the image cannot be displayed because it contains errors.

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  • #668425

    quirkyhill
    Member

    hi, i’d like to know why some of the images have this problem. after i upload them, they display correctly. sometimes, after a short period, they do not appear, just a blank white box. clicking on them gives the message ‘the image xxx cannot be displayed because it contains errors’ i don’t get it, i didn’t do anything to it at all. what causes this and how can i solve it? thanks all!

    The blog I need help with is quirkyhill.wordpress.com.

    #668571

    quirkyhill
    Member

    i just tried uploading new images. they won’t appear either.

    i’ve cleared my cookies, cache and updated my flash player.

    #668573

    Can you give us a link to a post or page where one of those images are?

    #668575

    quirkyhill
    Member

    sorry, this sounds awfully stupid but 10s after i left this forum and retried, all images appeared correctly again. one of the posts which had this problem was http://quirkyhill.wordpress.com/2011/07/24/ketchup-catches-up/

    nevertheless i notice this problem occurs with my blog quirkyhill.wordpress.com from time to time. i usually insert the images into the posts again when it happens.

    could it be because i didn’t clear cache, etc?

    #668577

    Not likely on the cache, but then again one never knows.

    What program do you use to prepare your images before uploading them?

    #668579

    quirkyhill
    Member

    irfanview, to do mainly basic resizing.

    #668590

    Yeah, that should do fine really. There are some issues with iPhoto and some other camera brand-specific image editing programs. Keep an eye on it and if it comes back, let us know.

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