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On the inclusion of pages-of-text-as-images in questions

This is to ask if there is and if there should be an official position of math.SE about the inclusion, as images, of pages and pages of printed documents in questions. For a recent example of the ...
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Creating diagrams

I am fed up of using MS paint for creating diagrams and posting images on our board , do you have any application which will me to create diagrams easily . which must be portable or is there any ...
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What should I do when I see a “pic-question”?

This is something I often come across, question that have barely any text (usually no latex at all) and just a picture taken to the problem (sometimes is not even a screen captures, I've seen pictures ...
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Should I edit a question everytime I see an image in it?

I often encounter questions (or even answers!) which contains text-&-latex in an image. Now, should I edit them even if they are 2 years old, already have an answer, just to remove the picture ...
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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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Are pictures of hand-written drawings allowed?

My question, is whether uploading a picture of some hand-written drawings (not text I could write in TeX), might be acceptable, such as the one below. Sometimes I just have an easier time ...
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Broken imgur-links

Is there any plan to take care of broken imgur image-links? They look like this: (This picture is taken from Bill Dubuque's answer here which was posted not even two months ago—look at the ...
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Rescaling images after posting

Sometimes my images nicely fit into the rest of the body of the question. Most of the time they are too large. Is it possible to rescale them after posting? If not can we have that?
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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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Permanent Picture Uploads

I came across this question and in the process found that I could not access the corresponding image as it was hosted on imgur. Is there any solution for the above? (The questions contains a link ...
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Is there a way to draw a graph (vertices & edges) in LaTeX on this website?

I googled and found how to do it in LaTeX software on your computer, but what about this website, possible to draw graphs as easy as writing out a matrix in LaTeX? Failing that is there some website ...
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How can I draw a tree like this?

I want to draw the following tree in a question. But, I don't want to upload a picture. Can anyone tell me how to do it using MathJax?
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Creating simple graphs

I've answered a question on the intuition behind the Arc Length formula. I would really like to add a couple of simple pictures to illustrate the two distance computations. They would involve a ...
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Is it possible to insert an image in comments? if the answer is “yes”, then how?

Is it possible to insert an image in comments? if the answer is "yes", then how?
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Are picture environments not allowed in MathJax?

In a WordPress blog post of mine I used the following LaTeX code: ...
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On the inclusion of pages-of-text-as-images in answers

This is related to this question: On the inclusion of pages-of-text-as-images in questions and inspired by this answer of mine: https://math.stackexchange.com/a/100984/2614 So, the discussion in the ...
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How could I add a graph to a post at MSE?

How could I add a graph to a post at MSE ? Is it possible to do this with mathjax ? If not, what would be an other way to add graphs to an question/answer. To illustrate, I would like to add something ...
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How to center a figure in the post?

In this post here, the figure appears on the left side. I tried to center the figure but I could not do so. Is there a way to center figures/text in a post?
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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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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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How to Post Pictures in an Array/Table, on MSE, with MathJax

Is it possible to marshal multiple pictures in one question in an array or table? For example, I'd like to piece together a 2 x 2 array from the following pictures. I essayed this but it foundered: ...
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What is the efficient way to search post with pictures/images?

I have answered quite a few posts with pictures/images. Is there a way to search MSE so that it lists all my posts, where I have used an image/picture?
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Click on image to display larger version

This is related to earlier posts on rescaling images after posting, but I'd like to propose a feature similar to Wikipedia. There clicking on an image that appears in an article links to display of a ...
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Why should I ![enter image description here][1]?

![enter image description here][1] What does the image description here affect? Does it ever show up somehow other than when I edit a post? I put "yuk" there. So what?
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Are uploaded images preserved in the SE system?

I just inserted an image-link into someone's answer (uploading the picture from my computer), and I notice that the image now resides at http://i.stack.imgur.com/. ...
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Will images included in a comment remain available

I just wanted to write a comment with reference to an image. As comments won't allow inline images, I uploaded the image to an edit window of some other post, canceled the edit there, and included the ...
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How do I upload an image for use in a question?

How do I upload an image for use in a question? I can see the "Images" menu item, but the help assumes I have a link to the image. The image is something I created on my computer. Can I upload it to ...
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Pasting in images

Could people please tell me some of the more common ways to place/paste images, rather than links to images, in an answer on Main? Last night I requested an image from Joseph O'Rourke, who is a ...
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Question where the question is an image [duplicate]

Is https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/762121/can-someone-check-my-reduction-of-power-work an allowed question? The question is an image not in text - the image can be removed at some time and ...
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Shouldn't images be centered?

I have posted some images inside questions and answers (nice feature), and missed the possibility of specifying the alignment. Actually, considering that the inserted images are never floated/inlined, ...
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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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Would animated GIFs appear noisy here?

I have an animated GIF that illustrates an answer, but I don't know whether the constant animation would be disruptive or noisy on the site's normally static pages. How do people feel about such ...
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A bevy of questions with embedded images

This may be a bit of a temporary issue, but of late, and in particular today, I have noticed an unusual number of questions that contain their content in linked images. I generally do about 20 close ...
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How to center an image?

Is it possible to show the image below centered instead of aligned to the left?
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Shouldn't there be an easy way to sketch a solution?

I love the fact that this site supports $\LaTeX$, but some things are more easily explained with a free-form drawing. Many people I know have a drawing tablet, and many javascript libraries to allow ...
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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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Please don't flag posts containing re-purposed ImageShack image URLs as spam

It has recently been noticed that ImageShack does a horrible thing: they re-purpose old image URLs for advertising purposes. This can lead the impression that some older posts are actually spam, for ...
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How can I insert a picture/graphic on an answer or comment?

The question is on the title, I read on the help how to include links, but the images I want to include are on my pc, not online. Is there a way to upload a file? Alternatively, is there any public, ...
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Is there a standard drawing tool used for asking or answering questions?

MathJax is a very useful tool to express many mathematical expressions. It is a fundamental part of asking or answering questions. Sometimes, I would like to visualize things to make them more ...
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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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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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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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Graphing Software - a faq?

I noticed another in the line of graphing-software questions. This means we now have Draw customized (calculus) graphs like these?, What is a good graphing software?, Software for plotting a graph, A ...
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Suggestions for image hosting

I think it'd be useful to have a list of suggested sites on which to host images (e.g. diagrams) used in questions and answer.
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Is it OK to post images/text from a textbook?

I'm self studying a textbook and sometimes I do not understand the explanation the author is trying to give for a concept. Is it OK for me to write out what the textbook says verbatim and/or take an ...
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“step by step” solution to upload a png image from my desktop named “snap”

I want to upload an image from my desktop, but I can't. I read https://math.stackexchange.com/editing-help#images but can't operate. I need a "step by step" solution to upload a png image from my ...
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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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Questions about inviting response, dishonesty, uploading image.

Some general questions, please: (1) I am studying graduate math online, this forum is the best place for getting help. If I post a question and if I would like a certain person whom I respected to ...
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Requiring drawing for geometry questions

I wonder if we have a rule requiring a questioner to provide a legible drawing when posing an elementary geometry question. If not, I propose that we have one, for the following reasons: It saves a ...