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When does the site convert PNGs to JPGs?

This seems status-by-design with IMGUR. That is when the size of the image reaches some threshold, conversion to JPG is automatically initiated. The threshold seem to be around 1MB. Here is an ...
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Why does the chat room no longer support alpha-channel enabled images?

What changed is that we started using imgur thumbnails by default in chat; so when you link to http://i.stack.imgur.com/iSQFI.png, we display http://i.stack.imgur.com/iSQFIm.png, but link to the ...
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Visual search on TeX.SE

There doesn't exist a native way of doing that on the network. However, as already mentioned in Schrödinger's cat's answer, you can use the image search option with Google, targeting this site via ...
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Add directly a PDF image from overleaf to a question or an aswer edit

As of now, Stack Exchange only provides image uploader on all sites using Imgur's service. While some SE sites got their customization like Code Snippet (SO, etc), MathJax (Mathematics.SE, etc), ...
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Failure to show image that already exists in imgur

Here are some of the issues with the markdown provided in the linked question: The use of the HTML <img> tag is incorrect. The correct usage would be <img src="https://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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How does one add a LaTeX output to a question/answer?

Maybe this could be useful for someone: the convert command of ImageMagick has an option which allows you to cut out the written part of an image: -trim +repage. If you use arara package you may use ...
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How to produce application window recording for posting on the main site

Use Licecap. It provides the end user with "simple animated screen captures" and functions on all major distributions (Windows, OSX, Linux). Features include Record directly to .GIF or .LCF. Move the ...
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How does one add a LaTeX output to a question/answer?

In the particular case of a beamer question with overlays, it is often useful to attach the output in the form of an (animated) GIF. The answer to that (brought to me courtesy of @Schrödinger'scat) ...
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Can no longer post an image with my questions

Looks like the problem was a certain browser extension: disabling it solves the problem. I have no idea why that extension, which has never created problems before, should do so now, but I'll deal ...
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Image Uploader Using Random Image

This issue has been fixed (on Imgur's side). For more details on what happened, see I am getting the wrong image when uploading a picture.
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Image Uploader Using Random Image

I experience more or less the same: No matter what file I upload, the image https://i.stack.imgur.com/gGfsT.png is displayed: I helped myself as follows: I browsed to the page https://imgur.com/...
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