keyboard? There's a keyboard shortcut Ctrl+G, but it brings up a pop-up that's decidedly keyboard-hostile. Most key presses keep being sent to the editor widget: ...
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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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Image upload links not always clear

I'm admiring the new Image Uploading tool. Nice. Thanks. However, it seems to be mixing site-specific CSS with non-site-specific CSS, which means the links aren't clear on some sites. For example, ...
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Edit your profile page still uses old image uploader

Update: Turns out this was previously reported in an answer. When going to /users/edit/{UserID} on any site it still uses the old image uploader in the editor. Is this a bug? Is it intentional? Can ...
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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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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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Uploading an image using an HTTPS link fails

If you click the image uploading via the link, you cannot upload HTTPS files it seems, because I know jpegs are valid image formats that stack-exchange accepts. There is a workaround by just clicking ...
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Add image in profile - “web” does not expect UTF-8 characters

I tried changing my profile image using the "web" method with the following URL: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/22/Habit_de_Mar%C3%AAchal.jpg It was denied, saying it was the wrong ...
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CSRF token fkey does not do anything for Add Image 'From the web'

Looking at this question, it seems fkey is a token to prevent other people from automating actions from a remote webpage. The frame where the token exists is from the Upload Image dialog. I did a ...
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Photo upload on iOS app in gardening exchange fails most of the time

App fails to upload the files most of the time, I've seen some incidents succeed also, but very rarely. Screenshot for details
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Sizing images in posts - original size in link

So, recently (not entirely sure when... something in the last 2 years) the code for images was changed, so that they could be viewed in a new window, by clicking on the image. [![enter image ...
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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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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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Tapping Enter in image uploader cause the edit to be submitted

Tapping Enter when adding image via URL in mobile web leads to submitting a post instead of adding an image. Steps to reproduce: Switch to mobile web. Open already existing post for edit (for ...
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Image uploader shouldn't remove unused link references

When editing a post and using the image uploader, any unused link references are completely removed. For example, this post has three image references, only one of which is used ([3]) in the body of ...
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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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Image uploading message is red after failed upload:

When I upload an image that is invalid, I get some red text: Then when I upload a valid image, the Uploading text is red: (Note that the 3 dots do appear, this screen shot was just badly ...
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Unable to upload image via Android app

I'm unable to upload any image using the SE Android app. Screenshot with error is uploaded via web form. App Version: 1.0.95 Device Manufacturer: LGE Device Model: LM-G710 OS Version: 8.0.0 (...
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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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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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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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Explanation for uploading & linking images

Following up to this question here, I would like to put in a formal feature request now to have at least a link on the upload/link window for images saying "What will happen to that image?" or similar ...
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Automatically add attribution when uploading an image from a link

Users (including me) often forget to add attribution when uploading/linking an information. I'm not sure if it's 99% as this feature request claims, but it certainly happens less than half of the time....
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Imgur notice overlaps the upload popup's border

On the insert image, the popup Imgur notice overlaps the upload popup's border for small screens (the image is taken on desktop Firefox with a narrow window, but the issue is also affects ruSO on my ...
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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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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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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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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 from web” link in “add picture” does not always show on mobile site

Normally the add picture dialog looks like this: However, if you follow the following specific sequence of events: Click add picture in the post editor Add a picture from the web (paste a link in, ...
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Some images shown outside of preview rectange

Some images shown outside of preview rectange before uploading, eg:
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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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SE API should handle 302 Found on image upload

This is the follow-up of Failed to upload image; the format is not supported which is related to the problem, when certain images can't be uploaded when pasting their URL into the Image section (...
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I can type with the image inserter open

Steps to repro: Open a new post Open the image inserter (Ctrl + G) Type - the typed text will appear Press Esc - the text will go. Open the inserter again Type - again the text will appear Click ...
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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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Image Uploader doesn't allow pasting in an animated gif image

Most images I can copy with right click, and then paste onto the image uploader - I don't have to save then browse for it. However, I can't paste animated gif images into the image uploader - it ...
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Text overflows and formatting bar disappears after adding image

After uploading an image the formatting bar disappears as below To get it back you have to delete the extra line after the image Also the text on the question text area is overflowing. I'm using a ...
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Images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable

The images inserted in a question using Chrome on Android via the image uploader aren't clickable. Example of non-clickable images: Why did Myanmar get removed from the list of countries on the ...
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The maximum image size that 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: The issue was fixed on ~Aug 3 '15 but came back (and I cannot remove the status-completed tag, hence this new question)...
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Sign up started from mobile web doesn’t allow to upload the profile picture

Actually there’s no mobile view Sign Up page, but if you started sign up process from mobile version of site there’s no option to upload the profile picture. It looks weird. Just spot the difference: ...
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Uploader in Chat doesn't use HTTPS

In the uploader in Chat, when putting an image on Stack Imgur from the web, it doesn't make the link it puts in the message use HTTPS. Here is an example of the uploader doing this. This should be ...
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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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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 ...