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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Making a better image uploader

For those who don't know me, I'm a product designer here at Stack Overflow. Currently I'm working on a project called Teams (for more information about Teams and other projects, read Tim's post on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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“browse…” button has no hover effect

In chat, when you upload pictures, the "upload button" does not have a hover effect like the "upload" and "cancel" buttons do. Here is what I mean: However, with the other buttons, they have a ...
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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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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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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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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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“framing is not allowed” error when uploading gif file [duplicate]

I was trying to upload a gif file (4MB) into a post. I get the following error: For security reasons, framing is not allowed. Click OK to remove the frames. See this gif screenshot (click here if ...
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Has pasting images directly into the upload box been dropped? Or is it just me?

Very recently (May 2014) it was possible to paste images directly from the clipboard into the SE "add an image" dialog. I'm not sure when this feature was added but it was probably after this question ...
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Could image description be input in the Add Image dialog box while uploading images?

When uploading an image, could there be a field to input the caption inside the dialog box? This could work so that as the user waits for the file to upload, he could be typing the caption. Then ...
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App shows loading forever after tapping Cancel while picking image for upload

Description: When tapping the Cancel button while choosing an image or taking a photo for upload, it shows the loading indicator forever. Steps to reproduce: Open the left drawer, and tap Ask ...
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Allow me to paste images directly into the question body [duplicate]

It'd be extremely handy if we were able to paste images directly into the post textarea (both from photos saved on my iPhone, and photos from other websites, if there's any difference). I'd expect ...
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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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Could stack exchange integrate simple image editor? [duplicate]

It would be nice to have simple image editor when posting something. This would be particularly useful on sites like "Ask Different" or "Physics" where the person that is answering would like to ...
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Adding large images to posts fails silently [duplicate]

Attempting to add a large (15MB) image to a post fails with no error message. When I try to drag and drop the image into the "Add a picture" dialog, it just stays uploading forever. In Chrome's ...
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When I paste a URL auto upload it same way raw binary image is being uploaded

For some time now, we can paste a picture from clipboard directly to the image upload dialog. (Chrome only, as far as I can tell) Great, and I'm now using this instead of storing all the pictures on ...
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Uploader won't let me link up an image from Droplr/Cloudfront

Droplr gives rather ugly, but still valid URL to an uploaded image (don't try to follow the link it has expired by now): http://d1zjcuqflbd5k.cloudfront.net/files/acc_147939/yoKQ?response-content-...
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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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Upload picture status is gone or hard to find

When uploading a picture to SE, the dialog in the middle of the screen will have this loading sequence: o.. .o. ..o However, the actual percent uploaded is displayed in the bottom left of the screen,...
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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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Not able to add image from the web (stack.imgur.com)

I was trying to add an image in this question as the OP requested. OP gave the image url which was from stack.imgur.com. But when I tried to add the image from the URL it show the following error: I ...