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  Reporting possible bugs

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Maybe my computer is misbehaving please check the following.

I was not able to upload a picture, after I upload it shows 1 line(that too half hidden).

When I click on it reports Image source URL is missing. As far as I understand the system is to upload the picture into physics overflow servers and then  insert it in the page, It does not seem to be working.

Second bug is when I edit my question the answer seems to be truncated at

"two intersecting cycles C and C' with "(followed by some latex error)

Is this reproducible ?

asked May 15, 2015 in Bug by Prathyush (705 points) [ revision history ]
retagged May 20, 2015 by dimension10
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I just pushed the edit button (without intention to edit it) on that question, and it looks truncated in exactly the same way to me too ...

When I try to insert a picture by copying it directly from my laptop, it appears in the editor and preview, but when I try to post it says

Maximum length is 20000 characters

When I try to insert the picture using the upload button, I get the same issue as @Prathush

@Prathyush The editing issue is very strange, as the database content seems to be correct. I'll transfer the content to my local site to analyze it. Please stay patient until I have fixed it.

Could you please post your picture as an answer to the sandbox using the same procedure as you used when the bug occurred? I may then analyze the result and try to help you.

@Dilaton Pasting a picture into the editor converts its bytes into an ASCII hex code, which results rapidly in a very long text. The maximum allowed text length of a post is 20000 characters (due to the database table size). So pasting is only possible for very small pictures and should be avoided.

@Prathyush The first issue (edit of your question) is fixed now. There was a bad side effect in the new editor. I continue to find the issue with the image upload.

@Prathyush Image upload works now. There was again a side effect, but this time a brainteaser to debug.

@polarkernel Thank you for the quick response. Inserting pictures works as intended. 

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@polarkernel The same error comes once I upload the picture I see one line, seems like the scroll on the right is missing, but if I try to scroll using dragging, I see basically the page that I am in a one line box, all the things, Logo, answers comments etc.

When I press OK it gives me an error  "Image source URL is missing."

@polarkernel Thanks editing works as intended now.

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