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Attaching Images to Questions [duplicate]

How do I attach (or paste in-line) a jpg to a question if I don't have a server to point the link to?
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I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?

I was posting some question about this strange thing LaTeX is doing when I try to compile my thesis. Someone asked me to provide a minimal example that reproduces the problem. My thesis is now a few ...
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How does one add a LaTeX output to a question/answer?

How does one add a LaTeX output* to a question/answer? *the thing you see in the PDF/DVI when you compile the LaTeX code.
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What goes in the FAQ?

One of the seven essential questions is: what goes in the FAQ. We should bear in mind that no-one ever reads these things first off. Their purpose is so that when someone takes some action (like ...
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Most efficient workflow for displaying (imgur hosted) output of TeX & friends source?

Many seem to "effortlessly" (well, maybe it seems effortless because there's no effort on my part!) display the output of their TeX & friends source code in their posts. They must have some way to ...
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How do you crop an attached PDF?

Once I posted a simple LaTeX code and the associated PDF output when I asked a question. Few minutes later some nice person edited my post by cropping the empty area of the PDF document. Since then ...
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The Fastest Method I've Seen for Sharing Any (LaTex) Image

I wanted to share how I do it with everyone as it's extremely quick. Please see my answer.
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Where should images go?

I recently posted an answer and wanted to include a figure I made for it. I ended up putting it on my institutional account, but I realize that this is not ideal (since the account will probably be ...
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New users - How to do good questions and answers?

I am a new user of and probably this could be a stupid question, but is there any information about how to pose good questions and make good answers? I think it could be useful ...
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How to mark dead links

Sometimes when entering an old post, links are dead. Stack Exchange should add some quick button to mark a link as dead in old posts so that authors gets notified and can modify the post.
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The Unofficial TeX-SX FAQ

Welcome to (otherwise known as TeX-SX or TeX-SE). This is the unofficial FAQ which we've put together to help you figure out how to make best use of this site. There is an ...
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Style of typesetting images in questions/answers

With image support via being almost one year old, the content in both questions and answers have surely been enriched. My introduction to posting images, like with so many new users, came ...
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Add directly a PDF image from overleaf to a question or an aswer edit

When posting a question or an answer on I often start by creating a MWE with overleaf. Then if I want to include the resulting PDF I have to download it to my local system first ...
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How can I upload an image to be included in a comment?

This is a follow-up question to how can i upload an image to be included in a question or answer?, this time with regards to comments. The comment-interface seems limited and doesn't support embedding ...
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Uploading images with blur shadows

I wanted to upload this image, which illustrates some answers to a question I asked. As you can see, if I try and upload it as a PDF, the forum software ...
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