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Honestly, screenshots like that full of photorealistic 3D scenery should be JPEG, unless you absolutely need to preserve every single pixel 100% accurately. (If you do need 100% pixel accuracy in a particular area, cropping out that one area is an option.) Of course, that doesn't really answer your question of how to best (convert and) upload such ...


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I propose two guidelines. Crop out unneeded info: If you take a full screen shot of your desktop to show an error message, just crop the picture in paint or something to show the relevant error message. We don't really need to see all the stuff in the background, and if you aren't paying attention, you may accidentally include information about yourself or ...


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For ease of editing, here's a list of posts with the default image alt text in them ordered by score: http://data.stackexchange.com/gaming/query/127084/posts-with-default-alt-text


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Sure there is. If you upload a large image to imgur (the default image uploading service used by Stack Exchange), just stick a letter (l, m, s) behind the URL of the image you just uploaded. For instance, I have a large image here: http://i.stack.imgur.com/2Kb1g.jpg (Original) http://i.stack.imgur.com/2Kb1gl.jpg (Large) http://i.stack.imgur.com/2Kb1gm....


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You can add an image using the following markup: ![Image description][1] Then at the bottom of the page, you need to add a link for the image [1]: http://i.stack.imgur.com/IUbiN.png The system supports uploading images from your PC as well as links to images. Just click the icon that looks like a picture (6th option from the left, between {} and ...


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You're looking at the post history. Version 1 had the picture. Version 2 had the picture. Version 3 removed the picture.


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the description part for the image markdown is the alt attribute for the actual html. so the html that's generated for your example would be: <a href="[URL at -]"><img src="[URL at -]" alt="enter image description here" title></a> this can be observed in any decent browser's Element Inspector (generally F12 or right clicking on the ...


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In addition to the above method, you can let your answer add the image automatically by clicking the highlighted button pictured below:


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See the MSO post, "Thumbnail image on Stack Overflow". Quoting lunboks' answer there: Images embedded in your post are already displayed to be 630 pixels wide on the regular site, or 90% on the mobile site, to fit the page layout. If that's not enough, or if you want to reduce the download file size too, you have a couple options: Use the ...


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Further to Private Pansy's answer, I've written a short query that lists your own posts that contain images, so you can check your own posts and make sure that yours have appropriate alt-text My Posts Containing Images - This will find all your posts with images, so you can check them all and make sure the text is descriptive. My Posts containing images ...


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No need to use frankly annoying lightboxes when good old Markdown would do: [![Alt-text][1]][1] [(Click to embiggen)][1] [1]: http://whatever/


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One thing people should note while creating Alt Text: Alt text should be SHORT. 50 characters is considered fairly ideal, 100 is pushing it, and 125 is generally considered a hard limit, due to some screen-reader software cutting longer texts up as if they were separate images, which is often confusing. I had tried to reject the edit from the queue with a ...


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It looks like @AnnaLear linked to the thumbnail sized version stored on the imgur servers. This is done by adding an "m" to the end of the stored image name (before the extension). I have since edited the answer to show the full image when clicked by linking to the original, something I often do for larger images. Checking with some of my images, this ...


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Instead of uploading your newly edited picture, save your copy in case you want to edit again in the future, then use something like Windows Snipping Tool to do a screen grab of what you are wanting to upload, and use that much smaller flat image.


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I found it's easier for me to just share to some integrated social network and then insert picture using direct link from it. Previously it was possible with Facebook or Twitter, now I can only see Twitter option. Pros: No need to use any usb stick; Quality is automatically reduced to some jpeg. Cons: Maintaining one extra account; Quality is ...


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If you just want to embed an image, you don't have to upload through the site's interface. Just link it normally (for example with Ctrl-L), then change the markdown from [enter link description here][1] ...to: ![enter link description here][1] This lets you embed images from arbitrary URLs. For example: If you actually want to upload this image... then ...


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