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Is it legal to add images from online graphing calculators such as Desmos or WolframAlpha?

Often a relevant image can supplement an answer and make it better. Sometimes I add a graph which is created using free tools like Matplotlib, but this can take a little while. I was wondering if it ...
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Why images not displayed anymore?

I have been using Math Stackexchnage site for several years. But from a few days ago I noticed that images cannot be displayed anymore. I uploaded an image of what I see (I can't even see the image ...
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How I can Get reputation?

I used to write my answer in image, But when I want to post it, it said need 10 reputations How do I must write?
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User keeps posting questions with posted images, instead of writing the question themself.

It seems that a certain user is in the habit of posting questions (often homework) by cutting and pasting images instead of taking the time to write it out explicitly in MathJax. With more than three ...
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Why image cannot be used for explaining my maths problem?

I joined few days ago and have recently asked many questions. In most of these questions, I use image to make everyone understand it better. I prefer to use both MathJax as well as Image. But most of ...
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Compiling asymptote code for a figure in Math Stack Exchange

I wanted to ask a question in Mathematics Stack Exchange. In the question, I wanted to add a geometric figure. I have the asymptote code of the figure. I know I can compile the code in other sites and ...
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Recommendation: enhance the mathSE HTML/Markdown help article re images

Turns out, based on the responses, that the topic is much more complex than I first envisioned. One alternative is for someone to edit the corresponding Help article (referenced below), with a link ...
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Bug with my gravatar?

Recently, I noticed that when I temporarily went onto my meta profile, my nice purple avatar changed into a lime green avatar. You can believe that I did not change it. I can give time stamps if ...
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Community user new profile photo.

Browsing the forum brought me to a post where I saw the “robot” community user had edited. At first, I thought this user was someone with another name until I saw their original sprite: As you can see,...
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How can an image be made which displays correctly both in dark and light modes?

How can an image be made, for insertion into a StackExchange question or answer, so that if a user uses dark mode and the web page's background is dark, the image displays as dark with white ...
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Is using imgur to host pictures considered reliable?

So I am a huge fan of tikz (still a bit of a noob to be honest). I find that adding graphics can be helpful for a lot of problems, but I am wondering if hosting pictures in imgur is a good idea, as ...
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Scaling down large images in posts

In my opinion, the MSE community could benefit a lot from being able to scale down images in answers and questions. Often images get unintentionally huge, which prevents users from seeing as much ...
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Trouble displaying profile pictures

For a few days I am noticing that the profile picture of many users is not displayed correctly. I see alot. Yesterday I had terrible internet connection, so I thought it was me. But it is still there....
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Can I make this little table of diagrams better than ASCII graphics?

In my question How can one recognize when two Coxeter diagrams represent the same uniform polytope?, I have a simple table into which I want to put three little Coxeter diagrams. Here are the three ...
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Uploading an image from local computer in a post is not working.

Uploading an image (40kB) from local computer in a post is not working. Failed to upload image; couldn't reach imgur. Update: Works now.
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How to make and paste an image of a graph in graph theory questions?

I saw references in meta to an app known as TikZ but I also found the statement that TiKz does not work yet. So I am left wondering how to generate images of graphs that I can paste into my questions.
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Rationale and need for rule barring low-reputation users from inserting images

Occasionally, a new user will ask a question for which a picture is required. Sometimes it's because they don't have the time, energy, or knowledge to convert a handwritten or typeset equation (often ...
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Can I ask a question using photos?

Can I ask a question using photos?
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Using text and MathJax instead of screenshot.

I would suggest the community simply close questions containing screenshots of text. I can understand a screenshot of a figure, but if the text part of a question can be easily typeset with the built-...
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Whether to flag a question as "very low quality" or not

There are always some questions in math.SE that contain a huge image as a major part of the question, which is known to be problematic because they cannot be searched or be piped into a screen reader. ...
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I am not allowed by you to post images but my reputation is over 300.

Hi: I have posted a post in math dot stackexcange dot com which includes an image and your site said that I could not post and image because I should have reputation above 10 to do that. But according ...
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PNG images on stack.imgur rendered incorrectly on Chrome

In this post on main, when the PNG file is shown implicitly (one has to open a new tab to see it), the color scheme seems to be reversed (bright $\leftrightarrow$ ...
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What tools can be used to extract MathJax/LaTeX from scanned input?

Some users post question (and sometimes also answers) which contain text and formulas as images. Often some other users help with retyping the questions into properly formatted text and MathJax ...
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Animated GIFs in questions

I saw this post come up during review, and my lizard brain yelling ANIMATED GIF ARGH DIE IN A FIRE overcame any rational response. I'm not sure I've seen any GIFs in MSE before that. Here is a prior ...
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Mathpix Snip Tool: Automatic $\rm\LaTeX$ code generation from typed or handwritten math! [closed]

The Mathpix Snip tool is quite impressive. I recommend you check it out! It could save you a lot of effort in trying to write $\rm\LaTeX$ code. Here is an example at work. Original image: First ...
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need help on how to re-post an existing question that contains too many questions

I want to repost part of my question: Questions concerning quotient spaces specifically collapsing a set to a point. One of the commenter stated that I have included like ten questions in a single ...
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Issue with picture uploads

I just uploaded a picture here, and there seems to be an issue with it. For me I can see it. The TS seems to not being able to view the picture. To draw the rectangle $R=[0, 2]\times [0,1]$ What ...
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Self-delete my criticized question?

I'd a problem reading & understanding a certain argument in an article on numbertheory. Not a big thing for any student with some experience with $\lim \inf()$ and $\lim \sup()$. So I copied (...
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Can we manually adjust image width in a post?

When one attaches an image to the body of a post, like so— —it automatically takes up the entire width of the body of the text. Is there any way that this can be manually altered? For example, ...
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How can we resize a graph?

Is it possible to resize a graph in a post? For example, I wanted to resize this one, because the original size looks much better.
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Software to draw Geometrical Diagrams

On MSE, many users include diagrams with their solutions to help illustrate concepts and make their solutions clearer. Is there an optimal software for doing so? Any recommendations are greatly ...
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Some pictures don't show on mobile site.

I've noticed that, recently, some pictures don't show on the mobile site despite being formatted correctly. I'm using the ZTE Blade V8. I wonder if anyone else is experiencing this problem. They ...
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eps file upload

I wish it were possible to upload/include eps files. The insert-image thing doesn't recognize them as images. Question: Is it mandatory to ask an actual question when posting a feature-request "...
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How to upload MULTIPLE (stable) images?

How do I upload say 5 JPEG images into a question so that I do not need to retype so many paragraphs in my question, and at the same time do not need provide the link to PDF of the entire book? What ...
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Posting a graphic in comments.

This post is in reference to this comment . The sentiment which both I and the user who commented (and a few others in the MSE community perhaps) share is the possibility of being able to post ...
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What are the rules for posting an image with my attempts to solve my question?

Hi guys not sure if this is the right place to post this but just wondering what is the rules regarding posting images of individual attempts for a question you have asked, i.e. if I have a question, ...
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Animations in other format than .gif

I sometimes like to include animations as part of my posts to add explanations to what I am doing. However it seems only .gif is the format for animations supported. Is there some way to include ...
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Post pictures using mobile

How to post pictures on mobile? I wanted to answer a question with a diagram on my mobile. How should I do that? I am currently on iPhone, using the stack exchange application.
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Question on proofs with text-&-LaTeX images

Two days ago, I saw a stochastic process question which contained images that could be completely $\rm\TeX$ified. Based on several related questions found on this site, I think those images should be ...
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Is it okay to ask for recommendations for a graphing tool?

I want to graph a 2d surface in 3d Euclidean space and then plot multiple trajectories along the surface. Is it okay to ask what free graphing/plotting tool might be suitable on the main site and how ...
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How long should a non-answer with picture be allowed as an answer

I have come across this answer which begins with "This is not an answer". [remark: the post has now been edited and the phrasing has been changed] The answer with pictures is posted as an answer ...
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Adding gifs - not cycling continuously

I just added a gif to a question, and on 2 different browsers, the gif stops after 2 cycles. When I have done this previously, the gif just keeps cycling round (as desired). Is this a new stack ...
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Can we support TikZ picture rendering?

I found an older thread from 2013 with basically the same question: Using TikZ on math.stackexchange I'd like to revive the discussion, since I believe it's certainly possible, even if it may not ...
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Is it ok to take a picture of printed formulaes instead of typing them in MathJaxs?

And would it also be ok to take a picture of neatly written formulaes?
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Can I embed a YouTube video?

I'd like to link a YouTube video (from Numberphile) and pose a question about its content. Is it possible to embed the video into the question body?
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Problems at imgur?

A question of mine seems to have problem with some images I put. Is this a temporary thing or do I have to do something?
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Is there any method to draw vector graphics for geometry in MSE?

I want to know if there is any kind of vector graphics tools like "Asymptote" or something like that in MSE. I would be very helpful for geometry problems. Or is is doable in MathJax?
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Is there a search option for images?

Is there a search option that selects the posts that contains an attached image? Something as the option for the search of a code?
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Text following a graphic and blank space; a wrap around suggestion [closed]

An image whose height is more than its width, has a blank space to its right with a text following below them. Can we wrap text around the image and upwards to shorten the posting by filling up the ...
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The "can't add images, but post is unclear without images" problem

I have a question about my Mathematics Stack Exchange post: concatenating translation and rotation matrix - what am I doing wrong? Hi, I hope this post wasn't downvoted (no idea why it was, because ...
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