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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Bug - Can't add an image after clicking Cancel and add another image

I believe this is a bug. To replicate: Write a post (question or answer) Insert an image and choose to provide it from your computer. Click on the banner to open the file selector and select an ...
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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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Is there a way to browse and upload images directly from stack.imgur?

As an editor for the blog, I use the images from stack.imgur. However in order for me to use them, I have to get the link from the posts themselves or if they're my own images, or images I've found ...
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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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Image error when changing profile data

At the sign up process I only selected a gravatar for my profile picture and skipped the rest of the info inputs. After finishing signup I wanted to edit the rest of the profile information, but when ...
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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 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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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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Image dialog hides incorrectly while editing a post inline

There is a bug with escape when canceling the image uploader when editing a post inline (i.e. with the 2k edit posts privilege) Browser: Chrome 50.0.xxx, did not test other browsers Steps: Edit any ...
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Unable to upload photo from iPad

On the diy site, I'm unable to add an image to a question from an iPad. The imgur dialog is cut off even if I rotate the tablet. The add button on the right of the dialog is not visible.
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App image uploader replaces previously-uploaded image Markdown with most recently-uploaded image URL

When using the Stack Exchange App for Android, I encountered a problem when uploading multiple images to the same post. After uploading a single image, the image Markdown is inserted normally, e.g.: ...
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Bug with display of uploaded screen shots from retina displays

I have a Mac with an internal retina display and an external regular-resolution display. If I do a screen shot on my external display and upload it to SO it looks great. But if I upload the screen ...
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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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Support showing image in original size in overlay

It would be nice to support showing images in their original size when they where automatically resized because they are too big to fit in a question or answer (Example). I envision it just like in ...
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Could image links on uploads to i.stack.imgur.com use HTTPS instead of HTTP? [duplicate]

The StackExchange network has seen some improvements on HTTPS in the last few years, and adding an image is now as simple as it gets. However, if I upload an image to imgur, the resulting link will ...
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Have uploaded images in questions and answers shown through HTTPS like in chat

I have recently noticed (mostly because I have turned on Strict HTTPS in my browser so that it does not allow mixed content on HTTPS pages) that when one uploads an image to a question or answer using ...
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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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What does max 2 MiB mean?

When I click the button to add an image to stackexchange websites, it says "max 2 MiB" What does that mean? Is it an amount of megabits? Whats the max amount I can upload (in megabits)?
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Adding the size of the image that one tries to upload

How about adding the size of the image that one tries to upload, when it's over MiB? I sometime try to upload an image which gets refused due to its size, and have no idea how far I am from 2 MiB (i....
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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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Uploading an image from the web can leave paste broken in editor

While reuploading a bunch of old ImageShack images to imgur, I noticed something funny: sometimes, after uploading an image from the web, I would no longer be able to paste anything into the edit box. ...
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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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Image upload button unresponsive when failed URL upload [duplicate]

When using the image upload/embed feature and using the "link from the web" feature with an URL that fails (see image below) the large "Drag and drop or click here" box does not respond to clicks ...
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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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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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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 uploader messes up copy/paste function

Clicking outside the image upload entry box to close it kills paste function. System info: FF 39.0 & Chrome Version 43.0.2357.134 (64-bit) on Mac OSX Explanation: Occasionally when I'm using ...
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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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Progress feedback during Image Upload

With the fancy new uploader, you can carry out the following steps: Launch the uploader. Click on the uploader. Wait for your browser to open a file selection window. (On my overloaded, old machine, ...
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Uploading large images to Imgur is failing with a “500 (Internal Server Error)”

It appears that uploading large images (over ~4MB) will fail to upload and all you can see in the console is a 500 (Internal Server Error). GET https://meta.stackexchange.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/...
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Why did the SE image uploader change the colors in this image?

Take a look at this image on nasa.gov. The text in the image is yellow, the flight paths are white, and Neptune's orbit is green. When I try to use the SE image uploader to include the image in a ...
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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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Show the “link from the web” textbox by default in new image uploader

This is the new image uploader: Why do I have to click "link from the web" to paste in a URL? This view (after clicking) could just be the default view.
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Image uploader closes when you press ESC from within the file selection dialog

If I press my Esc in the File Selection dialog after clicking the upload area, both the file explorer and the uploader dialog are closed. This is consistent on both Chrome and Firefox. I think only ...
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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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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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Upload images by drag-and-drop

Some image hosting sites like Imgur and min.us support image uploading via drag-and-drop in Chrome and Firefox. It would be nice if you could upload an image and add it to your post by dropping it on ...
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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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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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Long image pasted into upload pushes footer up:

If you use Ctrl+V to upload the image, and it is a very, very long one, the footer is pushed down: This should possibly be adjusted so that it moved the submit box up.
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How to upload diagrams on iPhone 4s

I am currently using Stack Exchange using Safari on my iPhone 4s. How can I upload a diagram to this site from the camera roll?
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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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Fading bug with image uploader

If I open the image uploader, the background goes darker. Compare: Now that is by design, and if or click outside the upload box, the box goes, and the background disappears. However, if you press ...
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Can we get a paste feature added to image uploads in chat?

We've already got it for questions and answers. Let's get it for chat too! Most of my images come from screen captures so this would be really great!
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Link embedded images to their URL

When uploading an image, the markdown inserted should be changed from ![alt text][1] ..to.. <a href="http://i.stack.imgur.com/vwxyz.png">![alt text][1]</a> This will be most helpful ...