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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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 ...
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Why can I no longer upload a picture anywhere on the Stack Exchange network? [duplicate]

For some reason I can no longer upload a picture anywhere on the Stack Exchange network. When prompted to "Drag and Drop or Click here" to upload a picture, the prompt is unresponsive. I also cannot ...
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Image links are incorrect when an image is inserted before another image

Image links are incorrect when an image is inserted before another image. Example: The output: [![enter image description here][1]][1] [![enter image description here][2]][1] should have been [![...
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Image uploads not working on Chrome

When I try to upload an image, I'm presented with the following dialog box, The dialog box does not allow uploading either from my computer or by posting a link. This happens only on Chrome browser (...
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Are Images from i.stack.imgur.com permanent? AKA “Why are my pictures gone?” [duplicate]

I got pinged with this comment: There aren't any images. Upon closer inspection, I realized that not only are my answer's images gone, but the other answer also. This got me looking and I found ...
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Intermittent Failed to upload image; imgur is rejecting the request

Just now when trying to upload an image with the image uploader I'm greeted intermittently with the following error: Failed to upload image; imgur is rejecting the request That error comes from ...
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Default drag-and-drop image upload captions to the filename

After dropping an image into the "Drag and drop or click here" window, SE uploads it, but the image caption in the generated Markdown will still be the default "enter image description here" GitHub ...
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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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“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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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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Uploaded animated GIFs suddenly lose animation

I post a majority of my answers to GameDev. Due to the context of my answers, I often create small diagrams or animations to help other users. Today, I noticed that an animated GIF I uploaded was not ...
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Incorrect message while uploading a too large image from the Internet

According to the message in the upload image dialog, image size must be max of 2Mb. But if I try to upload image from the Internet of larger size, the result message will be: This is somewhat ...
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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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Profile picture with bottom grey banner after a new upload [duplicate]

I have just found that after uploading a new profile picture which is not corrupt and does not have a grey banner at the bottom, that in some places it appears to: As you will see the grey banner is ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Unable to use picture that is already in imgur [duplicate]

I'm trying to ask a question that has an image included, but I'm having trouble putting the picture into the question. I've already uploaded the picture to imgur manually at https://imgur.com/gBNzTRc, ...
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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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Let us define a custom link when uploading images

When I upload an image via the editor dialog, it automatically links back to itself. I would like the option to specify custom URL instead, which it would link to, e.g. by adding a textbox in the ...
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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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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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“image_mime_type must be set” when posting an image on the Android app

When I try to insert an image in my post, this message appears at the top of the SE app: image_mime_type must be set What does it mean and why does that message appear? SE version: 1.0.85 Android ...
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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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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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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 ...