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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 tex.stackexchange.com 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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Insert an image into a MWE of a question or answer

Why don't some users add images when posting a question or answer? I believe that, at least for me, sometimes when the question is not very clear, the drawing helps to understand what you want. Do you ...
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Can no longer post an image with my questions

As of yesterday, there is a strange problem when I try to include an image with my tex.sx questions. I click on the image icon or hit ctrl-G, and I get the upload dialog box, but it tells me that my ...
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What is the meaning/importance of Krampus?

I've noticed some images through documents and on site that use Krampus as part of a certain iconography. Where does this come from? Maybe related to GNU? But why/how?
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What is the best way to prepare LaTeX examples for posting on TeX.SE?

When I post small examples of LaTeX code, I use the convert -density 600 -trim file.pdf file.png method. This gives files that are extremely lightweight and integrate well into TeX.SE's quote ...
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When does the site convert PNGs to JPGs?

Yesterday, I was surprised to receive a comment suggesting that I replace JPG images with PNGs. I was surprised because the images I had uploaded had been PNGs. Moreover, the originals were still on ...
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Why does the chat room no longer support alpha-channel enabled images?

I don't know whether or not it is a local issue. Feel free to migrate to the global meta if necessary. In my experience in the past, alpha-channel enabled images are displayed correctly in main site,...
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Lost the ability to paste images into posts from clipboard

It could just be me or my setup, but I seem to have lost the ability to paste images from the clipboard into posts via the Add Image tool. Anyone else? I know that Chrome recently had an update, but ...
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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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How to provide pdf_tex files for MWEs?

In my minimal working example I use a pdf_tex file as input. I have been asked to upload it; however, I can only upload the pdf file since pdf_tex is a text file. Of course, I can paste the content ...
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Policy: Including external images from copyrighted (sometimes unknown to us) documents

To make it for record/reference, It's somewhat related to unlicensed fonts In the following Q the OP linked a pdf document(All rights reserved by Author, but freely available via university handle) ...
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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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Button to upload a picture is missing

I need to upload an image to illustrate my problem. However, it is strange that some buttons are missing (see the screenshot below). How can I upload an image in this situation? Does it need a higher ...
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Caching of images

If I include an image to a question (e.g. using my Dropbox account) will they be cached? So, can I remove them from my Dropboc public folder after posting the question without removing the image in ...
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Can a profile picture have an alpha channel?

This is really not very important, but it bugs me. It seems impossible to get a profile picture with a transparent part. Even if I upload a picture with an alpha channel, the system seems to remove ...
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Adding images changes code block indices

I encountered some strange behaviour when posting this answer The problem: The inclusion of images altered code in the code block. Specifically, my code contained double indices of the form [i][1] ...
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How to include latex preview [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one add a LaTeX output to a question/answer? I have seen that some users include a preview of how the LaTeX code will be rendered. Are they just including a picture ...
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Uploading images with blur shadows

I wanted to upload this image, which illustrates some answers to a question I asked. http://people.ds.cam.ac.uk/mg262/combined.pdf As you can see, if I try and upload it as a PDF, the forum software ...
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Illustrating a multi-page MWE

I've often found that it is helpful to post a image with your MWE. In cases where you're using a single-Page MWE, ImageMagick's 'convert' utility does the trick. For multi-page MWEs (e.g. for ...
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Generating images for inclusion in posts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one add a LaTeX output to a question/answer? When generating images to illustrate a phenomenon in a question, I typically end up creating a TeX file, compiling it, ...
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How to produce application window recording for posting on the main site

Since this is a question-and-answer site strictly requiring a discussion to start with a question, I ask you whether you are interested in a recipe on how to record an application window and to ...
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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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Answering tex.stackexchange.com questions from the iPad (solved)

Edit (may 6, 2014) This issue is now solved. From IOS6 (dec 2012), Safari has access to the camera roll, so it is possible to upload images directly from Safari without the Dropbox workaround. That ...
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How can I provide a better resolution of uploaded pictures created with the document class standalone?

Very often I use the document class standalone to created a cropped PDF for uploading to tex.stackexchange. However the resolution after the upload isn't very good. What can I do?
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how can i upload an image to be included in a question or answer?

can this question be added to the faq, please? i've spent several hours looking for the answer -- i know it's there, because i happened on it a couple of months ago, but didn't record its location. ...
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imgur image hosting

I noticed that there was an informational message in the past few days about imgur having issues. Now I see that that message is no longer appearing, but when I try to upload an image I get: Failed ...
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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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Style of typesetting images in questions/answers

With image support via imgur.com 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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How do we repair Gonzalo Medina's posts containing images?

As I explained in this answer, all the links to images that were not uploaded via the "add image" button are broken. (EDIT: See also this announcement by Jeff for the background.) This has the ...
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The image you are requesting does not exist or is no longer available

Please kindly navigate to Can PSTricks or others draw the 4 common tangent lines of 2 “disjoint” circles without having to do extra calculations? and see what happened there. I am not sure it is a ...
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Is it worth allowing us to upload images to the comments?

If we need to show a screenshot (pertaining to error messages for example) in comments, what should we do? Is it worth allowing us to upload images to the comments?
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List of commonly available example images

Often one or more images are required in minimal working examples or as part of some example code of and answer to make it compile successful and/or give some nice visual result. One problem is that ...
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Including images from Wikipedia or Wikicommons

Is it ok to include an image from Wikipedia or Wikicommons directly, i.e using the ![<title>](<URL>) or ![<title>][<num>] syntax? Because TeX.SX is also under a wiki license ...
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How do I vertically align an inline image?

I just used this image in a question, and I think you'll agree that it would look much better if the image was lowered a bit. I tried the html code <img src="http://mathurl.com/332t642.png" style=...
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LaTeX sand-box?

Instead (or in addition) to having TeX markup eventually, we could also have a little LaTeX/TeX sand box apear on every page (possibly with a way to hide it) in similar style to LaTeXit! on mac. This ...
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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 ...