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Restoring Bill Thurston's figures in an answer

I have reproduced two more figures for which the Mathematica code was given [(1) and (2)], and I have written to Dropbox Support, to inquire if they can restore the broken links. [Most likely the ...
Carlo Beenakker's user avatar
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imgur will remove some content soon. Does MathOverflow need to save images?

Not an answer, but doesn't really fit in a comment. Glorfindel ran a script to find and try to upload linked images to Stack Exchange's Imgur repository (those images won't be removed by Imgur). His ...
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"[error] I'm a teapot" when trying to add a picture

The "teapot" error is one of the various responses we return if something looks very suspicious at the http/form level - most likely because of an XSRF check failure. On mathoverflow, this is usually ...
Marc Gravell's user avatar
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Restoring Bill Thurston's figures in an answer

I couldn't find the images, but the Mathematica notebook he posted still seems to be accessible via the Wayback Machine! I've put a copy temporarily at If someone wants ...
Kim Morrison's user avatar
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How do I add captions to inserted figures

One way to approximate a figure caption is to add this immediately after your image: ...
Joseph O'Rourke's user avatar
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Why don't images show up in a post?

This may be a bug caused by the recent migration to CommonMark, and indeed it seems to be related to the large amount of HTML (I've encountered similar issues while trying to fix broken images across ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
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Why does this figure do not appear?

It is difficult to give some advice since it is not clear what went wrong. The OP has confirmed in the meantime that now the images are visible in the post. As you can see in the revision history, all ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Apologies re image links update => bumping

This is not an answer to Joseph O'Rourke's question, but rather an apology of my own, along the same lines: Many of my old posts used images that I hosted at Photobucket, and they have now have ...
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Is it allowed to use images for pasting math formula?

I stumbled upon this post on Meta Stack Exchange, where various reasons why typing the math formula is preferred over including images: Why are images of text, code and mathematical expressions ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar

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