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How to post gifs on this site?

Most replies to my comments have "gif" images. How do I put them in my posts? Adding a new image doesn't work. Also, this will help with asking questions because I always need to show examples.
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Button to insert <kbd></kbd> for users

I come across a lot of posts which lack proper hotkey formatting: any key And I change it to: AnyKey It would save me 11 keystrokes per ...
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How can I optimize images and screenshots that I embed in my post?

Uploading 1MB images or even 300KB images in a question or answer is often unnecessary/overkill and slows down page loads significantly especially when viewing on a mobile connection. Similarly, ...
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placing .gifs in text

I have read how to post gifs on this site, but I can't get that to work for me. I tried using Gfycat and everytime I try and upload the images I get an error saying ...
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How can I insert videos into my Q&A?

Some people give visual appealing answers with a video/gif. I saw that those link to i.stack.imgur.com. How can I use that service to automatically transform my blender screencasts (avi jpg) into ...
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How are Tags read?

If a question is asked, and a certain (what might be relevant) 'tag' is not added, does it mean that answers, relative to that missing 'tag', will be excluded (as being 'beyond the scope of the ...
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How should I flag tutorial requests?

I recently came across a question that is nothing but a request for a tutorial. I looked into flagging it, but I couldn't decide what flag to use. Off topic gives me the choices of bug report, too ...
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How to link to a specific answer?

How can I link to a specific answer on a question, such that when the link is followed it scrolls down to the answer? I have seen this done and know how to do it for comments (simply click on the ...
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Where can tag proposals go?

Where should tag proposals be made? (I want to suggest dupli or duplivert)
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Why are numbers "banned" from tag synonym names?

After getting this error message when trying to create a new tag synonym for 3d-view Failed to propose synonym: Version specific synonyms can only be created by moderators I researched it a bit and ...
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How can I delete my account?

I looked into the profile settings and couldn't any button or option for account deletion. I searched on meta and it seems no one asked this question before, can anyone help me? should I contact a ...
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Images in comments?

I have seen people post comments with links to images on Stack Exchange's very own Imgur installation. How can you upload an image for a comment like this?
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what to do when a question is marked as duplicate and clearly isn't?

In the case of this question, there are 5 moderators marking it duplicate. The answer referenced doesn't answer the question asked. it concerning completely different keyboard layout than the one ...
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I am unable to suggest edits

I suggested some edits which were rejected yesterday. Since then, I am not able to suggest anymore edits. I wonder, how can I lift this ban?
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Is there a way or a convention to know or indicate the first frames of a GIF?

Sometimes gif animations are hard to understand because we don't know where the sequence begin. Is there a convention to indicate the beginning (something special to add at the beginning of the ...
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Following a thread sequence when edited

How to understand what happens is this two situations : an answer when the question has been edited and so the answer has no sense anymore an answer which was edited (by someone else) but the related ...
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Does the community have any say over the design?

Re: Congratulations! Blender is graduating!