Retrieving full resolution images from Posts

  • Last Post 2 weeks ago
peteroznewman posted this 2 weeks ago

Have you struggled to read some of the text in images included in some posts.

I avoid putting in images that are too wide, but I put one in this post for you to experience the problem.

Simply zooming in with the Browser zoom function doesn't give you any more resolution, but there is a workaround.

Chrome users: Right click on the image and select Open Image in New Tab.
Firefox users: Right click on the image and select View Image.
Internet Explorer users: get Chrome of Firefox; seriously.

Then in the new tab, delete the last part of the name in the address bar, the part after the ? character.

For example in the above image, the name in the address bar is:


Delete the ?width=690&upscale=false then hit enter, now you have recovered a full resolution image.

Some other websites do this automatically when you double click on an embedded image. That would be a nice enhancement to this site.



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SandeepMedikonda posted this 2 weeks ago

Hi Peter,

  Yes, this enhancement request has been put in and I.T is looking into this.

  This workaround you provided is really good and would help a lot, thank you.